ROCKET SOFTWARE SIGNS PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT FOR THE CORVU BRAND WITH FARABI TECHNOLOGY MIDDLE EAST

September 9, 2009

Rocket Software UK (www.rocketsoftware.com) announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement to market, sell, and support the full suite of CorVu brand Software with Farabi Technology Middle East, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, in the Middle East and North Africa.

“At Rocket Software we recognize the excellence that Farabi has demonstrated in serving the Middle East market since 1993,” said Rocket Software Business Area Executive Richard Whomes. “Because we realize the importance of Reporting and Performance Management solutions in the Middle East, we are delighted with this partnership and are confident that clients in the region will appreciate the value of a local source for solutions, expertise and consultancy service. CorVu has had a long standing presence in the Middle East and see the partnership with Farabi as further commitment to both existing and new customers in providing local support in the region.”

CorVu, a Rocket Software brand, provides Performance Management and Business Intelligence solutions for mid- to large-sized companies throughout the world. A pioneer in the automation of the Balanced Scorecard, the enterprise performance management software provides an easy way to view and manage current performance, strategies, risks, projects and key business drivers of organisations enabling proactive improvement of operating results.

“This partnership is a milestone in our company’s development as it allows us to enhance our services offering to our clients with top-notch management tools, decision rapport system, and full visibility across their organization” said Bachar Kassar, General Manager of Farabi technology Middle East. “Since 1993, Farabi Technology Middle East strives to offer must-have solutions to improve companies’ operation and returns. Today, we tackle their business performance by offering CorVu’s Business Intelligence Module with its ease of use, connection speed scheduler, and the fact that it can be connected to almost any type of database, which will be an added-value to any organization” he added.

About Farabi Technology Middle East

Established in 1993 in Dubai, UAE, Farabi Technology Middle East LLC is a regional provider of products and solutions focused in the legacy Host Access and Integration domain. Its proven expertise in legacy integration and impressive record of accomplishment in high-transaction environments made Farabi a key provider to the governmental, airline, banking, and finance industries. Farabi counts in excess of 160 clients throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and South West Asia. As a step to reinforce its presence as a pioneer in offering state of the art integration and mobility solutions, Farabi Technology Middle East has joined the Developer Programs for both the Apple iPhone and the BlackBerry devices. Its experience and expertise in the Smartphone mobility applications development has allowed Farabi Technology Middle East’s talented team to build innovative, attractive, and affordable mobility applications to its valuable clients in wider platforms such as Apple iPhone/iPad, BlackBerry, and Microsoft Windows Mobile. For more information, please visit www.farabi.ae

About Rocket Software

Rocket Software is a global software development firm that builds and services Enterprise Infrastructure products for the world’s leading OEMs, networks and software companies and enterprises. The company’s current lines of business complement and extend strategic OEM offerings in the areas of business intelligence, storage, networks and telecom, terminal emulation and FTP, integration, modernization and SOA, database, and security. Rocket is engaged in OEM relationships and technology partnerships with IBM, EMC, HP, RSA, Nortel, Motorola, and many others. Rocket Software is based in Newton, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.rocketsoftware.com.