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January 12, 2010 11:00 ET

Hubspan Selected as a Finalist in 2010 WTIA Industry Achievement Awards

The Company Is Recognized as One of Three Finalists for the 'Service Provider of the Year' Award for Its Superior Managed Services and Cloud-Based Integration Platform

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - January 12, 2010) - Hubspan, the leading service provider of cloud-based business integration solutions, today announced that it has been named a finalist for the WTIA Industry Achievement Awards. Hubspan is a finalist for the 'Service Provider of the Year' category in WTIA's 2010 awards celebration.

The Industry Achievement Award winners will be announced on March 4 at the awards ceremony, which will be held at the Showbox SODO in Seattle.

As a finalist in this category, Hubspan was recognized for its expert managed services provided as part of its cloud-based integration platform. By leveraging Hubspan, companies are able to cost-effectively and seamlessly integrate and automate business processes, such as procurement, demand chain, supply chain and e-commerce. All members of a Hubspan integration community are able to work from existing applications and systems, with no additional infrastructure investment and assurance of full interoperability.

"Hubspan has differentiated itself in the marketplace by combining the economic and performance benefits of cloud computing with a managed services model that provides a complete end-to-end integration solution," said Trisha Gross, president and CEO at Hubspan. "Being named one of the WTIA Industry Achievement Award finalists is a true testament to our commitment to provide our customers with the highest level of service and innovation, and we are honored to be recognized by the Washington technology community."

The Industry Achievement Awards celebrate the brightest companies, individuals and students in Washington that demonstrate outstanding innovation and excellence in technology. 2010 will mark the 15th year that the awards program has been in place. In the last 15 years, a number of noteworthy Washington companies such as Microsoft, RealNetworks, F5 Networks and Concur have also been recognized by the WTIA.

"We had a terrific group of applicants for this year's Industry Achievement Awards which included two new categories to reflect our broadened scope as a Tech Association. The finalists demonstrate once again the incredible creativity and innovation going on across all sectors of our industry," said Ken Myer, president and CEO of the WTIA. "We congratulate all the finalists and look forward to unveiling the winners in March."

About Hubspan Inc

Hubspan is the leading provider of business integration solutions, helping companies automate business processes across internal and external communities. Hubspan's flagship solution is the WebSpan SaaS Integration Platform. An enterprise-class solution, WebSpan combines Hubspan's innovative, cloud-based platform and managed services with IBM WebSphere integration software. Thousands of companies, from small enterprises to the Fortune 500, successfully use the platform every day for secure, reliable and scalable business integration. WebSpan is available in packaged integration processes, from managed file transfer, PO, e-invoicing and punchout to full business processes, such as Supply Chain, Demand Chain, Advanced EDI and eCommerce integration. For more information, go to www.hubspan.com or email webspan@hubspan.com.

About the Washington Technology Industry Association

The Washington Technology Industry Association, founded in 1984, is one of the largest statewide associations of technology companies, IT departments and individual technology professionals in North America. With more than 1,000 members representing more than 125,000 employees in Washington State, the association is a catalyst for sharing expertise, fostering collaboration, delivering key business services and advancing the value and global impact of technology companies doing business in Washington. The association's global partners are Microsoft, Regence BlueShield, Vertafore and Wells Fargo Insurance Services. The association's funding partners are AH&T Insurance, F5 Networks, Moss Adams LLP and RealNetworks. For more information, go to www.washingtontechnology.org.