MERS System to Receive Upgrades -- Service to be Interupted Briefly

September 24, 2007

Your access to the MERS® System will be interrupted during the weekend of October 5-8, 2007. Specifically, the MERS® System will be unavailable between Friday, October 5th, at 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) and Monday, October 8th, at 7:00 a.m. (Eastern). This service interruption will allow MERS® to complete system infrastructure upgrades enabling better performance and enhancing data security. No changes will be required from Members to access the online applications after the technology refresh is completed on Monday, October 8th.

MERS® hopes that with this advance notice you will not be inconvenienced. If you have any questions, please call the MERS Help Desk at 1-888-680-6377.

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