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OpenSAF Foundation Expands Membership With Software Application Providers Tail-f Systems and IP Infusion

July 16, 2009

New members enhance the OpenSAF eco-system by providing support and integration for open source, high availability middleware projects.

DANVILLE, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The OpenSAF Foundation, the umbrella organization for the OpenSAF open source high availability middleware project, announced today that its membership has expanded with the addition of Tail-f Systems and IP Infusion(TM) Inc., two leading software vendors to the communications industry. Membership in the OpenSAF Foundation provides Tail-f Systems and IP Infusion the benefits of the various marketing programs of OpenSAF in the context of their support, use, and distribution of the code as well as access to the OpenSAF foundation workgroups. Tail-f Systems and IP Infusion will add their expertise in management and communication protocols to enhance the OpenSAF open source project from the integration and user perspectives.

“Tail-f Systems and IP Infusion are well recognized providers of network management and routing platforms to the telecommunications equipment industry,” said Alan Meyer, president of the OpenSAF Foundation. “We look forward to Tail-f Systems and IP Infusion contributing to the Foundation, and the industry at large, by expanding the installed base and range of applications that use the OpenSAF high availability middleware.”

As new members of the OpenSAF Foundation, leaders at IP Infusion and Tail-f Systems expressed their interests and goals in joining the foundation. President and CEO of IP Infusion, Koichi Narasaki said, “We are pleased to be joining the OpenSAF Foundation and the community of software vendors leveraging the OpenSAF middleware. We see increasing demand for integration between our communication protocols and OpenSAF, which is why IP Infusion will be distributing OpenSAF with our products.” Hakan Millroth, CEO of Tail-f Systems, added, “Porting to a middleware platform with such strong backing from leading communications and enterprise computing companies allows us to meet customer needs in a cost-efficient manner.”

About OpenSAF

The OpenSAF project is an open source project established to develop a base platform high availability middleware consistent with the Service Availability Forum(TM) (SA Forum(TM)) specifications. The OpenSAF Foundation was established by leading communications and computing companies to facilitate the OpenSAF project and to accelerate the adoption of the OpenSAF code base in commercial products. The OpenSAF code is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License, version 2.1 (LGPL v2.1). Anyone can participate in the OpenSAF project by downloading the code, and contributing to the development project

About IP Infusion

IP Infusion Inc. delivers advanced software solutions that power communications equipment for packet-based Next Generation Networks (NGN). With a unique modular architecture and the industry’s broadest suite of communication protocols, IP Infusion enhances product differentiation and market agility for many of the world’s leading network equipment vendors. Incorporated in Delaware in October 1999, IP Infusion is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and is a wholly owned and independently-operated subsidiary of ACCESS Systems Americas, Inc., (which is a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of ACCESS CO., LTD., of Tokyo, Japan.) For more information about IP Infusion, please visit http://www.ipinfusion.com.

About Tail-f Systems

Tail-f Systems is the leading developer of on-device configuration management software for network equipment vendors. Customers using Tail-f’s technology radically reduce their time-to-market and benefit from carrier-grade implementations of NETCONF, CLI, Web, and SNMP interfaces. Tail-f is a venture-funded company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. For more information, please visit http://www.tail-f.com.

Learn more about the OpenSAF Project at http://devel.opensaf.org/

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