SOURCE: Xterprise Incorporated

January 25, 2008 12:00 ET

Xterprise Selected to Join Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program

Global Program Helps Accelerate the Success of Innovative Software Vendors Committed to Microsoft's Platform Technologies

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - January 25, 2008) - Xterprise Incorporated, the leading global supplier of Solutions for the High Definition Enterprise™ and a Gold-Certified Microsoft™ ISV partner, announced today that it has been selected to join the Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program. Stewarded by the Emerging Business Team (EBT) at Microsoft Corp., the program is designed to connect young, high-potential companies committed to the Microsoft platform to an extensive support network that provides access to Microsoft people and programs, guidance on future directions, and support to accelerate their success.

"We are thrilled to be one of the few organizations, and the only one focused on RFID applications, selected by Microsoft to join the Startup Accelerator Program," said Jim Caudill, Sr. Vice President of marketing and strategy at Xterprise. "Although we have been successfully delivering solutions since 2002, we made the strategic decision to align ourselves to the Microsoft platform 18 months ago to better serve our customers. Our expectation is that participation in this program will further strengthen our relationship with Microsoft, giving us access to additional resources to fuel our continued growth."

About The Startup Accelerator Program

Microsoft is committed to serving as a valuable technology and business partner for emerging startups and young technology companies and their investors. Companies are selected to join the program based on their innovation, marketability, growth potential, funding, platform decision and strategic importance to Microsoft. These companies receive customized engagement plans designed to support their software development and increase market visibility. The program is now open to interested companies, which can apply via a profiling process outlined at the Microsoft Startup Zone at http://www.microsoftstartupzone.com.

The Microsoft EBT evaluates hundreds of startups and young technology companies each year to identify those with the strongest potential to succeed in the market, shape the industry's future, and enhance the overall value of Microsoft products and services for customers. The Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program shines the spotlight on some of the most promising and provides good examples of how companies can work successfully with Microsoft.

About Xterprise

Xterprise Incorporated was founded in 2002 as a provider of integrated RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) solutions. Today our solutions combine Microsoft platform technology, continuous improvement and lean supply chain expertise, enterprise supply chain systems integration along with RFID technology to deliver previously unachievable levels of visibility, assurance, accuracy, process improvement and value to clients.

The Xterprise High Definition Enterprise™ solutions address reusable asset optimization, high volume source tagging, multi-stakeholder supply chain execution, cold chain product integrity, promotions execution, inventory management and analytics. Our rapidly growing customer list includes Siemens VDO, Dairy Fresh, iGPS, ExxonMobil, Intel, L'Oreal, Schoeller Arca Systems, Dial, National Dairy Holdings, Johnsonville, Wells Fargo, Timco Aviation, TNT Express, Kuehen & Nagel, Sotherby's, The US Department of Veteran Affairs and many others. The Xterprise global headquarters is located in Carrollton, Texas (Dallas/Fort Worth) and its European office is located in Beverley, UK. For additional information call +1-972-690-9460 US, email info@xterprise.com or visit www.xterprise.com.

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Contact Information

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    Jim Caudill
    Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategy
    Xterprise Incorporated
    Email Contact
    972-690-9460

    Howard LaMunion
    Public Relations for Xterprise
    Email Contact
    214-601-0977