FutureLink Appoints Eugene L. Froelich EVP and CFO

Former President of MCA Records Group and Financial Restructuring

Veteran Adds Strength to the Company's Realignment Strategy



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from FutureLink Corp.

    LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 FutureLink Corp. (Nasdaq:   FTRL), a leading provider of integrated solutions,
 hosted application services and one of the first application infrastructure
 companies to provide software as a service, today announced the appointment of
 Eugene L. "Gene" Froelich as the company's executive vice president (EVP) and
 chief financial officer (CFO).
     Prior to joining FutureLink, Froelich was the chief operating officer
 (COO) and CFO at Wizshop.com, an Internet shopping service that was acquired
 this month by Semotus Solutions, Inc. (formerly Datalink.net), in a
 stock-for-stock purchase agreement.  Froelich also spent 16 years at MCA
 Record Group, the largest record company in the world and a subsidiary company
 of MCA, Inc.  During his tenure at MCA, Inc, he held a variety of positions
 including assistant treasurer, CFO of MCA Records and president of MCA Records
 Group.  He later joined Maxicare Health Plans, Inc., as EVP and CFO for nine
 years, where he guided the successful financial restructuring of their
 business and the return of the company to profitability.
     "I am pleased to announce the appointment of Gene Froelich as EVP and
 CFO," said Howard E. Taylor, president and CEO of FutureLink.  "His experience
 in corporate financing and proven success in restructuring companies will be a
 great asset to FutureLink, now and in the future."
     Froelich replaces Rick White, who returns to his previous job as senior
 vice president of corporate administration.  Froelich is a certified public
 accountant and a graduate from Adelphi University.  He obtained his public
 accounting experience at Price Waterhouse & Co.
     "This is a tremendous opportunity," said Froelich.  "FutureLink has all
 the right elements for success and profitability -- great people and great
 products and services.  I look forward to what we can accomplish together."
 
     About FutureLink
     FutureLink Corp. (Nasdaq:   FTRL) is a leading provider of integrated
 solutions, hosted application services and one of the first application
 infrastructure companies to provide software as a service.  One of the largest
 and most experienced application service providers (ASPs) of hosted
 server-based solutions worldwide, the company offers a full range of
 professional services that meet business-critical application and
 infrastructure needs.  With FutureLink's offerings, customers can precisely
 manage IT costs and avoid expensive, complicated maintenance and support
 concerns.
     FutureLink delivers its products and services in partnership with leading
 technology companies worldwide including Microsoft, Citrix Systems, Inc.,
 Compaq, EMC Corporation, Cisco Systems, Navision, Great Plains, Onyx, and
 others.  A founding member of the ASP Industry Consortium, the company markets
 its offerings through a network of channel partners throughout the United
 States, Canada and the United Kingdom.  For more information on the company
 and its solutions, contact FutureLink toll-free at (877) 216-6001, e-mail
 sales@futurelink.net or visit the FutureLink web site at www.futurelink.net.
 
     Forward-looking statements and comments in this news release are made
 pursuant to safe harbor provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
 Such statements relating to, among other things, the prospects for the
 company, including the completion of any acquisition transaction or the
 achievement of future operating results, are necessarily subject to risks and
 uncertainties, some of which are significant in scope and nature.  These risks
 may be further discussed in periodic reports and registration statements to be
 filed by the company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission in the future.
 
     CONTACT:  Troy Cleland, Investor Relations of FutureLink Corp.,
 888-464-2768, invrel@futurelink.net; or Lillian Armstrong or David Barnard,
 david@lhai-sf.com, of Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, Inc., 415-433-3777, for
 FutureLink Corp.
 
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    LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 FutureLink Corp. (Nasdaq:   FTRL), a leading provider of integrated solutions,
 hosted application services and one of the first application infrastructure
 companies to provide software as a service, today announced the appointment of
 Eugene L. "Gene" Froelich as the company's executive vice president (EVP) and
 chief financial officer (CFO).
     Prior to joining FutureLink, Froelich was the chief operating officer
 (COO) and CFO at Wizshop.com, an Internet shopping service that was acquired
 this month by Semotus Solutions, Inc. (formerly Datalink.net), in a
 stock-for-stock purchase agreement.  Froelich also spent 16 years at MCA
 Record Group, the largest record company in the world and a subsidiary company
 of MCA, Inc.  During his tenure at MCA, Inc, he held a variety of positions
 including assistant treasurer, CFO of MCA Records and president of MCA Records
 Group.  He later joined Maxicare Health Plans, Inc., as EVP and CFO for nine
 years, where he guided the successful financial restructuring of their
 business and the return of the company to profitability.
     "I am pleased to announce the appointment of Gene Froelich as EVP and
 CFO," said Howard E. Taylor, president and CEO of FutureLink.  "His experience
 in corporate financing and proven success in restructuring companies will be a
 great asset to FutureLink, now and in the future."
     Froelich replaces Rick White, who returns to his previous job as senior
 vice president of corporate administration.  Froelich is a certified public
 accountant and a graduate from Adelphi University.  He obtained his public
 accounting experience at Price Waterhouse & Co.
     "This is a tremendous opportunity," said Froelich.  "FutureLink has all
 the right elements for success and profitability -- great people and great
 products and services.  I look forward to what we can accomplish together."
 
     About FutureLink
     FutureLink Corp. (Nasdaq:   FTRL) is a leading provider of integrated
 solutions, hosted application services and one of the first application
 infrastructure companies to provide software as a service.  One of the largest
 and most experienced application service providers (ASPs) of hosted
 server-based solutions worldwide, the company offers a full range of
 professional services that meet business-critical application and
 infrastructure needs.  With FutureLink's offerings, customers can precisely
 manage IT costs and avoid expensive, complicated maintenance and support
 concerns.
     FutureLink delivers its products and services in partnership with leading
 technology companies worldwide including Microsoft, Citrix Systems, Inc.,
 Compaq, EMC Corporation, Cisco Systems, Navision, Great Plains, Onyx, and
 others.  A founding member of the ASP Industry Consortium, the company markets
 its offerings through a network of channel partners throughout the United
 States, Canada and the United Kingdom.  For more information on the company
 and its solutions, contact FutureLink toll-free at (877) 216-6001, e-mail
 sales@futurelink.net or visit the FutureLink web site at www.futurelink.net.
 
     Forward-looking statements and comments in this news release are made
 pursuant to safe harbor provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
 Such statements relating to, among other things, the prospects for the
 company, including the completion of any acquisition transaction or the
 achievement of future operating results, are necessarily subject to risks and
 uncertainties, some of which are significant in scope and nature.  These risks
 may be further discussed in periodic reports and registration statements to be
 filed by the company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission in the future.
 
     CONTACT:  Troy Cleland, Investor Relations of FutureLink Corp.,
 888-464-2768, invrel@futurelink.net; or Lillian Armstrong or David Barnard,
 david@lhai-sf.com, of Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, Inc., 415-433-3777, for
 FutureLink Corp.
 
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