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Distinction honors products with the highest reader interest during the past year

Point Richmond, Calif., - January 7, 2004 - Systat Software, Inc., a leader in statistical analysis and visualization software, today announced that three of its products-SigmaPlot, SigmaStat and SYSTAT-were recognized in two categories as top products of the year by Scientific Computing & Instrumentation. Each year, Scientific Computing's Top Products of the Year honor those products that received the highest response from readers during the past 12 months. All three products were among the top 5 products in the Data Analysis software category while SigmaStat and SigmaPlot were also among the top 5 in the Statistics category.

A leader in graphing software, SigmaPlot offers flexible editing capabilities that enable users to present their results more accurately and provides versatile export options. SigmaPlot is used by more than 100,000 researchers worldwide in life sciences, environmental sciences, medical research, chemistry and engineering to create precise technical graphs.

SigmaStat is unique in the marketplace because of its ability to guide users step-by-step through analysis, from picking the appropriate technique, to checking assumptions in the data, to reporting the results in plain-English. Used together, SigmaStat and SigmaPlot offer a comprehensive and easy to use toolkit for statistics, curve fitting and regression and publication-quality graphics and reports.

SYSTAT is designed for the rigorous needs of scientists, researchers and statisticians. It offers powerful and comprehensive statistics, unparalleled technical graphs, and the ease of Windows® -all in one desktop package. SYSTAT is backed by 20 years of product development using robust algorithms from renowned statisticians. Boasting the best scientific and technical graphs available, SYSTAT provides publication-ready images that are colorful and persuasive.

Novice users will appreciate its straightforward Windows interface, while advanced users can take advantage of its superbly flexible command language to automate complex tasks.

"It is an honor to be recognized by an industry-leading life science publication," said Asif Khader, president of Systat Software. “Because we are focused on making the best software for scientists and engineers, this award exemplifies our efforts are being recognized by our customer base."

About Systat Software, Inc.
Systat Software, Inc. is a leader in statistical analysis and visualization software. Its products include SigmaPlot®, a leading technical graphing package, SYSTAT®, a leading statistical analysis package, SigmaStat®, SigmaScan®, TableCurve 2D®, TableCurve 3D® and PeakFit®. Systat products are used by the world's top companies, research centers and universities. Systat Software is headquartered in Point Richmond, CA.