Solution-Soft Announces Interoperability with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SANTA CLARA, Calif., September 25, 2003 — SolutionSoft Systems Inc, a leading provider of Intelligent Data Optimization (IDO) solutions is pleased to announce the successful completion of interoperability testing of a majority of Solution-Soft’s product line with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT), the world's premier open source and Linux provider earlier this year introduced the "Red Hat Ready" Independent Software Vendor (ISV) application program.  This program is designed to allow vendors to test and qualify their software applications on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.  The Red Hat Ready application program is the best way for ISVs to align themselves with Red Hat.

“With this announcement Solution-Soft’s customers running Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux will be assured that the software they choose from us will have been through rigorous testing on the latest versions of Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux”, said Paul Wang, CTO at Solution-Soft.  “Our customers integrate our offerings with many different environments so being compliant with Red Hat's guidelines for interoperability is essential to their long-term success.”


About Solution-Soft

Solution-Soft is the leading provider of Intelligent Data Optimization (IDO) solutions, which address the urgent need for automated management of data in complex networking environments.  IDO solutions facilitate automated data selection, movement and redirection that optimize high availability, storage scalability and system performance.  The company has developed robust data and information life-cycle management software solutions for corporate data centers and storage system vendors.  Solution-Soft boasts more than 1,500 customers, including 3M, AT&T, Boeing, Cable&Wireless, FedEx, French Telecom and UMC.  Solution-Soft’s market presence is  bolstered by partnerships with Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS), FalconStor. (Nasdaq:FALC), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HWP), IBM (NYSE:IBM), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT) and Sun Microsystems NASDAQ:SUNW).

Founded in 1993, Solution-Soft is privately held and based in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information, visit or call +1.408.346.1400.

Michael Morrison,