SOURCE: Santeon Group, Inc.

December 06, 2010 12:00 ET

Santeon Signs a Master Services Agreement to Support Blackboard's Hosting Team

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - December 6, 2010) - Santeon Group, Inc. (OTCBB: SANT) today announced that it has signed a Service Agreement with Blackboard Inc. to deliver various agile software development services and support. Santeon will deliver several software development services to Blackboard's hosting and support teams.

"We are very pleased to have signed this agreement with Blackboard and are looking forward to growing our relationship," commented Dr. Ash Rofail, Chairman and CEO. "This agreement not only confirms our leadership position as a world class software development outsourcing organization, but also highlights our key differentiator in providing Agile based development with emphasis on quality, reliability and focus on value as well as the user experience," continued Dr. Rofail.

"We have chosen Santeon for their demonstrated Agile development skills and leadership in the Agile community," said Al DeGregorio, Director of Systems Operations & Integration for Blackboard Managed Hosting(SM).

As a founding member of the International Consortium for Agile, Santeon is aggressively growing its software development outsourcing line of business including Agile training, consulting and coaching. As the need continues to grow for Agile based software development initiatives so is the need for organizations to rely on Agile service providers such as Santeon to offer experience and proven capabilities.

"We are very focused on Agile development. Our roots in process automation and process improvement compel us to continually revisit our Agile practice and enhance it with new tools, processes and controls to ensure that Agile is both a value focused initiative as well as a repeatable and disciplined execution approach focused of value creative and solution acceleration," commented Dr. Ahmed Sidky, Santeon EVP of Agile Practice and Solution Delivery

About Santeon Group, Inc.

Santeon Group is a technology company Headquartered in Northern Virginia with offices strategically located in San Diego, Los Angeles, London, Cairo and Dubai. Santeon offers products and services in Healthcare, Energy, Media and Agile Development. Santeon Group's goal is to serve emerging markets by providing technically superior products and solutions while reducing the cost of ownership and deployment of these solutions through a strong channel partner and distribution model. For more information please visit the web site at

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