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GigaSpaces Partners With Penta Systems to Deliver Extreme Transaction Processing Solution to Korean Market

South Korean Enterprise Solutions Expert to Distribute GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP)

NEW YORK, NY – November 5, 2007 – GigaSpaces Technologies today announced a partnership with Korean-based Penta Systems, a leading technology company with strong experience in distributed applications, Java, middleware and application servers. As a distributor of GigaSpaces’ eXtreme Application Platform (XAP), Penta Systems will introduce XAP into the Korean market to help organizations address application scalability and performance limitations.

While most large scale enterprise IT systems currently use tier-based architecture middleware, the rapid growth of companies’ applications is causing problems within the infrastructure. With hundreds of applications running simultaneously and requiring large amounts of parallel processing, IT departments are encountering problems with performance, scalability and load dispersion.

GigaSpaces solves the issues prevalent with tier-based computing by providing a high-performance architecture that enables efficient data caching and effective grid computing through its philosophy of space-based architecture. XAP is a robust middleware platform that allows applications to achieve true linear scalability, reliability, low latency and high performance. XAP collocates data, messaging and business logic, eliminating the bottlenecks that can occur in the application server, messaging middleware and database.

“Within our customer base, the need for Extreme Transaction Processing solutions is on the rise as organizations across industries struggle to manage massive transactions,” said Jong Jun Jang, chief executive officer, Penta Systems. “GigaSpaces XAP will help our customers address the pain points they experience with traditional tier-based computing by providing increased performance and scalability through space-based architecture.”

“GigaSpaces is working to create the global standard for applications with extreme processing requirements,” said Yaron Benvenisti, chief executive officer, GigaSpaces. “Penta Systems is the ideal partner to introduce GigaSpaces’ technology to the Korean market based on the vast experience the company has in the middleware industry. We are excited to be working with this leading organization and look forward to a long and successful relationship.”

Penta Systems will officially launch its distribution of GigaSpaces XAP at the Millennium Hilton Hotel, in Seoul, Korea, on November 7th, 2007

About Penta Systems
Penta Systems is the expert in delivering enterprise software solutions to over 3,000 customers in the Korean market covering all verticals especially in the areas of finance, government, telecommunications and manufacturing. A collaboration of solutions from leading vendors worldwide and Penta’s in-house solution development, Penta proactively engages with its customers and partners to ensure that the customers’ complex issues are resolved with the most effective and efficient software technology available today. Penta Systems was founded in 1987 and has offices in Seoul, Korea.
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About GigaSpaces
GigaSpaces provides a single infrastructure software platform for application scalability and performance. GigaSpaces’ unique approach enables developers to write their business logic as if writing to a single computer and then seamlessly scale out the application linearly anywhere, and on-demand. GigaSpaces customers include leaders in the financial services, telecommunications sectors and government institutions, including: Société Générale, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Dow Jones, Virgin Mobile, Nortel and Hutchison 3G, where the need for mission-critical high-performance, low-latency, reliability and scalability necessitates an alternative to traditional approaches. GigaSpaces was founded in 2000 and has offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris and Israel.

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For additional information, contact:

Rachel Miller
SHIFT Communications
Tel: (+1) 617-779-1856


Geva Perry
GigaSpaces Technologies, Inc.
Tel: (+1) 415-568-2128

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