SpellCaster appoints Keating Technologies to drive sales and manage customer satisfaction for TeleScope Business Solution

Toronto, ON - Keating Technologies Inc., Canada’s leading branch outsourcing service to the high-technology industry, has been awarded an exclusive representation agreement with SpellCaster Telecommunications Inc., a pioneer in the development of Linux based connectivity and business solutions.

“In order to gain speed to market for the TeleScope Server product, we’ve partnered with Keating Technologies who will increase the awareness and demand of this product through the Canadian reseller channel, small business and corporate Canada,” states Robert Lavigne, Chairman and Managing Director, SpellCaster Telecommunications. “By leveraging Keating’s expertise and relationships, we expect to grow our sales and our current market coverage substantially.”

Telescope Server is a software suite designed and priced to sharply reduce the cost of a computer server for a small business, department or major enterprise. Significant savings in the acquisition, implementation, administration and support of an office server with integrated Internet connectivity are realized. TeleScope is the industry’s easiest to install and administrate Linux based office business solution, providing a full range of business applications including: www Server, Name Server, FTP Server, DHCP Server, DNS Server, Print Server, E-Mail Server, Office File Server, Data-Base Server and Internet Access Server. TeleScope has all the features needed for a solid, stable, flexible server without the additional costs of seat licenses, regardless of how many users.

“We are excited by the incredible potential of the TeleScope Server product considering the need today for rapid deployment of a low cost server solution,” said Larry Keating, President and CEO, Keating Technologies Inc. “The simplicity of installation and functionality of this software makes this an outstanding technology for anyone seeking a reliable, fully functioning Linux server, finally at reasonable price.”

TeleScope Server is SpellCaster’s Linux derivative server operating system (www.telescopeserver.com). TeleScope Server has office server and connectivity features designed to provide both ease of use and lower deployment costs in single or multi-server environments. This operating system incorporates the robust stability of Linux and a user-friendly web based user interface.

Keating Technologies offers an integrated services strategy with a unique combination of customer intimacy, product knowledge and operational excellence. The company’s services focus on accelerated speed to market, operational cost-efficiencies, proven service, sales and merchandising strategies, measurable marketing initiatives and return on investment.

About SpellCaster Telecommunications
SpellCaster Telecommunications Inc. is a world leader in ISDN and remote access technology for the Linux Operating System. Our products include both hardware and software that have been designed to make any Linux system the ultimate Remote Access platform for Internet and Intranet applications. SpellCaster Telecommunications Inc., is a privately held company with operations in Toronto and Atlanta, Georgia. The company has been providing cost-effective Server and Telecommunications solutions to customers in the Linux market since 1995.

About Keating Technologies
Keating Technologies Inc., headquartered in Markham (north-east Toronto), Ontario, is a 2000 and 2001 winner of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies Program. As Canada’s leading branch outsourcing service to the high technology industry, Keating has a staff of more than 100 and provides Total Market Management® services including sales, marketing, merchandising and customer support through its offices in Vancouver, London, Markham, Montreal, and Ottawa. Keating currently represents Apollo (a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard), Digi International, Gateway Business, Norton-Lambert, SpellCaster Telecommunications, StorCase Technology, TecnoZone, USRobotics, Visiontek and provides customer service and support on behalf of 3Com, Comtrend and Palm. More information regarding Keating Technologies is available at (905) 479-0230 or by visiting the Company’s web site at www.keating.com.