SOURCE: Fiorano Software, Inc.

February 28, 2007 09:30 ET

Fiorano's Advanced SOA and Middleware Technology Now Available on GSA Schedule to State and Local Government Entities

Fiorano Accepts Cooperative Purchasing in Addition to GSA Recovery Purchasing Under GSA Schedule 70, Information Technology

LOS GATOS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 28, 2007 -- Fiorano Software Inc. (www.fiorano.com), a leading provider of SOA platform and enterprise middleware solutions, today announced its acceptance of the modification to its GSA Schedule to accept orders under Cooperative purchasing as well as under Section 833 (Recovery Purchasing), placed by state and local government buyers.

Fiorano, an established GSA contractor under GSA Schedule 70, supplies leading-edge middleware technology and products to US Department of Defense and other federal agencies and has won orders from prestigious agencies like NASA and Mitre Corporation.

Reflecting its standing commitment to supply leading-edge technology to the US Federal Government, Fiorano was one of the first vendors to accept the modifications to its contracts giving access to advantageous pricing and terms of the GSA schedule to all US State and local government entities. Fiorano supplies to the US Government through its GSA Contract No. GS35F0390L.

Service-oriented architecture promises a world of flexible and interoperable software components that will increase efficiencies, lower operational costs and improve effectiveness across the enterprise.

Cooperative Purchasing authorizes state and local government entities to purchase information technology products and services from the GSA's Schedule 70 and the Corporate Schedule contracts containing information technology Special Item Numbers (SINs).

GSA amended its regulations, under authorization from Recovery Purchasing (Section 833), of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007, to allow state and local governments to use GSA schedules to facilitate recovery from a major disaster, terrorism or nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack. For more information on the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, go to www.fema.gov/about/stafact.shtm.

About Fiorano Software, Inc.:

Fiorano, a US Corporation headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA, has a decade-long history as a leading provider of Enterprise class Integration Middleware. Fiorano's distributed middleware solutions set a new paradigm in interoperability, performance, scalability and ROI.

Fiorano's technology provides ease of use and flexibility powering a variety of businesses from Medium Enterprises to Global leaders and Fortune 500s such as Boeing, British Telecom, NASA, Schlumberger, Quicken Loans, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Lockheed Martin, Motorola, among others.

For more information on GSA schedules contact info@fiorano.com.

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