Accelr8 Provides Y2K Solution to Nuclear Power Plants in Former Soviet

Accelr8 Provides Y2K Solution to Nuclear Power Plants in Former Soviet Union DENVER, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelr8 Technology Corporation (Nasdaq: ACLY) was recently selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as the supplier of software -- Navig8 2000 -- that will aid in the correction of Year 2000 (Y2K) software coding problems in Soviet-designed reactors. Use of the Navig8 2000 software is part of a DOE-sponsored project to ensure Y2K computer compliance at nuclear power plants in the former Soviet Union. The software is designed to help plant computer experts detect Y2K vulnerabilities in their computer applications so that any deficiencies can be corrected. Navig8 2000 software functions in a multi-language, multi-alphabet environment, and can analyse and correct source code deficiencies in Roman and Cyrillic alphabets in the same application. Navig8 2000 is initially being used to assist with Y2K efforts in Ukraine, Russia, and Lithuania. Scientists from these countries recently participated in a two-week training session on operation of the software in Kyiv, Ukraine, conducted by Accelr8's consulting engineers. "Through this project, Accelr8 Technology has demonstrated its commitment to the international Y2K source code compliance problem," said Harry Fleury, president of Accelr8 Technology. "We're pleased to support this important nuclear safety initiative, and look forward to a smooth transition into the next century for these nuclear power plants." Accelr8 provides products and services for Year 2000 and modernisation solutions for moving VMS systems to Unix and NT client/server computer environments. Contact the company at SOURCE Accelr8 Technology Corporation CONTACT: Tom Geimer of Accelr8 Technology Corporation, +1-303-863-8088, /Company News On-Call: or fax,800-758-5804, ext. 124139/ /Web site: