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Jitterbit Is "Boss" for Second Consecutive Year as It's Named 2009 Best Open Source Software Winner

IDG's InfoWorld Bossie Awards Recognize Top Open Source Awards for Enterprises

OAKLAND, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/01/09 -- For the second consecutive year, Jitterbit, the leading provider of open source application and data integration software, has been recognized as a winner of InfoWorld's Best of Open Source Software Awards in the "Best of Open Source Middleware and Platforms" category.

Known as the "Bossies," the annual awards recognize the best open source software for business. Selected by InfoWorld Test Center editors and reviewers, the 2009 Bossies celebrate the top 40 open source products for business and IT pros that offer the most promising and cost-effective products available to IT organizations.

Doug Dineley, executive editor at InfoWorld, in an article announcing the Bossie winners stated, "Jitterbit is a lighter-weight and extensible point solution that is just the ticket for one-off data migration projects. Able to shortcut such projects by weeks, Jitterbit makes simple work of configuring source and target specifications with its form-based wizards. It may be the most uncomplicated tool available to get data from one place to another."

The 2009 Bossie winners are recognized across four categories, covering development tools, enterprise software, networking, and platforms and middleware. The full award results are available at http://infoworld.com/d/open-source/best-open-source-software-awards-2009-628.

"We are delighted to be recognized by InfoWorld and named a Bossie winner for the second year in a row," said Sharam Sasson, CEO of Jitterbit. "The award validates our strategy and reinforces why each year more and more organizations have come to rely on Jitterbit to quickly and easily solve complex integration issues."

Offering easy, out-of-the-box integration to hundreds of enterprise applications and an intuitive drag-and-drop design, Jitterbit significantly speeds integration projects and reduces operational costs for Fortune 2000 customers. With Jitterbit, users and developers quickly and affordably connect customer data among a variety of sources and formats, such as local and hosted ERP and CRM applications, legacy systems, data warehouses and online marketplaces. Jitterbit simplifies the creation, deployment and maintenance of data and application integration both within and between more than 6,000 organizations, with customers representing some of the world's largest companies and government agencies, including NASA, Continental Airlines and Balfour Beatty.

About International Data Group

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and video games worldwide. IDG also publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries. IDG's media brands include CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers. IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, Storage Networking World, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 900 IDC analysts in more than 90 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.

Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at http://www.idg.com.

About Jitterbit Inc.

Jitterbit delivers open source integration solutions that address the problems of cost and complexity associated with connecting on-premise and cloud applications and data. Jitterbit combines the power, affordability and quality of Open Source with enterprise-class support and services.

Privately held, Jitterbit is headquartered in Oakland, Calif. To learn more about Jitterbit's application integration, data integration, and cloud computing integration, visit www.jitterbit.com. Follow conversations at www.twitter.com/jitterbit.

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