Important announcement for UNICOM, Macro 4, SoftLanding and Eden customers from Corry Hong, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of UNICOM Group

I am delighted to formally announce the acquisition of Macro 4 plc (“Macro 4”) by UNICOM Systems, Inc. (“UNICOM”), which closed in January 2009.

February 19, 2009 - I would like to take this opportunity to underscore our continued commitment to deliver the highest standards of software and services to our customers. This acquisition brings together two strong organizations, each with a reputation for technical excellence and dedication to customer service. Together we will continue to drive forward innovation and provide an even greater range of market-leading solutions.   Through (, our joint venture with IBM, we also offer many value-added solutions from UNICOM (, Macro 4 (, SoftLanding ( , Eden ( and other 3rd party providers:  •    IBM hardware, software, storage, outsourcing and DR services  •    Mainframe, AS/400, System i products and services •    Document Management products and services •    Open Systems and Unix products and services •    Domino Notes, Lotus products and services Founded in 1981 in Los Angeles, UNICOM has been providing software solutions to Global 2000 organizations in banking, finance, insurance, computers, manufacturing, retailing, education, and government. With R&D and technical support facilities in Los Angeles, New Hampshire, New Jersey and London, UNICOM provides a broad suite of multi-platform product support worldwide including IBM mainframe, AS400, iSeries, Lotus Notes, Domino, Unix and Open Systems – that address mission-critical issues across the entire technology enterprise.   With employees worldwide and through, UNICOM, Macro 4, SoftLanding and Eden will focus on one-to-one partnerships with corporate clients to provide extended IT solutions and procurement services for selective hardware/software needs.   I am very excited about the opportunities that this new union will bring to our customers.  As a single company we will be larger and stronger, with an impressive depth of technological capabilities. I firmly believe this is a very positive development for you as a customer and I look forward to working with you to help you meet your IT and business goals. Yours truly Corry Hong Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer UNICOM Systems, Inc.

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About UNICOM® Global

UNICOM Global consists of more than fifty (50) corporate entities encompassing a wide range of businesses across all geographic regions. With its corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, California, to offices in Illinois, Kentucky, Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia, throughout EMEA in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland and the UAE, and across Asia/Pacific with locations in Japan, China, India, Australia, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines.

UNICOM Global offers deep in-house resources and flexible IT solutions to our partners worldwide. UNICOM Global focuses on acquiring and integrating mature and growing mid-cap NASDAQ, London Stock Exchange AIM and German publicly-traded companies in technology, financing, IT, real estate, and business services. Please visit our websites for additional information about the services, products and solutions that UNICOM Global offers:

About UNICOM Systems, Inc.

The UNICOM Systems technology division delivers world-class CICS automation and z/OS and z/VM software solutions to IBM Z customers globally, integration services and solutions to commercial and government organizations, and application development tools for Linux/Unix and Windows customers.

UNICOM's flagship product, AUTOMON/CICS, is an award winning solution which powers some of the largest CICS installations worldwide. Today UNICOM Systems offers dozens of mission-critical solutions for a variety of platforms in several categories including Performance Management, Application Lifecycle Management, Storage and Security Management, Application Development and Application Modernization.

About SoftLanding® Systems

SoftLanding, a division of UNICOM® Global, specializes in software solutions for the IBM i and Power Systems platform.

SoftLanding’s application lifecycle management solution helps IT teams to deploy software changes faster, with less effort, and eliminates errors throughout the entire development process.

The company’s enterprise content management solution releases the power of digital communications through web, mobile and email channels, without changes to existing IT systems and applications.

SoftLanding’s automated operations and performance management solutions keep core business systems running at optimum levels and prevent unplanned application downtime. The company’s menu management solutions offer easy access to corporate business applications running on IBM i.

About Macro 4

Macro 4, a division of UNICOM Global, develops software solutions that accelerate business transformation. Macro 4’s cross-platform enterprise information management solutions make it easy for companies to go digital, personalize customer communications and unlock the value of their corporate content. Macro 4 solutions for DevOps, session management and performance optimization are used by many of the world’s largest enterprises to modernize their mainframe applications and development processes.

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UNICOM Systems - IBM Mainframe software products

UNICOM Government (formerly NASDAQ: GTSI) - Government IT solutions

UNICOM Engineering (formerly NASDAQ: NEI) Appliance platform

UNICOM Science and Technology Parks

UNICOM Technology Park – Innovation Labs in Virginia

UNICOM Science and Technology Park – Innovation Labs in New Jersey

UNICOM Capital - Business and Financial Services

USRobotics - Data communications products

Memeo - Enterprise-grade Secure File Sharing for the Cloud

Firetide - Wireless technology solutions for security and transportation

DETEC - Document composition products

SoftLanding Systems - IBM i software products

Macro 4 (formerly LONDON: MAO) - Document Management products

illustro - z/OS and z/VSE software products

iET Solutions - ITSM software products

Eden - Mergers & Acquisitions, Business & Financial Services, and Real Estate - Hardware, Software, Outsourcing and Professional Services

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