SOURCE: Omnify Software

December 17, 2007 10:14 ET

Omnify Software and OEM Customer Mintera Corporation Win 2007 Process Innovation Award Highlighting IT Effectiveness and Business Benefit

Award Recognizes Process Improvements Through Successful Deployment of PLM Technology

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - December 17, 2007) - Omnify Software, a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for electronic, medical, mechanical, and defense manufacturers, and OEM customer, Mintera® Corporation, the high bit-rate optical transport systems solution leader, have won a 2007 Process Innovation Award for the successful deployment of Omnify's product lifecycle management software.

The Kinetic Information Process Innovation Awards program presents innovation solution honors to companies that focus on the return of significant business benefit and effectiveness of their technology solutions.

Mintera implemented the Omnify solution when it became clear that the firm needed to replace paper-based manual processes so that they could remain focused on core competencies, increase product innovation and beat their competitors to market. "We were more than happy to participate in this award program with Omnify," stated Jerry Baker, Manager Technical Services for Mintera. "The Omnify implementation has proven to be quite successful -- from the quick deployment without any disruption in development to exceeding our goal of reducing time-to-market through a rigorous new product introduction methodology."

"We are extremely pleased to be recognized with this prestigious industry award," said Jack Rowntree, Omnify's Chief Operating Officer. "The Mintera implementation truly demonstrates the competitive business benefits that result from the implementation of an Omnify PLM solution."

Omnify Software and the Mintera implementation were selected by an independent panel of industry experts based on process improvements that led to gains in at least one of the following areas: productivity, profitability, ability to adapt to market conditions, or competitive standing/market share.

Enterprise Innovator, a premier publication focused on technology innovation in the enterprise (, sponsored the 2007 Process Innovation Awards, which were created by Kinetic Information LLC and are now in their 11th year.

"We are honored to sponsor such a coveted award program and chose to be part of the 2007 series because it rewards innovative enterprise applications that achieve business benefit, and illuminates such an important area of information technology expertise for our readers," stated Harold Abraham, Deputy Editor,

About Omnify Software

Omnify Software, the leading provider of business-ready Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, helps OEMs shorten development cycles, accelerate product innovation and improve bottom-line profitability. Omnify's commitment to customer success has resulted in a unique solution that is quick to implement, easy to use, and provides an open integration platform built on the Microsoft .NET Framework. Omnify is well-known for superior customer service, delivering outstanding training, development and support with a team of experienced technology professionals. Omnify is acknowledged as an industry leader, winning such honors as START-IT Magazine's Hottest Companies for three consecutive years, Power of Partnerships and Top 50 Technologies awards, as well as Manufacturing Business Technology's Top 40 Emerging Vendors and Kinetic Information's Process Innovation Award. For additional product information, including pricing, please call 978-988-3800, email or visit

About Mintera Corporation:

Mintera is a high bit-rate optical transport systems solution leader enabling migration to 40 and 100 Gbps in metro-core, regional, long-haul, and ultra long-haul networks. Mintera's flexible multi-service product-set enables service providers to upgrade their existing infrastructure in an evolutionary and seamless fashion. Mintera continues to gain customer traction since demonstrating the world's fastest ultra long-haul optical transport connection in June 2004. The company is working on higher bit-rate solutions with multiple research and development labs at carriers, systems suppliers, component manufacturers, research institutes and universities to further drive down optical transmission costs. For more information, visit

About Process Innovation Awards:

The Process Innovation Awards program recognizes innovation in the application of information technology. Awards focus on the business benefits user organizations derive from their technology systems. Award winners are selected by a panel of experts consisting of independent professional consultants who are recognized authorities in their fields. The judging process is free of any vendor or other bias so the emphasis remains on the business benefits provided by each winning implementation.

"Omnify" is a registered trademark of Omnify Software. Any trade, product or service name referenced in this document using the name "Omnify" is a trademark and/or property of Omnify Software. All other trade, product, or service names referenced in this release may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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