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Monday November 15, 9:23 am Eastern Time
Company Press Release
M-Systems' DiskOnChip Selected by Boundless Technologies for Innovative Internet Appliance -- iBrow
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 1999--M-Systems Flash Disk Pioneers Ltd. (Nasdaq:FLSH - news), the leader in flash-based local storage solutions for the Internet appliance and embedded market, Monday announced that the Internet Appliance Group of Boundless Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Boundless Corp. (AMEX:BND - news), has selected DiskOnChip as the local storage solution as part of its new Internet appliance architecture, iBrow(TM).

The introduction of iBrow marks Boundless' innovative entry into the Internet appliance market with a product that permits remote customized access to Web sites.

iBrow allows the user to access the Web instantly upon start-up and access their favorite sites directly from the user interface - without a PC. For businesses, the device consists of a combination of both software and hardware that enables the Internet Web site to become the home port for Internet clients. The first version of iBrow is based on the National Semiconductor Web-PAD(TM) reference design for Internet access appliances.

``Currently DiskOnChip provides all the capacity and reliability that we require for iBrow and iBrow enabled devices,' said Chad Gibbons, director of business development, Internet Appliance Group of Boundless Technologies. ``Additionally, because of its scalability and cross-platform flexibility, we found DiskOnChip to be the most viable option for iBrow. DiskOnChip fills the compact storage needs for multiple Boundless products.'

``M-Systems is very pleased that Boundless chose DiskOnChip to be part of the launch of this Internet appliance innovation,' said Aryeh Mergi, executive vice president of marketing, M-Systems. ``With the success of DiskOnChip in Boundless' other products, we are confident that DiskOnChip will again add significant value to iBrow. This selection further illustrates the versatility of DiskOnChip and the many Internet appliance applications in which it can be used.'

M-Systems and Boundless Technologies will both be participating in the Information Appliance Pavilion during COMDEX/Fall 99. Sponsored by National Semiconductor, the Pavilion will showcase technology beyond the PC focusing on the phenomenal growth of information and how the Internet is creating a huge demand for a host of new, easy to use devices for the home and the office.

Visitors to the Pavilion will be able to see the innovative ways Boundless Technologies and M-Systems are collaborating to create solutions for this booming market.

DiskOnChip Solution

A typical Internet appliance will store the operating system, applications files, data files and Internet clients (i.e. browsers, email, media players and security applets) on the DiskOnChip, which provides the capability to update these files as Internet standards and applications evolve. Additional benefits from DiskOnChip-based local storage include, increased reliability, improved cost-effectiveness, and faster time-to-market.

M-Systems Flash Disk Pioneers Ltd. (NASDAQ: FLSH - news) develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of flash data storage solutions using its patented TrueFFS technology. Leading the market for flash-based local storage applications, M-Systems is the first to bring the market a complete flash disk in a single die using its breakthrough DiskOnChip Millennium technology.

M-Systems products include the DiskOnChip, Fast Flash Disk (FFD), CompactFlash, IDE Flash Disk and Flash PC Cards. For more information, contact M-Systems at 8371 Central Avenue, Suite A, Newark, Calif. 94560. Telephone: 510/494-2090, E-mail: info@m-sys.com and on the Internet: http://www.m-sys.com.

About Boundless

Based in Austin, Texas, Boundless Technologies' Internet Appliance Group is the premier provider of enabling software and technologies for Internet appliances. The iBrow(TM) solution is positioned to offer end-users an easy, enjoyable and visually rich Internet browsing experience while providing businesses with a revolutionary way to market and grow online businesses.

Boundless Technologies is a subsidiary of Boundless Corp. (AMEX:BND - news), which is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York. Engineering capabilities are found there and in Austin, Texas. Additional sales and distribution offices can be found throughout North American, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit the Boundless web site at http://www.boundless.com/ibrow or call 800/231-5445.

The matters discussed in this news release contain forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties which may cause actual results to vary significantly. These risks include market and competitive factors, and other risks described in the Company's most recent prospectuses and other periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company assumes no obligation to update the Information in this release.


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