MKS Inc.

MKS Inc.

October 26, 2005 09:00 ET

MKS and ProxyCo Partner to Deliver Application Lifecycle Management in Denmark

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 26, 2005) - MKS Inc. (TSX:MKX) today announced it will partner with ProxyCo, a United Kingdom and Denmark-based software and IT consultancy specializing in process management, project management and infrastructure consulting.

ProxyCo will initially provide sales and account management for MKS's single architecture, enterprise Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) product, the MKS Integrity Suite™, in Denmark.

"We are pleased to join ProxyCo in delivering a proven application lifecycle management solution to aid organizations in Denmark to achieve higher levels of software process maturity," says Michael Harris, MKS chief operating officer. "MKS's process framework for the Information Technology Infrastructure Library® (ITIL) will also complement ProxyCo's experience working with and within ITIL-based organizations."

"The Danish IT and electronics industry have long traditions of working globally with partners, customers and now increasingly with outsource partners," says Birger Rosager, Partner, ProxyCo. "KS Integrity Suite, with its unique capability of supporting the development lifecycle of IT and electronics applications in a multi-location environment, will help Danish companies maintain their reputation for innovative high quality solutions and help them maintain full control of their distributed environments in addition to better cost control and productivity."

About ProxyCo

ProxyCo provides software and company agency services, and project management consulting within the IT infrastructure area. ProxyCo's core competency is digitizing business processes. ProxyCo represents market leading providers of specialist IT solutions and services in the areas of application development, business process and IT infrastructure management. Combined with extensive experience from large international corporations and by introducing automated process and improving governance, ProxyCo can assist CEO's and CIO's address today's demands for increased efficiency and control. ProxyCo is located in Haderslev, Denmark. More information about ProxyCo can be found on the web at, by calling +45-702-71627, or by email at

About MKS

MKS is the premier provider of application lifecycle management solutions for the global 1000. MKS's solution spans from requirements management to deployment providing customers with enhanced development productivity, visibility over processes, and improved IT controls for regulatory compliance. MKS's software is distinguished by its single architecture and deep integration of features delivering collaboration throughout the development lifecycle, rapid implementation and low total cost of ownership.

Founded in 1984, MKS serves more than 10,000 customers in countries across the world. Whether through deployment of MKS's solution strategically on an enterprise scale, or by leveraging individual components to solve project-level challenges, our customers can use MKS's software to enable higher levels of process maturity, better manage global development activity and safeguard their most critical business applications and software assets. Under its widely known MKS Toolkit brand, MKS also provides UNIX-Windows co-existence and system administration that significantly cut development and administrative costs and reduce time to market, while enabling enhanced performance. More information about MKS can be found at, or by calling 1-800-265-2797 (US & Canada), +49-711-351775-0 (Germany), +44-1483-733900 (United Kingdom) and 1-519-884-2251 (Rest of World).

Copyright (C) 2004 MKS Inc. MKS, MKS Integrity Suite, and MKS Toolkit are trademarks or registered trademarks of MKS Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this release are the property of their respective owners.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. When used in this document, the words "may", "would", "could", "will", "intend", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the Company's current views with respect to future events and are subject to such risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause our actual results to differ materially from the statements made including those factors detailed from time to time in filings made by the Company with Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward looking statements prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated or expected. The Company does not intend and does not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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