SOURCE: Day Software Holding AG

August 07, 2009 11:09 ET

DAY SOFTWARE ELECTS BARRY BYCOFF AS NEW CHAIRMAN

BASEL, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - August 7, 2009) -


Board Member Barry Bycoff Assumes Chairman Role From Founder Michael Moppert

Basel, Switzerland and Newport Beach, Calif. - August 7, 2009 - Day Software (SWISS: DAYN) (OTCQX: DYIHY), a leading provider of content management and content infrastructure software, today announced the election of Barry Bycoff as Day's new Chairman of its Board of Directors. Bycoff takes over the position from Day Software's previous Chairman, Michael Moppert, who will remain an active member of Day's Board.

"Day's recently announced results for the first half of 2009 signal a new phase of growth and opportunity," said Barry Bycoff, Chairman of Day Software. "Day's CQ5 product suite is a game-changing offering in the content management market. I am pleased to be working with Day's CEO Erik Hansen and the remainder of the Board to help Day capitalize on this opportunity and build on its recent success."

Bycoff brings over 25 years of experience building highly profitable market leaders to his role as Chairman. In 1996, Bycoff founded Netegrity and established a new enterprise security product category with identity management software. As Chairman, CEO, and President, Bycoff directed the company's growth from publicly held start-up to one of the fastest growing software companies in the industry before its acquisition by Computer Associates for $450M in November 2004. Bycoff currently serves as Chairman of the Board at Aveksa, a leading provider of Enterprise Access Governance software, and as Executive Chairman at Progress Software (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading supplier of application infrastructure.

About Day - www.day.com, @daysoftware

Day Software is the ECM pioneer that leading global enterprises rely on for their Web 2.0 content application and content infrastructure needs. Day's Content Repository Extreme (CRX) is the industry's leading Java Content Repository (JCR) that provides unique virtualization services to consolidate legacy repositories and unique cloud computing services to lower IT operational costs. Day's Communique CQ5 provides industry-leading Web Content Management, Digital Asset Management, and Social Collaboration in a single, unified suite and won the 2009 InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award for "Best Web CMS".

Day is an international company with headquarters in Basel, Switzerland and Newport Beach, California, traded since April 2000 on the SIX Swiss Exchange, and "Over the Counter" (OTC) as American Depositary Receipts (OTCQX: DYIHY). Day's customers are worldwide leading global enterprises, including: Volkswagen, Daimler, Nissan, Williams-Sonoma, Chanel, Allianz, Vodaphone, LaPoste, Time, Inc., University of Phoenix, and InterContinental Hotels.

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Peter Nachbur
Day Software AG
Barfuesserplatz 6
4001 Basel, Switzerland

T +41 61 226 98 98
E-Mail: peter.nachbur@day.com

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