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07 | 03 | 2005

HERMES SoftLab presents innovative e-solutions within the Microsoft Partner program at CeBit 2005

Hannover, March 7 2005 – HERMES SoftLab, a leading European Software Engineering and IT Solutions Company, is participating at CeBit 2005 as co-exhibitor at the Microsoft Partner stand, presenting innovative solutions in the areas of Public Sector, Telecom and Banking.

HERMES SoftLab’s participation at CeBit 2005 demonstrates a continuation of the successful and long-term partnership with Microsoft on the markets in the Adriatic region, as well as the first joint marketing activity on international markets. For this special occasion HERMES SoftLab showcases live demos featuring enterprise mobility and e-taxes solutions.

As a Certified Microsoft Partner with competencies on Integrated E-Business Solutions and ISV/Software Solutions, HERMES SoftLab has applied Microsoft technology to deliver a number of successful solutions for local and international customers throughout Europe. The most prominent of these is the E-taxes solution developed for the Tax Administration of the Republic of Slovenia.

HERMES SoftLab’s strong presence in the financial and telecom sectors in the Adriatic region are backed up by the e-banking solution, that has been deployed in 17 different banks in the Adriatic region, and as well as mobile solutions that have enabled leading regional telecom operators to launch and complement their value added services offering.

With more than 14 years of R&D expertise on Microsoft platforms and more than 200 Microsoft-proficient experts (out of a total of 500 engineers) with the majority focused on .NET technologies, HERMES SoftLab is also one of Microsoft’s key partners when it comes to custom application development, application integration and IT modernization.

Peter Testen, newly appointed President and CEO of HERMES SoftLab: ”The presentation of HERMES SoftLab’s Innovative e-Solutions at CeBIT 2005 within the Microsoft Partner Stand is a symbol of the strategic relationship between HERMES SoftLab and Microsoft. In February 2005, just before CeBit 2005, we deepened our strategic relationship with a joint decision to enhance cooperation in the areas of e-government and solutions for telecom operators, as well as to intensify joint go-to-market activities on the international markets through Microsoft international subsidiaries.“

During the occasion of the visit to HERMES SoftLab prior to CeBit, Mr. Jean-Philippe Courtois, Microsoft’s executive director for the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) stated: ”HERMES SoftLab is an important partner for Microsoft as it is a significant source of new and innovative solutions due to its expertise in different areas. With its expertise and innovative solutions, HERMES SoftLab plays an important role in implementation of advanced .NET solutions. Microsoft is committed to co-operation with HERMES SoftLab since we are well aware of its important role on the Slovene and international IT markets.”