OpTier Named 2009 Hot Companies Finalist by Network Products Guide

January 22, 2009

Business Transaction Management Leader Recognized for its Products, People, Performance and Potential

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — OpTier(R), the leader in Business Transaction Management(TM) (BTM) for the enterprise, today announced that it has been named a 2009 Hot Companies finalist by Network Products Guide. The company was selected from a global industry analysis of information technology vendors which included established large and mid-size organizations and new start-ups. OpTier has advanced to the finalist stage based on the “4Ps” selection criteria–products, people, performance and potential.

The coveted 2009 Hot Companies list is comprised of companies in all areas of information technology including security, wireless, storage, networking, software and communications.

OpTier was the first company to bring BTM software to the market in 2002. To date, OpTier has raised nearly $100 million in funding and has been praised by the analyst community for its unique approach to business service management.

The company’s CoreFirst product enables some of the world’s largest and most successful organizations to harness the power of business transactions. OpTier software solutions dynamically link business services to IT infrastructure, assuring service delivery and optimizing IT resources. CoreFirst is a critical addition to organizations adopting virtualization and service oriented architectures.

The Hot Companies 2009 evaluation process assessed candidates for entrepreneurial spirit, seasoned executives with relevant experience, clear understanding of their segment of the IT market, products and solutions that are positioned to take advantage of the emerging opportunities within the market, a well developed revenue and growth model, and clearly planned expansion strategies. Winners will be announced and honored at the World Executive Alliance Summit in San Francisco, California on March 26-27, 2009.

“Reaching the 2009 Hot Companies finalist stage is a testament to the hard work of our team and the business transaction management product we have worked so closely with our Fortune 1000 customers to develop,” said Israel Mazin, Chairman and CEO of OpTier. “As businesses worldwide continue to seek out technologies to help reduce costs and improve efficiencies without sacrificing customer service, the transactional approach to IT management that our software delivers will help organizations to continue to meet business needs, even in the face of reduced budgets.”

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About OpTier

OpTier(R) harnesses the power of real business transactions with its unique Business Transaction Management(TM) (BTM) software solutions. Our CoreFirst(R) product assures that business transactions flow smoothly within IT applications and infrastructure without bottlenecks or outages, for improved end-user experience and reduced cost. Our Active Context Tracking(TM) (ACT) technology delivers end-to-end visibility — of all business transactions, across all tiers, all the time — by continuously discovering the links between IT components and business services. It also prioritizes IT transactions and processes based on business needs, for true IT optimization. For more information, visit www.optier.com.

OpTier, CoreFirst and “Putting First Things First” are registered trademarks of OpTier.

    Lindsay Diamond               Avi Dines or Jennifer Barlow
    OpTier                        Schwartz Communications, Inc.
    212-679-2700                  781-684-0770
    lindsay.diamond@optier.com    OpTier@schwartz-pr.co


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