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OshKosh B'Gosh Selects M-Tech's Identity Management Solution

P-Synch Manages OshKosh B'Gosh's Identity and Password Administration Requirements

Calgary, AB - January 27, 2004 -- M-Tech Information Technology, Inc., a leading provider of identity management solutions, today announced that OshKosh B'Gosh, Inc., the premier marketer of quality children's apparel and accessories has selected M-Tech's enterprise password management solution P-Synch, to manage their identity and password needs. With P-Synch implemented throughout their organization, OshKosh B'Gosh can securely organize and manage user identities and passwords on Citrix, Microsoft Windows Active Directory, and Novell.

After extensive evaluation of other solutions, OshKosh B'Gosh determined that P-Synch was the only solution that addressed their requirements. P-Synch, with features including self-service password reset, will help them improve network security, reduce the number of help desk calls, and increase employee productivity. OshKosh B'Gosh was also impressed with P-Synch's rapid deployment capabilities and scalability that contribute to a quick ROI for the solution.

"Our mission was to deploy a comprehensive, scalable, and cost-effective enterprise solution that addressed our immediate and future needs for identity management. P-Synch provides us with a flexible solution for our help desk to deal with password issues. We also anticipate a rapid user adoption, reducing the volume of calls to our corporate help desk," said Larry Plaman, Director of Technical Support at OshKosh B'Gosh.

P-Synch is part of M-Tech's identity management solution, a comprehensive suite of products that includes ID-Synch for user provisioning and access management. The deployment of P-Synch is the first step in OshKosh B'Gosh's plan to implement a full identity management strategy.

"Secure and efficient management of passwords is one of the most common identity management problems facing organizations. We are proud to provide OshKosh B'Gosh with technology that achieves immediate results," said Robert Miller, Vice President of Marketing at M-Tech. "M-Tech is committed to offering our clients solutions that are comprehensive, deploy quickly and provide a rapid return on investment."

About M-Tech Information Technology, Inc.

M-Tech is a leading provider of identity management solutions. M-Tech's solutions streamline user access and password management processes, providing organizations with improved security and a quick ROI. M-Tech's product suite, containing ID-Synch for user provisioning and P-Synch for password management, combine to provide a comprehensive solution for enterprise identity management. Deployments ranging from mid-sized companies to global enterprise installations with hundreds of thousands of users rely on M-Tech for complete identity management services. M-Tech is the only identity management software vendor to consistently prove an ROI in three to six months.

M-Tech's customers include Avon, Bank of America, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cisco, eBay, Ford Motor Company, Intel, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Merck MetLife, NCR Corporation, Pfizer, Pitney Bowes, Sears, Shell, Symantec, Wells Fargo and many more.. For more information on M-Tech and its products, please visit Hitachi-ID.com or call 1.403.233.0740.

M-Tech Contact

Dawn Mallyon
VP Marketing
Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
500, 1401 1st Street S.E
Calgary, AB T2G 2J3
1.403.233.0740 ext. 324
dawn_mallyon@Hitachi-ID.com

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