SOURCE: OpenAir

January 25, 2007 08:41 ET

OpenAir Named to Top 25 ASP Providers for Record Seventh Year

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 25, 2007 -- OpenAir, the leading provider of on-demand Professional Services Automation (PSA) software, was again named to ASPnews's Top 25 ASP Providers. This year marks OpenAir's seventh consecutive year on APSnews's list, joining Salesforce.com and WebEx as the only firms to be included every year since the inception of the awards.

"We are honored to be recognized by ASPnews as a top global ASP," said Morris Panner, CEO of OpenAir. "OpenAir strives to continually evolve its services to match our customers' changing needs. Having our efforts recognized year after year by a leading authority is a tremendous vote of confidence."

OpenAir joins a list which, according to ASPnews, includes the world's 25 leading service providers for the ASP, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Web Services, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), and Utility Computing industries. For inclusion, companies must meet the following criteria:

--  Have ASP and/or web services as their core business
--  Have a substantial and active customer base
--  Be able to demonstrate proven revenue streams
--  Be innovators within the ASP and/or web services models
--  Be recognized as a leader by others within the industry
    
To learn more about ASPNews.com's Top 50 list, visit http://www.aspnews.com/top50.

About OpenAir

Based in Boston, OpenAir Professional Services Automation (PSA) software enables professional services firms to gain controls and insight on their financial best practices. OpenAir empowers executives to track projects, teams, and billable hours for improving employee utilization and to streamline project management. OpenAir Consulting provides both expert deployment advice on the OpenAir product as well as Services Best Practices Consulting as part of the OpenAir Optimize™ Services Program. Relying on a highly experienced team of former Bain, Cambridge Technology Partners and Mercer consultants, OpenAir has developed comprehensive programs for both the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) deployment paradigm as well as for the services vertical industries. OpenAir has helped leading services organizations across six continents increase profits through its subscription-based solution. For additional information, please visit www.openair.com.

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