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Ingram Micro to Distribute Mango's Medley Resellers Offered 'Buy One, Get One Free' Promotion

WESTBOROUGH, Mass, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Mango, a new company creating breakthrough networking software solutions, today signed a North American distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:IM) , the leading worldwide distributor of technology products and services.

"We are pleased to distribute Mango's line of networking software solutions," said Lori Snow, senior director and general manager of Ingram Micro's technical products division. "Mango's innovative solutions are a great addition to our product offering."

Mango recently announced shipment of its first product, Medley97 which takes small business networking to the next level by pooling PCs -- enabling them to share disk space, memory and peripherals. Medley(TM), created specifically for small business and SOHO environments, will be the first Mango product distributed by Ingram Micro.

"Ingram Micro is the largest distributor of technology products and has strong relationships across the reseller community," said Rick Onyon, executive vice president of Marketing and Sales for Mango. "Networking is a major business focus for Ingram Micro, therefore we feel there are inherent synergies between Mango and Ingram Micro in the high-growth arena of small business networking."

Special Limited-Time Offer for Resellers

In celebration of the launch of Medley, Ingram Micro and Mango are currently offering resellers a special "Buy One, Get One Free" promotion through September 30, 1997. The promotion will give resellers a one-to-one match on each Medley SKU for all Medley97 orders, limit 25 per SKU, per location.

About Ingram Micro

Ingram Micro Inc., headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., is the world's largest wholesale distributor of technology products and services, and a leading provider of assembly and integration services, with 1996 sales of more than $12 billion. The company operates in 19 countries and distributes more than 36,000 products to more than 100,000 resellers in 120 countries. Ingram Micro can be found on the World Wide Web at

About Mango

MangoSoft Corporation, founded in 1995 by Steven Frank, CEO and president, is a privately held company headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts. A team of more than 100 employees has spent nearly two years perfecting its network technology through extensive research, development and market testing. Mango has attracted an experienced management team which includes Richard Onyon, executive vice president of marketing and sales; Susan Dye, executive vice president, products; Stephen Henn, vice president of finance and CFO; Keith Allchin, vice president of strategic development; and Brian Skedd, vice president, customer operations. For more information, contact Mango at 508-871-7300 or visit the Web at

Mango and Medley are trademarks of MangoSoft Corporation.

(C) 1997 Ingram Micro Inc. All rights reserved. Ingram Micro is a trademark of Ingram Micro Inc.

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Source: MangoSoft Corporation

CONTACT: Lee Kallman, Alexander Communications, 404-897-2300 ext. 332,
or email: or Sally Winship, MangoSoft Corporation,
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