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Nakisa Awarded Two 2009 SAP(R) Pinnacle Awards

Global Partner Awards Recognize SAP Partners that Made Exemplary Contributions to SAP's Ecosystem

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/13/09 -- Nakisa today announced that they have been awarded two 2009 SAP® Pinnacle Awards in the areas of Software Solutions Innovator of the Year and SOA Proof Points/Showcase Leadership (Software). SAP Pinnacle Awards were granted to leading SAP partners that have excelled in enhancing the customer experience, addressing critical issues such as accelerating co-innovation and improving return on investment. Winners were selected based on over 300 nominations, twice the amount in 2008, received from partners and SAP employees. Nakisa received the awards at a special awards ceremony held on the eve of SAPPHIRE® 2009, SAP's international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla. May 11 - 14.

"We are so proud to receive these prestigious awards and to be recognized by SAP as a valued partner," said Babak Varjavandi, CEO, Nakisa Inc. "These awards demonstrate the success of our long-term relationship with SAP and highlight our shared commitment to deliver innovative talent visualization solutions to our joint customers."

As a long-standing SAP partner, Nakisa's go-to-market execution is aligned with SAP's roadmap strategy, helping to ensure its solutions provide exceptional customer value. Delivering enterprise applications integrated with SAP solutions, Nakisa gives customers deeper visibility into critical workforce data so they can visualize, update, model and analyze their talent inventory.

"SAP is committed to fostering an ecosystem that is driven by co-innovation and which uniquely provides solutions and services that help customers meet their most pressing challenges," said Zia Yusuf, executive vice president, Global Ecosystem and Partner Group, SAP. "SAP Pinnacle Awards recognize those partners that have consistently demonstrated excellence in delivering value-focused and cost-effective solutions and services which help customers address their industry and business process needs. We thank Nakisa for their dedication and passion to teaming with SAP to help extend the value of a customer-focused ecosystem."

About Nakisa Inc.

Our goal is to help organizations make strategic decisions about how to better manage their global talent and optimize workforce performance. We empower organizations with a 360-degree view into their human capital data, giving them the critical insight they need into their talent and organizations to support overall corporate objectives.

Nakisa's visualization solutions are fully interoperable with the major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platforms on the market and provide a single point of access to critical HR data for succession planning, organization charting and workforce modeling. The only Talent and Organization Management vendor with applications fully certified by Microsoft, Oracle and SAP, Nakisa offers proven solutions that have been deployed to millions of users globally. Customers benefiting from Nakisa's solutions include Coca-Cola, Motorola, Michelin, Airbus, RBC Financial Services, Wrigley, Carrefour, StatoilHydro, Genentech and Alstom. For more information, visit: www.nakisa.com

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