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Telenisus Named a Cisco Powered Network Provider Following Launch of Managed VPN Services

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May 31, 2000

CHICAGO, May 31, 2000-Telenisus Corporation, a complete e-business service provider (ESP), has been designated a Cisco Powered Network provider, signifying the company's commitment to offering secure and reliable Internet-based communications services.

Telenisus earned the Cisco Powered Network designation following the recent deployment of its Managed Virtual Private Network (VPN) Service. Cisco Systems' secure access routers and VPN concentrators are key components of the Telenisus VPN service, which offers businesses secure Internet connections between multiple sites.

"Cisco shares our vision that the IP network is the foundation for delivering business solutions that will provide our customers with a strategic competitive advantage," said Patrick Henkle, vice president of business development, Telenisus. "By deploying Cisco's market leading technology, we are able to develop and offer the best in secure and reliable e-business services to our customers."

"Telenisus is pioneering a better way to serve the e-business needs of customers, and Cisco's relationship with Telenisus will continue to fuel the company's innovative approach to serving Web-enabled companies," said Kevin Outcalt, senior director of service provider marketing for Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO). "Through Telenisus' status as a Cisco Powered Network provider, Telenisus customers can be confident they are receiving industry-leading e-business services that are built on Cisco's high-performance, reliable and secure components."

Telenisus' participation in the Cisco Powered Network program demonstrates its ability to provide industry-leading technology solutions and services that are based on Cisco solutions. A benefit of the program for Telenisus is its participation in joint marketing, technology sharing and selling activities with Cisco.

About Telenisus

Telenisus, a first-mover in the new ESP (e-business service provider) market, offers secure and reliable managed Internet services - managed firewall/security, virtual private networks (VPNs), Web/application hosting, and e-commerce - that enable businesses to profit from the digital economy. Telenisus ( ensures security and reliability via its "built for e-business" infrastructure, from which it develops, integrates, monitors and manages its customers' entire e-business services. The privately held company, founded in June 1999, is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Ill., a suburb of Chicago.

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