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ANTs software Announces First Commercial Deployment of the ANTs Compatibility Server

December 8, 2008

Wyndham Hotel Group Migrates Key Application to Oracle Database

BURLINGAME, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — ANTs software inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ANTS), a leader in database consolidation solutions, today announced that Wyndham Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest integrated hotel franchise and management companies, became the first ANTs customer to go live with the ANTs Compatibility Server (ACS) in a commercial production application.

Wyndham Hotel Group chose ACS for its ability to quickly and easily migrate a 3,000-user, tier one revenue generating call center application to the Oracle database. Wyndham will realize savings on software and hardware by fully utilizing their existing Oracle databases and Sun servers.

“We are pleased with our association with ANTs,” said Pete Gibson, senior vice president and chief technology officer for Wyndham Hotel Group. “The team is dedicated to our success, and through the process we have found a way to effortlessly realize recurring cost savings through database consolidation.”

He added, “We are especially pleased with the smooth changeover. There was no disruption to our end users and since the application interface used by our call center personnel will not be altered, there is no need to train our personnel on a new application system.”

Joseph Kozak, chairman and CEO of ANTs Software said, “Until now it has been challenging to migrate applications. ANTs is leading the way in making this daunting and expensive task achievable in both a timely and cost-effective manner. Looking ahead, we plan to broaden ACS to allow migration from the other major databases to the Oracle database. We are also working on adding other migrations that one day will allow companies to move between any database.”

“We are quite pleased to be able to work with such a well-known name in the hospitality industry to migrate specific applications into an Oracle environment,” added Kozak. “Our engineers worked closely with Wyndham Hotel Group to ensure a seamless transition and we look forward to the possibility of working with Wyndham again in the future as we develop new versions of ACS.”

ANTs is currently working with several companies to use ACS to migrate applications from proof of concept into production.

The ANTs Compatibility Server is a middleware solution that allows application code — queries, stored procedures, and functions — from legacy databases to run natively and transparently against the new target database with minimal to no application rewriting and recompiling. The application operates as if it were still communicating with the original database, while the new Oracle database operates as if it were communicating with a native application. For more information visit www.ants.com.

Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three principal components of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), encompasses nearly 7,000 hotels representing approximately 581,000 rooms in 65 countries on six continents under the Wyndham(R), Ramada(R), Days Inn(R), Super 8(R), Wingate(R) by Wyndham, Baymont Inn & Suites(R), Microtel Inns and Suites(R), Hawthorn Suites(R), Howard Johnson(R), Travelodge(R), Knights Inn(R) and AmeriHost Inn(R) brands. All hotels are owned individually and operated independently or by Wyndham Hotel Management. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including statements concerning financial projections, product development activities and sales and licensing activities. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, are sometimes identified by words of condition such as “should,” “could,” “expects,” “may,” or “intends,” and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, known and unknown, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those intended or anticipated. Such risks include, without limitation: that the market will not respond positively to the ANTs Compatibility Server, challenges arising from competition, problems encountered in commercializing the ANTs technology, potential of undetected infringing technology or non-infringing competitive technologies, difficulties experienced in product development, roadblocks experienced in sales and marketing activities, longer than expected sales processes, difficulties in recruiting knowledgeable and experienced personnel, possible problems in migrating applications using the Compatibility Server, potential problems in protecting the Company’s intellectual property, and problems securing the necessary financing to continue operations should revenues not be sufficient to offset expenses. Further information concerning these and other risks is included in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10Q for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2008. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise such forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release.

    Company Contact:  Cesar Rojas
                      ANTs Software
                      (650) 931-0535
                      cesar.rojas@ants.com

    PR Contact:       Christa Conte
                      KCSA Strategic Communications
                      (212) 896-1238
                      cconte@kcsa.com

SOURCE ANTs software inc.


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