Press Release October 8, 2008

SplendidCRM adds support for the PostgreSQL database and releases version 2.1 for the Linux platform.

Raleigh, NC (October 8, 2008) -- SplendidCRM Software, Inc., a pioneering provider of Microsoft-centric Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for open-source use, today announced the launch of Version 2.1 of its flagship platform SplendidCRM on the Mono/Linux platform. By providing support for both PostgreSQL and Mono, SplendidCRM is able to provide the benefits of Rapid Application Development (RAD) to the CRM platform in an all open-source environment.

"We were pleasantly surprised how easily and quickly we were able to port SplendidCRM to the PostgreSQL database platform," said Paul Rony, President of SplendidCRM. "The database is rock solid and the development tools are excellent."

"Site-based and hosted application providers need a database infrastructure with uncompromising performance, reliability and scalability," said Fred Holahan, VP of Marketing for EnterpriseDB Corporation, the leading provider of Postgres products and services. "By supporting PostgreSQL, SplendidCRM now offers its customers a CRM experience based on the world’s most advanced open source database solution."

This release takes advantage of a number of advances in Mono, including support for Master Pages and AJAX. "We are grateful to Novell and the Mono team as they make it incredibly easy create a cross-platform application using Microsoft .NET and C#", said Mr. Rony.

"We are thrilled that the work that we are doing in Mono allows SplendidCRM to reach more platforms and increase their customer base, and at the same time improving the Linux ecosystem by having more great applications available on it," said Miguel de Icaza, Vice President, Developer Platform at Novell.

To see this new functionality, please visit http://postgresqlmono.splendidcrm.com. To browse Novell's catalog of Linux applications, which now includes over 2,100 applications supported by over 370 ISVs, go to http://www.novell.com/partner/isv.

About SplendidCRM Software, Inc.
Founded in 2005, SplendidCRM Software provides a Microsoft-centric open-source Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application that, unlike most open-source solutions built for a Linux environment, enables users to leverage their existing Microsoft infrastructure. The company is located in the Research Triangle of Raleigh, North Carolina, and is privately held. To learn more about SplendidCRM, email sales@splendidcrm.com or visit http://www.splendidcrm.com.

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