Press Release

For Immediate Release:

OpenAir Professional Services Automation Suite is a Finalist in Two Categories in the Software & Information Industry Association's 21st Annual CODiE Awards

BOSTON, January 24, 2006—OpenAir, Inc. today announced that its Professional Services Automation Suite has been selected by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIAA) as a finalist in two categories in the Annual CODiE Awards:

  • Best Financial Software Solution
  • Best Human Resources Solution

OpenAir's professional service automation (PSA) application helps project-based organizations increase profits through improving resource utilization and enabling more efficient project management. More than 200 companies and 18,000 subscribers use OpenAir to manage all aspects of their global services business, including resource staffing, project management and billing.

OpenAir PSA was chosen by a panel of judges from the software and information industry trade press, mainstream technology writers, analysts, consultants and subject-matter experts. More that 1,026 nominations were submitted by more than 500 companies - breaking the nominations record set in the 2005 awards.

"The 21st Annual CODiE Awards continue the tradition of honoring the best of the software, information and education technology industries," said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. "When one considers the number of outstanding companies that competed this year, being named a CODiE Awards Finalist is a significant achievement."

2006 Codie Awards Winners will be announced at the Codie Awards Gala, the evening of May 16, 2006, at the Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA.

2005 CODiE winners include, Adobe Systems, Autodesk, Intuit, Novell, Sun Microsystems, NetSuite,, and WebEx.

About OpenAir
OpenAir is the Web-native professional services automation solution that helps independent software vendors, marketing services companies, consulting firms, and internal corporate service organizations increase top-line growth, improve operations and enhance financial controls. OpenAir customers increase profits by capturing additional billable hours, increasing employee utilization, streamlining project management, accelerating revenue, enhancing collaboration, improving revenue recognition and project accounting, and sharing knowledge and best practices throughout the organization. OpenAir has helped leading services organizations across six continents increase profits through the subscription-based OpenAir Complete solution.

OpenAir ranked Number 161 on the 2005 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. In addition to ranking on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, OpenAir ranked 15th on the New England Technology Fast 50, which is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology firms in New England.

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About SIIA
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 800 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit .

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