Year 2000 Compliance Statement

October 9, 1998

Definition of 'Year 2000 Compliance':

An Interface Consultants' product will be deemed to be Year 2000 Compliant if, when used with Year 2000 Compliant hardware and operating systems, the product will, without effect on performance or functionality:

  1. Correctly handle any value for the current date and will not cause any interruption in operation.
  2. Correctly handle date-based functionality for dates prior to, during and after the year 2000.
  3. Correctly handle date rollover from December 31, 1999 to January 1, 2000.
  4. Recognize Year 2000 as a leap year.
Product Compliance Statement:

The following Interface Consultants products do not contain any date or time dependencies in the software, firmware, or embedded chips that would be affected by the 'Year 2000 Bug'. These products have been tested to meet the compliance requirements above and are therefore 'Year 2000 Compliant':

The above products:
  1. Do not contain or use Time of Day Clock Circuitry.
  2. Do not contain or use Storage of Calendar Date Information or Date Calculation
There may be operating system dependencies over which we have no control, and these could indirectly affect the operation of the product. We therefore recommend checking with the operating system vendor and applying any upgrades or patches necessary to make the system "Year 2000 Safe".

The following links provide information and solutions for those wishing to verify or upgrade their operating system for Year 2000 compliance for the above products:


SGI IRIX: All new products developed by Interface Consultants will be 'Year 2000 Compliant' as defined above.

Operations Compliance Statement:

To ensure uninterrupted service to our customers, Interface Consultants has reviewed our business operations for 'Year 2000 Compliance'. Interface Consultants hereby assures our customers that:

  1. Interface Consultants is preparing to survive any problems associated with doing business without interruption up to, and beyond the year 2000.
  2. Interface Consultants will be able to provide our products without interruption up to, and beyond the year 2000.
  3. Interface Consultants will have no interruptions due to the year 2000 in our:
    1. Business systems:
        1. Purchase order entry process.
        2. Manufacturing production process.
        3. Delivery schedules.
        4. Accounts receivable cycle.
    2. Inventory Systems.
    3. Manufacturing Systems.
    4. Quality Systems.
    5. Database Systems.
    6. Electronic Commerce Systems.
    7. Suppliers - that they are ready to continue operation without interruption.
Disclaimer of Warranty:

Notwithstanding the above, the following industry standard disclaimer applies:

The information contained in this document is provided to customers for the sole purpose of assisting the planning for the transition to the year 2000. This document contains the information currently available concerning the behavior of Interface Consultants' products in the next century and is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Interface Consultants disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall Interface Consultants, or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits, punitive or special damages, even if Interface Consultants, or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages so the foregoing limitation may not apply.

Interface Consultants has endeavored to assure that the information in this document is true and accurate. However Interface Consultants takes no responsibility for any Y2K related losses. Moreover, the information provided in this document does not constitute any change in the terms and conditions of the original sale of the product or in the terms and conditions of any limited warranty provided with the product.

Although Interface Consultants has endeavored to assure the accuracy of our product analysis and testing, each customer's environment is different from Interface Consultants' laboratory test environment. It is, therefore, ultimately the customer's responsibility to validate Year 2000 compliance of these products in their own environment.

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