October 28, 2008

ILOG Rules For .NET Business Rule Management System Certified By Microsoft Corp.

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS RULES FORUM -- ILOG(R) (Euronext: ILO, ISIN: FR0004042364), the leading provider of Business Rule Management Systems (BRMS) software, today announced that its ILOG Rule Execution Server for .NET solution has earned the Windows Server 2008 logo certification. ILOG also announced upcoming support for Microsoft's latest development and production platforms, including Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.

ILOG's Rules for .NET is a leading BRMS product with native Visual Studio support and has been tested and certified on the Windows Server 2008 operating system. Earlier this year, ILOG Rules for .NET 3.0 was analyzed for performance and stability at a Microsoft Technology Center using Windows Server 2008 on 64-bit servers. Tests conducted by Microsoft demonstrated robust and scalable rule execution by Rules for .NET 3.0. A white paper documenting the results of the analysis is at ILOG's BRMS Resource Center (http://www.ilog.com/dev/brms/rfdn/).

"ILOG Rules for .NET support for Microsoft products helps improve productivity and enable customers to confidently deploy their solutions on Windows Server 2008 in the data center," said Matt Carter, group product manager for Visual Studio, Developer Division at Microsoft Corp. "Certification demonstrates that Rules for .NET has passed requirements for installation, deployment and manageability."

ILOG makes business rule management easier by integrating with familiar Microsoft programs and environments. This helps organizations that increasingly rely upon BRMS to cope with changing regulations, customer demands and competitive threats. ILOG is a Microsoft Global ISV Partner, a member of the Microsoft Business Process Alliance, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) and a member of several Microsoft early access programs.

ILOG has consistently built on its history of product innovation to make it one of the industry's leading providers of business rule management systems (BRMS). Forrester Research has recognized ILOG as a resounding leader in business rule platforms, including a leader in rule platforms for .NET, in business rule platforms for Java, for business analysts and for overall feature sets. Customers of ILOG's award-winning BRMS products include eBay, Equifax, Grupo Santander, Travelocity, Visa and many other Global 2000 companies and governments worldwide. ILOG's BRMS product line includes ILOG JRules, ILOG Rules for .NET and ILOG Rules for COBOL. To learn more about ILOG's BRMS products, please visit http://www.ilog.com/products/businessrules.

About ILOG

ILOG delivers software and services that empower customers to make better decisions faster and manage change and complexity. Over 3,000 corporations and more than 465 leading software vendors rely on ILOG's market-leading business rule management systems (BRMS), supply chain applications and optimization and visualization software components, to achieve dramatic returns on investment, create market-defining products and services, and sharpen their competitive edge. ILOG was founded in 1987 and employs more than 850 people worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.ilog.com/.

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