April 03, 2007 12:40 ET

It's Offical! BSD Group Has Won the Prestigious IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Award

DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 3, 2007 -- BSD Group, Inc., a leading provider of performance testing products, consulting and business solutions, today announced that they have been selected as the winner of the IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Awards, specifically in the category of Rational® - Most Valuable Partner (MVP) Award. BSD Group's was one of more than 650 nominations that judges considered in selecting finalists.

BSD Group's Oracle Applications Extension for Rational Performance Tester solution allows for the recording, playback, and performance testing of Oracle Applications 11i. The solution enables clients to validate the readiness of their application for production and avoid costly delays and downtime that result from deploying an application that performs poorly or crashes during production load level.

The solution expands the performance testing protocols that Rational Performance Tester supports and allows greater penetration of Rational Performance Tester into new accounts. BSD Group has worked closely with IBM to produce a very strong offering around migrating companies from the Mercury/HP solution to IBM Rational testing solutions.

"This is such a great honor to have been selected the winner of the IBM Beacon Award," said Robert Ralston, CEO of BSD Group. "On behalf BSD Group, I want to thank the selection committee for seeing the value our solution brings to the marketplace," Ralston continued. Matt Thomas, President and CTO of BSD Group, said, "BSD Group will continue to find areas where we can bring additional innovation and collaboration to the IBM software group."

Beacon Award winners will be honored in April during a special awards ceremony held at the IBM PartnerWorld Conference in St. Louis. IBM PartnerWorld is the world's largest gathering of IBM Business Partners, attracting several thousand attendees.

About BSD Group

BSD Group, a reseller and long-time supporter of IBM Rational's Application Software Quality Solutions, is a Denver-based System Integrator and Software Development company. BSD has practice areas in Software Quality Assurance, IT Governance, Software Configuration Management and Tivoli Application Monitoring. For more information about BSD Group please visit

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