Date: Wed, 20 May 1998 15:15:46 +0100 (BST)

                            BRAND NEWS


      These products are the first to guarantee compliance
      to the UNIX 98 Product Standard.

      Today, 20 May 1998, three companies registered products:
      International Business Machines Corporation, Sun Microsystems Inc.,
      & NCR Corporation.
      IBM registered the following:-
      IBM POWER, POWER2 and PowerPC(TM) Systems with
      IBM AIX(R) Version 4.3.1 or later and C for AIX Version 4.3 or later
      Sun registered their:-
      Solaris 2.7 and on, on 32-bit and 64-bit SPARC based systems
      Solaris 2.7 and on, on X86 based systems
      NCR registered:-
      Solaris 2.7 and on, on NCR World Mark and 'S' series
      (X86 based systems)

      For more information please refer to the Directory of
      Registered Products section of our WWW server
      or contact:-
           Jenny Wilkinson
  T H E    Conformance Administrator
 O P E N   Apex Plaza, Forbury Road, Reading RG1 1AX, UK
G R O U P   Ph: +44 118 950 8311 x2273
           WWW:      Fx: +44 118 950 0110

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in the US and other countries'