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OpenLogic Expands in Japan With CareBrains Strategic Partnership

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenLogic, Inc., a provider of enterprise open source software solutions encompassing hundreds of open source packages, today announced a strategic partnership with CareBrains Inc., a leading Japanese provider of open source software application consulting, training, implementation, and support.

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 25 /PRNewswire/ — OpenLogic, Inc., a provider of enterprise open source software solutions encompassing hundreds of open source packages, today announced a strategic partnership with CareBrains Inc., a leading Japanese provider of open source software application consulting, training, implementation, and support.

"OpenLogic and CareBrains will make enterprise-grade support available for Japanese enterprises using open source products," said Steven Grandchamp, CEO of OpenLogic. "CareBrains is one of Japan's leading open source champions — our partnership will help Japanese companies safely acquire, support, and control their open source software usage."

Under the agreement, OpenLogic will provide support to CareBrains customers for an array of open source packages used in conjunction with the Sugar Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application and other open source business applications. In January, CareBrains signed an agreement with California-based SugarCRM to provide implementation, localization services, full maintenance and support for the SugarCRM application built on Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP) open source technology.

"As open source adoption in the enterprise accelerates in Japan, there is a growing need for solutions that eliminate the risks around the sourcing, maintenance and support of open source software," said Hiro Matsushita, CEO of CareBrains. "OpenLogic is the only provider to offer consolidated support for hundreds of open source software packages, and we're excited to be working with them to accelerate the adoption of open source software in Japan."

OpenLogic's offerings include: * A certified library containing hundreds of open source packages that are certified and indemnified by OpenLogic * One-number-to-call technical support for every open source package in the certified library, backed by open source contributors and committers in the OpenLogic Expert Community * The OpenUpdate service which keeps companies up-to-date on the latest patches and releases * The OpenLogic Enterprise technology platform, that lets customers enforce open source policies and automate open source integration and deployment

About OpenLogic

OpenLogic is a leading provider of open source solutions that enable enterprises to safely acquire, support, and control open source software. OpenLogic provides enterprises with a certified library of open source software that encompasses hundreds of the most popular open source packages. With the broadest open source coverage in the industry, OpenLogic offers indemnification; updates; and enterprise-grade technical support backed by the OpenLogic Expert Community. The OpenLogic solution also enforces open source policies and automates the integration and deployment of open source components — reducing the risk and maximizing the cost savings associated with using open source software. OpenLogic is currently used by more than 30 large enterprises and 700 customers worldwide. For more on OpenLogic, go to www.openlogic.com .

About CareBrains

CareBrains brings values to enterprise customers through consulting, training, implementation and support services for commercial open source products including SugarCRM. CareBrains' excellence of services derives from on-the-edge expertise in supporting an "ecosystem" where it supports both Open Source communities and its reseller partners in Japan. To better serve our customers, CareBrains offers flexible deployment options of open source products such as on-site implementation and SaaS. CareBrains also organizes Commercial Open Source Forum Japan and @Exchange(a trading market of open source products: https://exchange.cosf.jp) by dynamically changing a demand- supply structure in the IT market. For more CareBrains, go to www.carebrains.co.jp .

Media Contact: Bret Clement (303) 462-3057

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