Danaher Corporation's Fluke Networks, Agilent Announce Dissolution of Previously Announced Agreement for NetMetrix Division

Danaher Corporation and Agilent Technologies announced today the dissolution of a purchase agreement dated September 28, 2000 for the purchase by Fluke Networks of Agilent's NetMetrix division. The decision to terminate the purchase was made by mutual agreement.

Fluke Networks, Inc., is a leading provider of innovative Network SuperVision solutions for ensuring data communications and Internet uptime. The company's award-winning software and hardware products provide professionals with the tools and knowledge needed for the installation, monitoring and maintenance of local- and wide-area networks and the underlying fiber and copper cable infrastructure (http://www.flukenetworks.com/ ).

Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Process/Environmental Controls and Tools and Components (http://www.danaher.com/ ).

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

Contact: Patrick W. Allender, Chief Financial Officer of Danaher
Corporation, 202-828-0850