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Kapow Technologies Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm


Vendors Selection based on how Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing they are

Campbell, CA - May 24, 2005 – Kapow Technologies has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the "Cool Vendors in Application Integration, 2005 report published on March 30th, 2005 by P. Malinverno, N. Drakos, K Shegda, et al of Gartner, Inc.

Kapow Technologies markets Web Integration Software that enable application and information integration through the web interface — the most widely available interface ever. This is an innovative approach for rapid business lead integraton of applications and application logic and information. The Kapow Technologies RoboSuite platform is used for tasks such as - content management system migration and integration, - market data collection, - code free portlet creation of applications, - integration of application data, - integration of application logic for composite applications as well as - web service enabling applications. Stefan Andreasen, CEO and Founder, Kapow Technologies comments: "Web Integration enables business users and non-technical business analysts to rapidly integrate or extend applications and content in a highly productive visual environment. For corporations embarking on application integration, content migration and portal projects, this means faster ROI and considerable time-to-market advantages". The platform has been deployed at close to 100 international enterprises. Clients have experienced time and expense reductions as high as 90% compared to traditional integration approahes.

"We are very honoured by both the clients that have chosen our Web Integration platform as well as Gartners choice to include us in the Cool Vendor report", continues Andreasen.

Kapow RoboSuite, the only full featured Web Integration platform on the market, is designed to simplify integration of application logic, data and information through non-intrusive integration via the web interface. RoboSuite is standards-based, scalable and is designed to work in all common IT operating environments. RoboSuite can allow customers to develop business infrastructure without having to change existing Web-based systems. Robosuite is marketed in over 40 countries either direct or through parthers. One such partner, BEA Systems (Nasdaq: BEAS), a world leader in enterprise application infrastructure software, markets the solution as KapowRoboSuite, BEAWebLogic Edition™ to complement BEA's portal platform by helping enable fast and easy integration of Web applications and content into the enterprise portal.

About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.


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