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National TechTeam Announces Agreement with Visio Corporation to Provide Software Support

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ — National TechTeam, Inc. (Nasdaq-NNM: TEAM), today announced the signing of a contract to provide technical support of the Visio product line. TechTeam will establish a regional computer support center in the Seattle, Washington area to service Visio Corporation and other major accounts.

In making the announcement, TechTeam Chairman and CEO William F. Coyro, Jr. stated, "The opportunity to work with Visio not only offers TechTeam the ability to move into another regional location, but another chance to work with an innovative and dynamic company. Both TechTeam and Visio Corp. are committed to quality business solutions and view customer service as a vital component to a company's success."

"National TechTeam is a clear leader in the support industry and we are very pleased that they are opening operations in Seattle. Our partnership with National TechTeam is an integral part of our support strategy. By leveraging National TechTeam's strengths and Visio's product expertise, together we believe we will deliver the types of services that our customers want today and be poised to deliver the types of services our customers will want in the future," said Bente Vollan Cole, Visio's customer support manager.

Visio, Corp., the leading drawing and diagramming software developer, was founded in October 1990. The Seattle-based company pioneered the drawing and diagramming market with the release of Visio 1.0 in November 1992. In July 1995, the company announced its latest versions, Visio 4.0 and Visio Technical 4.0, designed for the Microsoft Windows 95 operating system. Visio's products are designed to meet the needs of business, technical and consumer users. The company markets the Visio product line in the United States, North America, Europe and Asia.

National TechTeam, Inc. is headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, and has been a public company since 1987. The Company provides computer training, corporate computer support services, computer call center services, networking services and systems integration for major companies on an international scale. National TechTeam is traded on Nasdaq National Market under the symbol "TEAM."

/CONTACT: William F. Coyro, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, or Lawrence A. Mills, Chief Operating Officer, 313-277-2277, both of National TechTeam/


CO: National TechTeam; Visio Corporation ST: Michigan, Washington IN: CPR SU: CON

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