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CARY, NC - Level 8 Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: LVEL), a leading global provider
of business integration software, today announced that the Level 8 Board
of Directors has elected Paul Rampel as president of Level 8 effective
February 2, 2001. Steven Dmiszewicki has tendered his resignation as
president and CEO effective February 2, 2001 and also resigned from his
position as a member of the Board of Directors. The Company's chairman,
Anthony Pizi, was concurrently elected to succeed Mr. Dmiszewicki as CEO.

Mr. Rampel, formerly senior vice president of Research and Development,
came to Level 8 in November 2000 as part of the StarQuest Software
acquisition. As the former president and founder of both StarQuest
Software, Inc. and Orion Networking Systems, Mr. Rampel brings 25 years of
software experience to Level 8. Mr. Rampel will be located in the
Berkeley, California office.

The Company also announced the appointments of Charles Beck to the
position of vice president of sales and Kevin Fitzgerald to the position
of vice president of strategic alliances. Mr. Beck has an extensive sales
background, which includes positions as managing director at Oracle
Corporation and as regional sales director at Antares Alliance. An
18-year veteran in the IT industry, Mr. Fitzgerald previously worked at
Relativity Technologies as the vice president of sales and strategic
alliances and spent 12 years at IBM.

In addition, Gary Kuhn has been named to the position of vice president of
worldwide marketing, succeeding Rick Phelps, who is no longer with the

About Level 8 Systems

Level 8 Systems (Nasdaq: LVEL)

is a leading global
provider of business integration software that enables organizations to
integrate new and existing information and processes at the desktop.
Level 8 offers software applications that seamlessly integrate people,
processes and information for customer relationship management within the
contact center environment. Level 8 Systems has more than 700 customers
worldwide and has its corporate headquarters in Cary, North Carolina, and
offices in the US, the UK, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Italy.

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Suite, Geneva Enterprise Integrator, Geneva Business Process Automator,
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AppBuilder are trademarks of Level 8 Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned
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trademarks of, their respective owners.

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