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Aras Presents at Microsoft Open Source ISV Forum at Open Source Business Conference


Aras Provides Insight into Benefits of Open Source on Microsoft

LAWRENCE, MASS. - May 14, 2007 - Aras Corporation, leading Microsoft enterprise open source software solution provider, today announced that Marc Lind will present at the Microsoft Open Source ISV Forum on May 21, 2007 in association with the Open Source Business Conference at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California.


Open Source Business Conference sponsored by InfoWorld Magazine is the leading conference dedicated to the business practices and economics of open source. As part of the NXT initiative, the Olliance Group has organized the Microsoft Open Source ISV Forum to provide insights into the benefits of open source on the Microsoft platform.


Marc Lind, Vice President, Marketing for Aras Corporation will present on how Aras became the first exclusively Microsoft-based enterprise open source provider, why Aras chose to partner with Microsoft, and what results have been achieved because of the partnership. The presentation is scheduled on Monday May 21, 2007 at 2:30 PM PST immediately following John Roberts, Chairman and CEO of SugarCRM.


About Aras Corporation
Aras® Corporation is the leader in providing Microsoft enterprise open source software solutions to companies that want the control and flexibility of open source and have Microsoft skill sets and infrastructure. Aras delivers the Aras Innovator® suite of solutions providing an alternative to conventional enterprise applications. The Aras Innovator application framework technology is a next generation model-based, service-oriented architecture [SOA] in Microsoft .NET with unmatched flexibility enabling companies to deploy quickly and adapt easily while maintaining upgradeability. Customers include Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Ingersoll Rand and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held and headquartered in Lawrence, Mass. For additional information visit www.aras.com