Maximizer Software Inc.
TSX : MAX

Maximizer Software Inc.

July 05, 2005 08:00 ET

Maximizer Software Achieves Gold Certification Status from Microsoft

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - July 5, 2005) - Maximizer Software Inc. (TSX:MAX), a leading provider of proven and affordable customer relationship management (CRM) and contact management solutions, announced today it is a new member in Microsoft's Gold Certified Partner Program for the ISV/Software Solutions core competency. After meeting rigorous certification requirements including submitting real-world customer references for independent verification, Maximizer Software advanced from Certified Partner status to Gold Certified, the highest status that can be attained by any Microsoft solution partner.

"Microsoft recognizes Maximizer Software as a new Gold Certified Partner for demonstrating its ability to serve its customers and help drive their business success," said Lora Gernon, Director, Partner Sales Group, Microsoft Canada. "An increasing number of small and mid-sized companies are looking for vendors that can bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Maximizer Software will receive direct training and support from Microsoft to enhance their customers' experience with our technologies and provide customers with expert advice for their long-term technology initiatives."

As a Gold Certified Partner, Maximizer Software will receive additional resources from Microsoft in the form of training, technical support, and other services to enhance product performance and integration with Microsoft technologies.

"We are proud to be named a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. This certification validates our technology and our strategy of delivering advanced enterprise CRM capabilities in a solution that meets the needs of small and medium-sized businesses," said Tom Bennett, Office of the President and Chief Technology Officer, Maximizer Software Inc. "We look forward to our continued partnership with Microsoft as we develop the next generation of our products."

About the Microsoft Partner Program

Microsoft's Partner Program is designed to align each partner's focus, recognize the impact of partners' relationships with customers, and provide increased value for their investments in Microsoft. Through the Partner Points and Microsoft Solution Competencies, partners can recognize a deeper relationship with Microsoft that will empower them to thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace. For more information about Microsoft's Gold Certification Program, visit: http://partner.microsoft.com/US/program/levels/goldcertpartner

About Maximizer Software

Maximizer Software Inc. is a leading provider of proven and affordable customer relationship management (CRM) and contact management solutions that help small to medium-sized enterprises improve sales, streamline marketing, and enhance customer service & support. Maximizer Software has helped over 7,000 Maximizer Enterprise™ customers and over one million Maximizer™ users grow their businesses by building profitable customer relationships with award-winning solutions. Maximizer Software is a worldwide organization with Business Partners and offices in its three regions: Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific. Customers include leading companies such as Siemens, Ipsos-Reid, Nestle Clinical, Ericsson, HSBC, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, William Mercer, and Bank of New York. Learn more about Maximizer Software at www.maximizer.com.

This release may contain certain forward-looking statements reflecting Maximizer Software Inc.'s current expectations. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, changes in market and competition, technological and competitive developments, and potential downturns in economic conditions generally. Additional information on these and other potential factors that could affect the Company's financial results are detailed in documents filed from time to time with the provincial securities commissions in Canada. All trademarks or registered trademarks stated herein are properties of their respective owners.

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