VNCI Delivers Total Rich Media Network Solution Using EMC E-Infostructure

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Video Network Communications, Inc.

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Video Network Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:   VNCI), a leader in video
 networking technology, today announced the integration of VNCI's VidPhone(R)
 technology and EMC's E-Infostructure(TM) to deliver and manage rich media
 content. The VNCI system is the industry's first fully integrated, real-time,
 video communications solution delivering on-demand, live broadcast,
 videoconferencing, and visual collaboration.
     Utilizing VNCI's revolutionary VidModem technology, the VNCI system
 transforms an existing Category 3 or 5 wiring infrastructure into a
 high-bandwidth audio/video network. Organizations and individuals can
 experience full-motion, TV-quality 30 fps video and stereo audio at their
 desktop computers, realizing dramatic time and cost efficiencies from access
 to high-quality visual communication and rich media content.
     VNCI has selected and implemented EMC's E-Infostructure, which defines the
 highest standards for information and content availability, scalability, and
 manageability. The integration of EMC's CLARiiON(R) information storage
 systems with VNCI's LAN-independent video network system will help
 organizations maximize and extend the value of their rich media assets --
 while bringing the highest-quality video content and services directly to
 users' desktops. Customers will have the confidence of knowing that their rich
 media assets live on a world-class infrastructure and travel on a leading-edge
 video network.
     "The relationship between EMC and VNCI fits perfectly with EMC's focus,
 integrating EMC technology and the world's most advanced information storage
 infrastructure with best-of-breed bandwidth network partners," said Jack
 Garrahan, EMC's Vice President of Global Marketing. "The combined strength of
 EMC and VNCI brings customers a unique blend of expertise and technology for
 the development of large-scale personal video distribution networks."
     Roger Booker, VNCI's Senior Vice President of Business Development, added,
 "Today, businesses run at the speed of their information. Access to rich media
 assets becomes a powerful tool that can generate new ideas, increase revenues,
 and create competitive advantages. VNCI clearly provides the highest quality,
 most efficient video distribution systems available. EMC is instrumental to
 our ability to deliver the Holy Grail of rich media content and delivery,
 powering real-time, on-demand, TV-quality video on the desktop with just a
 click of the mouse."
 
     About Video Network Communications, Inc.
     Video Network Communications designs, develops, and markets video
 distribution systems that provide full-motion, high-resolution video
 networking, enabling broadcast distribution, retrieval of stored video-on-
 demand, and interpersonal video communications.  The patented technology
 allows the VNCI system to use the same wiring as the telephone to bring TV-
 quality video anywhere there's a phone line. The ISDN/IP and ATM Gateway
 solutions extend the reach of the VNCI Video System from enterprise desktops
 out to the wide-area-networks (WANs). The Company's common stock, units and
 warrants are listed on The Nasdaq SmallCap Market under the symbols "VNCI" and
 "VNCIW" respectively.
 
     Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in
 this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number
 of risks and uncertainties.  Actual results and future events may vary
 significantly based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to,
 risks in product and technology development, market acceptance of new products
 and continuing product demand, the impact of competitive products and pricing,
 changing economic conditions and other risk factors detailed in the Company's
 most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
     EMC and CLARiiON are registered trademarks and E-Infostructure is a
 trademark of EMC Corporation. Other trademarks are the property of their
 respective owners.
 
      Public Relations Contact:    Billie Jo Weiss, 617/520-9138
                                   bjweiss@collaborative.com
                                   Collaborative Communications
 
                                   Susan Wing, 603/334-2240
                                   susan_wing@vnci.net
                                   Video Network Communications, Inc.
 
      Investor Relations Contact:  Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, Inc.
                                   William A. Walkowiak, CFA, 212/838-3777
                                   william@lhai.com
 
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SOURCE Video Network Communications, Inc.
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Video Network Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:   VNCI), a leader in video
 networking technology, today announced the integration of VNCI's VidPhone(R)
 technology and EMC's E-Infostructure(TM) to deliver and manage rich media
 content. The VNCI system is the industry's first fully integrated, real-time,
 video communications solution delivering on-demand, live broadcast,
 videoconferencing, and visual collaboration.
     Utilizing VNCI's revolutionary VidModem technology, the VNCI system
 transforms an existing Category 3 or 5 wiring infrastructure into a
 high-bandwidth audio/video network. Organizations and individuals can
 experience full-motion, TV-quality 30 fps video and stereo audio at their
 desktop computers, realizing dramatic time and cost efficiencies from access
 to high-quality visual communication and rich media content.
     VNCI has selected and implemented EMC's E-Infostructure, which defines the
 highest standards for information and content availability, scalability, and
 manageability. The integration of EMC's CLARiiON(R) information storage
 systems with VNCI's LAN-independent video network system will help
 organizations maximize and extend the value of their rich media assets --
 while bringing the highest-quality video content and services directly to
 users' desktops. Customers will have the confidence of knowing that their rich
 media assets live on a world-class infrastructure and travel on a leading-edge
 video network.
     "The relationship between EMC and VNCI fits perfectly with EMC's focus,
 integrating EMC technology and the world's most advanced information storage
 infrastructure with best-of-breed bandwidth network partners," said Jack
 Garrahan, EMC's Vice President of Global Marketing. "The combined strength of
 EMC and VNCI brings customers a unique blend of expertise and technology for
 the development of large-scale personal video distribution networks."
     Roger Booker, VNCI's Senior Vice President of Business Development, added,
 "Today, businesses run at the speed of their information. Access to rich media
 assets becomes a powerful tool that can generate new ideas, increase revenues,
 and create competitive advantages. VNCI clearly provides the highest quality,
 most efficient video distribution systems available. EMC is instrumental to
 our ability to deliver the Holy Grail of rich media content and delivery,
 powering real-time, on-demand, TV-quality video on the desktop with just a
 click of the mouse."
 
     About Video Network Communications, Inc.
     Video Network Communications designs, develops, and markets video
 distribution systems that provide full-motion, high-resolution video
 networking, enabling broadcast distribution, retrieval of stored video-on-
 demand, and interpersonal video communications.  The patented technology
 allows the VNCI system to use the same wiring as the telephone to bring TV-
 quality video anywhere there's a phone line. The ISDN/IP and ATM Gateway
 solutions extend the reach of the VNCI Video System from enterprise desktops
 out to the wide-area-networks (WANs). The Company's common stock, units and
 warrants are listed on The Nasdaq SmallCap Market under the symbols "VNCI" and
 "VNCIW" respectively.
 
     Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in
 this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number
 of risks and uncertainties.  Actual results and future events may vary
 significantly based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to,
 risks in product and technology development, market acceptance of new products
 and continuing product demand, the impact of competitive products and pricing,
 changing economic conditions and other risk factors detailed in the Company's
 most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
     EMC and CLARiiON are registered trademarks and E-Infostructure is a
 trademark of EMC Corporation. Other trademarks are the property of their
 respective owners.
 
      Public Relations Contact:    Billie Jo Weiss, 617/520-9138
                                   bjweiss@collaborative.com
                                   Collaborative Communications
 
                                   Susan Wing, 603/334-2240
                                   susan_wing@vnci.net
                                   Video Network Communications, Inc.
 
      Investor Relations Contact:  Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, Inc.
                                   William A. Walkowiak, CFA, 212/838-3777
                                   william@lhai.com
 
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