Bludis & AdventNet Form Enterprise Partnership for Italy

PLEASANTON, California, December 20, 2007

AdventNet, the leading provider of affordable Enterprise IT management & security software announced today their alliance with Bludis, a Value Added Distributor based in Rome. The partnership will deliver powerful and cost effective products to revolutionize IT spending and ROI for the Italian customer.

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"It's our pleasure to partner with AdventNet as their strategy and polices fit very well with ours," said Giuseppe Di Girolamo, CEO of Bludis srl. "We appreciate the quality, performance and price point of their products and we are very committed to the success of AdventNet Enterprise products in Italy," he added.

David Howell, AdventNet's European Director, said, "I have spent a long time searching for a suitable partner in Italy in order to access this key territory. I am overjoyed to have found a company such as Bludis. AdventNet's European business has grown at over 200% per annum for the last 3 years. Bludis will ensure we continue this success."

About Bludis

Bludis is an Italian Value Added Distributor of information technology, specializing in Software Distribution (90% of Total revenue). It has experience in trading with quality products and services in areas like Communication, Security, IT Management and Integrated Document Management, just to mention a few.

Bludis' success is due to the network that the company manages in Italy with more than 5,000 resellers. Bludis is also the only Authorized Training Center for IBM-FileNET in southern Europe and a Microsoft Certified Technical Education Center (CTEC). We offer our customers access to the highest quality education via certified instructors.

Technical know-how is of highest importance and distinguishes Bludis from other distributors because it allows the company to support the customers in complex projects with professionalism and dedication.

About AdventNet

Enabling Management Your Way™

Founded in 1996, AdventNet is a software company with a broad portfolio of elegantly designed, affordable products and web services. AdventNet offerings span a spectrum of vertical areas, including network & systems management (, security, collaboration, CRM & office productivity applications (, database search and migration, and test automation tools.

AdventNet and its global network of partners provide solutions to multiple market segments including: OEM’s, global enterprises, government, education, small and medium-sized businesses and to a growing base of management service providers.,

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