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Tagetik Cloud Runs on Microsoft Windows Azure and SQL Azure

May 9, 2012

LUCCA, Italy, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

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Tagetik, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for Performance
Management, Disclosure Management, Financial Governance and Business Intelligence, today
announced that the Tagetik 4.0 platform is now available on Microsoft Windows Azure
(http://www.windowsazure.com). Tagetik’s cloud-based offering reduces maintenance
costs and simplifies IT infrastructure, allowing even small businesses to take advantage
of the power of Tagetik 4.0 software.

Tagetik 4.0 can be easily deployed either on-premises or in the cloud running on
Windows Azure and SQL Azure (
http://www.tagetik.com/software/technology/on-premises-cloud). ‘Tagetik 4.0 -Cloud
Edition’ provides the same deep financial intelligence and scalability that its
on-premises customers love but on infrastructure which is managed by Tagetik on
Microsoft’s cutting edge cloud technology stack.

“We have recently completed a joint development effort with Microsoft to build our
cloud offering through Windows Azure,” says Marco Pierallini – EVP, Chief Development
Officer at Tagetik (http://www.tagetik.com/company/management/marco-pierallini). “We
strongly believe that deploying Tagetik 4.0′s controlled environment for managing and
monitoring financial processes on Windows Azure will help us to respond to our customers’
business demands in terms of cost reduction, productivity increase, and overall
satisfaction as well as exploit new emerging market opportunities for the CFO and the
Office of Finance.”

“At Microsoft, we are pleased to recognize that one of our most strategic ISV partners
shows its commitment to our cloud platform, providing winning solutions for new valuable
customers,” adds Silvia Candiani, Marketing & Operations Director at Microsoft Italy. “We
have supported the Tagetik development team to architect its cloud solution to better
leverage our technology platform. Through joint participation in the EMEA best practice
‘Acceleration Lab’, we were able to identify and address any issues early in the
development process thus achieving a great result both of us.”

“This is an excellent accomplishment,” concludes Pietro Scott Jovane, President and
CEO at Microsoft Italy. “Working with our partners and taking them to the cloud is a key
strategic goal at Microsoft.”

About Tagetik

Tagetik is 100% dedicated to simplifying and streamlining business processes for the
Office of Finance to accelerate informed decisions that achieve strategic goals. Our
award-winning Tagetik 4.0 Performance Management software is the ideal solution for global
companies that seek a clearly superior level of financial expertise in a single unified
solution for planning, forecasting, consolidation, close, reporting, profitability
management, disclosure, governance, risk, compliance, and analysis.

Tagetik is a rapidly growing global company with operations in more than 20 countries
and 500 customers yet provides an exceptional experience by focusing solely on the needs
of finance and doing it better than anyone else. To learn more: http://www.tagetik.com

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        Tagetik Corporate Press Contacts:
        Elisabetta Pierallini
        Luca Pieretti

        Tagetik UK Press Contact:
        Paul Burtenshaw

        Tagetik US Press Contact:
        Caitlyn Hessell

SOURCE Tagetik

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