Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 21, 1998 --
Khoral Research Inc. (KRI) today announced that it has entered into an
international distributor agreement with Fast Parallel Solutions France
(FPS France). FPS France, a former distributor of Research System Inc.'s
IDL, will have exclusive distribution rights in both France and Belgium and
will provide commercial KRI products and services to customers within these
KRI's flagship product, Khoros® Pro 2000™, is the most visible of KRI's
products and services to be offered by FPS France. Khoros Pro 2000 provides a
comprehensive integrated system that combines powerful visual tools with an
easy-to-use software development environment. The Khoros Pro 2000 VPE and SDK
product suite focuses on solving problems for customers in Aerospace, Defense,
Education and Government.
"We are extremely pleased to join forces with FPS France," said Don Bouchard,
Vice President of Sales & Marketing for KRI. "This partnership is an important
step towards increasing the global presence of KRI and will benefit our
European users. FPS France has built a reputation for its remarkably strong
technical sales presence in France. Its success with IDL will carry over to
KRI's product line. Since it's release in June, sales of Khoros Pro 2000 have
been outstanding. We have no doubt that FPS France will maintain the momentum
in France and Belgium."
"Over the years, KRI has had a strong following in Europe," said Louis Tauziet,
Managing Director for FPS France. "When we investigated their products for
distribution, we found them a very good match to our clients' needs. We were
especially impressed with the software development capability and intuitive
visual prototyping in Khoros Pro 2000."
FPS France was founded in 1992 to provide systems integration and software to
the European community. Having been a distributor of IDL for many years, FPS
France is well acquainted with the European technical computing community and
is prepared to provide both KRI applications and training to their clients.
About Khoral Research Inc.
KRI designs, builds, deploys, services, and supports technical computing
solutions that create a competitive advantage for its customers by scaling
transparently from the desktop to the supercomputer.
KRI's productivity services and software tools have gained worldwide acceptance
among major organizations such as Intel, Lockheed Martin, Schlumberger,
Dupont, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the French Atomic Commission, and
Raytheon. For more information, contact John M Salas at E-mail: salas at khoral dot com or
505-268-2797. FAX: 505-268-7130.
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