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Opalis and Intelliden Announce Technology Alliance

September 11, 2008

Intelliden Inc., a leading provider of Intelligent Networking solutions that enable organizations to control, manage, and scale their networks, and Opalis Software Inc., the market leader in IT process automation software, today announced a technology and go-to market alliance. The Opalis integration solution for Intelliden will enable customers to streamline network automation processes, improve operational efficiencies, and increase ROI from existing IT investments.

“In today’s connected world, Intelliden’s customers rely on our network automation solutions to control, manage, and scale their mission-critical networks,” said Rahul Sachdev, vice president of marketing and business development at Intelliden. “Based on discussions with our customers and a thorough evaluation of the marketplace, we determined Opalis to be an excellent choice as our process automation software partner. Opalis offers one of the most innovative and proven process automation technologies, and is easy to implement and scale, all vital factors to our clients globally. The combination of Intelliden and Opalis enables our customers to seamlessly link their network configuration, change management, and compliance processes with the rest of their IT applications.”

The Opalis integration solution for Intelliden provides key capabilities, including:

— Closed Loop Network Automation – automate end-to-end network management processes by linking network fault monitoring, root cause analysis, and performance management applications. This will result in faster network fault detection and resolution through ‘closed loop network automation.’

— Comprehensive IT Orchestration – seamless integration between Intelliden NCCM and trouble ticketing, asset management, and other IT service management applications from vendors including BMC, CA, EMC, HP, IBM, and Microsoft. This can help customers preserve their existing IT investments without the need to migrate to a single solution suite.

— Accelerated ITIL Implementation and IT Compliance – integrate Intelliden NCCM with a ‘federated’ enterprise CMDB, thereby reducing the effort needed to manage configuration items (CIs) across a multi-vendor network. This can also help enforce ITIL based processes and best practices across heterogeneous applications.

“The Opalis and Intelliden alliance provides a powerful combination of heterogeneous IT and network automation capabilities unmatched in the market today,” said Yale Tankus, senior vice president strategy and business development for Opalis Software. “Opalis’ technology enables Intelliden to provide an IT automation solution that delivers immediate value and tangible benefits to their customers, such as maximizing network availability, reliability, and performance, as well as enhanced accountability, control and visibility across network operations.”

Intelliden provides solutions that control, manage, and scale mission-critical networks. Intelliden solutions automate critical network configuration and change management tasks, ensure total network compliance and enhanced security, and provide dynamic provisioning of network resources for next generation services. Industry specific solutions are available for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), Managed Service Providers, Cable/MSOs, Wireless providers, enterprises, Financial Institutions and Government and Public Sector organizations.

Opalis delivers unique solutions that enable IT process automation and IT services orchestration inside and outside the data center, across heterogeneous IT ecosystems. The Opalis solutions are easily implemented and quickly return value. Unlike traditional business services management, data center automation, or IT service automation products from other vendors, Opalis employs a scalable ‘enterprise services’ architecture to automate processes and workflows for critical IT initiatives, such as virtualization, provisioning, ITIL, disaster recovery, consolidation, and security. Opalis is the leader in seamless integration with systems management tools from leading vendors including CA, EMC, Microsoft, IBM, VMware, BladeLogic, BMC Software, and HP Software, thereby providing the integration bridge that allows IT management to orchestrate intelligent automation throughout the data center regardless of the complexity and silos in their IT infrastructure.

With Opalis, enterprises can quickly realize the benefits of IT process automation, driving down management costs and increasing productivity, while enforcing compliant best practices aimed at improving performance and availability of critical business applications.

About Intelliden

Intelliden (www.intelliden.com) is a leading provider of Intelligent Networking solutions that enable organizations to control, manage and scale their networks. With Intelliden solutions, network-driven organizations can deliver next generation services; ensure compliance and completely automate network change and configuration management. Intelliden’s innovative and patented solution is the first example of truly “intelligent automation” of networking devices. It is the only solution that gives companies the real-time state of the network-the key to ensuring accuracy across increasingly dynamic networks. Intelliden has been proven in global telecom companies, financial services organizations, federal government agencies and other businesses deeply dependent on their network.

About Opalis Software Inc.

Opalis Software Inc., headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, is the IT process automation market leader with some of the largest enterprise customers in the world, including Woolworths, VMware, Toyota, Johnson & Johnson, British Telecom, Bank of New York, and Accenture. Opalis provides a comprehensive IT process automation solution to orchestrate, integrate, and automate IT processes for large and medium enterprises focused on improving service delivery and reducing costs. For more information on Opalis, please visit www.opalis.com.