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Lanovation Named One of MinnesotaÂ’s Fastest-Growing Technology Companies in the Deloitte & Touche 2001 Minnesota Technology Fast 50 Program

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2002--Lanovation®, maker of best-of-breed software deployment solutions, has been named to Deloitte & Touche’s prestigious Fast 50 program, which is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Minnesota. Rankings are based on the percentage of growth in revenues from 1997 to 2001 and will be officially released September 20, 2002. This marks the fourth year in a row in which Lanovation has received the prestigious listing.

Lanovation CEO Kim Pearson credits high quality software, the best customer support, and an environment that stimulates ideas and employee satisfaction with the company’s revenue growth over the past five years. “Our company mission is to develop software that makes complex technology simple,” stated Pearson. “Our values are demonstrated in the service and support that our customers receive and the technology that we continue to provide that helps their organizations run more efficiently.”

“In today’s economy, double-digit percentage growth is an exceptional accomplishment,” said Ron Hafner, Deloitte & Touche partner. “We commend Lanovation for making the commitment to technology and delivering on the promise of market longevity. We are proud to honor Lanovation as a Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 50 winner.”

To qualify for the Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 1997 and $1 million in 2001; must be public or private companies headquartered in Minnesota; and must be “technology companies” defined as companies that own proprietary technology, manufacture a technology product, or devote a high percentage of effort to the research and development of technology.

Winners of the 23 regional Fast 50 programs in the U.S. are automatically entered in the Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 500 program, which ranks the nationÂ’s top 500 fastest growing technology companies. For more information on the Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 or Fast 500 programs, visit www.fast50.com.

Founded in 1985, Lanovation technology has won eleven national industry awards. Lanovation identifies practical opportunities in leading edge technology and brings them to reality. The company’s Prism Deploy® software deployment utility is recognized for its ease-of-use, speed, reliability and accuracy while its Radiem® web-based technology provides low cost, real time monitoring and control of remote equipment. Located in Minneapolis, Minn., Lanovation products are sold worldwide direct or through key distribution partnerships. For more information, please visit our web site at www.lanovation.com or call (800) 747-4487.

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CONTACT: Lanovation, Minneapolis

Mary Jo Gentry, 612/379-3805, ext. 101 mgentry@lanovation.com