Manchester Receives Top Honors for Outstanding Performance From Cisco Systems

- Manchester Recognized for Best Year-Over-Year Performance in

The Northeast Region -



Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Manchester Technologies, Inc

    HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Manchester Technologies, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   MANC), a leading solutions provider, announced today it has received
 an award from Cisco Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:   CSCO) for 2000 Best Year-Over-Year
 Performance in the Northeast region of the United States.  This prestigious
 award recognizes Manchester's contribution as a valued Cisco partner.
 Manchester has received a plaque in commemoration of the award, which also
 places Manchester in contention for the national award in this category.
     Commenting on the award, Ike Mustafa, Cisco's Manager of Channel
 Operations for the Metropolitan New York Area, said, "Cisco Systems
 congratulates Manchester Technologies for its outstanding performance as the
 number one distribution reseller in the Northeast Region for the year 2000.
 Manchester also ranked among the top ten distribution resellers in the United
 States for outstanding performance, growth and sales.  Manchester has achieved
 this top honor and award by outperforming all other resellers in the Northeast
 Region in year over year growth.  Congratulations to the entire Manchester
 team."
     "We are very pleased to see our efforts over the past year succeed and to
 have our achievement recognized by a world leader like Cisco," said Laura
 Fontana, Vice President of Technical Services for Manchester.  "This award is
 strong testimony to our success as a performance leader in the network
 integration marketplace. Manchester has received top honors for demonstrating
 its exceptional commitment to designing, selling and supporting networking
 solutions that include Cisco products."
     Cisco's end-to-end enterprise network solutions form the most
 comprehensive line of networking products available in the industry.  From the
 branch office to the WAN and campus backbone, Cisco products are the leading
 choice of the Enterprise.  Manchester Technologies ranks among the largest
 network integrators and resellers of computer hardware, software and
 networking products, for commercial customers in the Northeast and throughout
 the United States.
 
     To learn more about this award please visit the following website:
 http://www.ciscoevents.com/ps2001_press-analyst
 
     About Manchester Technologies, Inc.:
     Manchester Technologies, Inc., founded in 1973, is a single-source
 solutions provider specializing in hardware and software procurement, custom
 networking, storage, enterprise and internet solutions.  Manchester engineers
 provide answers to companies' MIS needs by combining comprehensive analysis,
 design and integration services with a complete line of competitively priced
 products and peripherals from the industry's leading vendors.  For more
 information about Manchester, visit the Company's web site at
 http://www.e-manchester.com.
 
     About Cisco Systems, Inc.
     Cisco Systems (Nasdaq:   CSCO) is the worldwide leader in networking for the
 Internet. Cisco news and information are available at http://www.cisco.com.
 
     This press release includes information that may constitute
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws.
 Manchester Technologies, Inc.'s actual results may differ materially from the
 results discussed herein as a result of a number of unknown factors. Such
 factors include, but are not limited to, the other risks set forth in the
 Manchester's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended July 31, 2000, and
 those set forth from time to time in the Manchester's other filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 

SOURCE Manchester Technologies, Inc
    HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Manchester Technologies, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   MANC), a leading solutions provider, announced today it has received
 an award from Cisco Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:   CSCO) for 2000 Best Year-Over-Year
 Performance in the Northeast region of the United States.  This prestigious
 award recognizes Manchester's contribution as a valued Cisco partner.
 Manchester has received a plaque in commemoration of the award, which also
 places Manchester in contention for the national award in this category.
     Commenting on the award, Ike Mustafa, Cisco's Manager of Channel
 Operations for the Metropolitan New York Area, said, "Cisco Systems
 congratulates Manchester Technologies for its outstanding performance as the
 number one distribution reseller in the Northeast Region for the year 2000.
 Manchester also ranked among the top ten distribution resellers in the United
 States for outstanding performance, growth and sales.  Manchester has achieved
 this top honor and award by outperforming all other resellers in the Northeast
 Region in year over year growth.  Congratulations to the entire Manchester
 team."
     "We are very pleased to see our efforts over the past year succeed and to
 have our achievement recognized by a world leader like Cisco," said Laura
 Fontana, Vice President of Technical Services for Manchester.  "This award is
 strong testimony to our success as a performance leader in the network
 integration marketplace. Manchester has received top honors for demonstrating
 its exceptional commitment to designing, selling and supporting networking
 solutions that include Cisco products."
     Cisco's end-to-end enterprise network solutions form the most
 comprehensive line of networking products available in the industry.  From the
 branch office to the WAN and campus backbone, Cisco products are the leading
 choice of the Enterprise.  Manchester Technologies ranks among the largest
 network integrators and resellers of computer hardware, software and
 networking products, for commercial customers in the Northeast and throughout
 the United States.
 
     To learn more about this award please visit the following website:
 http://www.ciscoevents.com/ps2001_press-analyst
 
     About Manchester Technologies, Inc.:
     Manchester Technologies, Inc., founded in 1973, is a single-source
 solutions provider specializing in hardware and software procurement, custom
 networking, storage, enterprise and internet solutions.  Manchester engineers
 provide answers to companies' MIS needs by combining comprehensive analysis,
 design and integration services with a complete line of competitively priced
 products and peripherals from the industry's leading vendors.  For more
 information about Manchester, visit the Company's web site at
 http://www.e-manchester.com.
 
     About Cisco Systems, Inc.
     Cisco Systems (Nasdaq:   CSCO) is the worldwide leader in networking for the
 Internet. Cisco news and information are available at http://www.cisco.com.
 
     This press release includes information that may constitute
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws.
 Manchester Technologies, Inc.'s actual results may differ materially from the
 results discussed herein as a result of a number of unknown factors. Such
 factors include, but are not limited to, the other risks set forth in the
 Manchester's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended July 31, 2000, and
 those set forth from time to time in the Manchester's other filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 SOURCE  Manchester Technologies, Inc