SOURCE: DCG Systems, Inc.

May 06, 2008 13:00 ET

DCG Systems, Inc. Announces Distribution Agreement With SECTOR Technologies

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - DCG Systems, Inc. has completed a distribution agreement with SECTOR Technologies to assume responsibility for all DCG Systems product sales and service within Europe. SECTOR Technologies was formed by former employees of Credence Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: CMOS). Credence has been fully supportive in facilitating the transfer of DCG business to DCG Systems in order to ensure a continuous high level of customer support. DCG Systems and SECTOR Technologies welcome this new partnership as a way to ensure the ongoing and timely support of its European customer base.

"We look forward to continuing to work with our colleagues that formed SECTOR Technologies in order to provide the highest level of ongoing service for our European customers. SECTOR employees bring many years of excellence and experience in working with our customers and our products, and we anticipate their contribution to our continuing growth in Europe," said Dr. Israel Niv, President and CEO of DCG Systems, Inc.

"We believe that this change will be beneficial for existing DCG Systems customers as we are leveraging on highly qualified and experienced teams located close to clients. We are very excited to have DCG Systems' products in our portfolio, and look forward to representing them as they continue to provide the most innovative and leading edge semiconductor laboratory diagnostic tools," said Jean-Philippe Roux, President of SECTOR Technologies SAS.

About SECTOR Technologies SAS

SECTOR Technologies SAS, a privately held company headquartered in Grenoble, France, is a provider of sales and service support for DCG Systems' products. For more information on SECTOR Technologies, please visit http://www.sector-technologies.com.

About DCG Systems

DCG Systems, Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Fremont, California, is the leading provider of semiconductor debug and characterization solutions for the global semiconductor industry. With a commitment to applying innovative technology to improve time to yield and time to market, DCG Systems delivers competitive cost and performance advantages to integrated device manufacturers (IDMs), wafer foundries and fabless chip companies worldwide. DCG Systems is comprised of the former Schlumberger/NPTest Probe Systems division, Optonics Inc. and Hypervision Inc., with an installed base of over 700 systems worldwide. For more information on DCG Systems, please visit http://www.dcgsystems.com.

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