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Mayking Spa Named Compiere Gold Partner to Provide Flexible, Robust Open Source ERP Solutions Throughout Italy

Redwood Shores, Calif., and Vicenza, Italy – March 25, 2008 – Compiere, Inc. (www.compiere.com), the global leader in open source business solutions, today announced its partner Mayking Spa has been named an Authorized Compiere Gold Partner. Mayking, the leading open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) provider in Italy, has achieved Gold Partner status through sustained customer base growth and proven Compiere integration experience since becoming a partner in 2004. As a Compiere Gold Partner, Vicenza, Italy-based Mayking will continue to provide consulting, support and training for the implementation of Compiere throughout Italy.

Mayking has extensive experience in the open source arena, delivering ERP, CRM and supply chain management (SCM) solutions for the global management of small and medium-sized companies across a number of industries. The company has completed a full translation of Compiere from English to Italian as well as a comprehensive localization of the product to conform to Italian accounting regulations.

"After determining the future direction of our engineering investment, we chose Compiere because they best represent the products and services that support the applications companies throughout our marketplace need in order to automate ERP and CRM processes," said Isidro Fernández of Directive Soft.

"Our customers embrace the flexibility, freedom and robustness Compiere's open source solutions provide," said Alessandro Frison, CEO of Mayking Spa. "Having a single solution that handles multiple functions and languages at different company locations without requiring vendor support is paramount to our customers. We look forward to expanding our successful relationship with Compiere by continuing to provide high quality services and solutions."

To date, Mayking has successfully implemented Compiere's open source solutions at nearly 30 locations throughout Italy, including Toscocarta Spa, a manufacturer of specialty packaging products, which uses Compiere to improve planning and control processes. Another customer, schoolbook distributor Clesp srl, has been using Compiere for more than two years to manage financial and administration functions.

Stuart Bagshaw, Compiere's chief operating officer, stated, "Gold Partners are the backbone of our elite partner channel. Mayking Spa has a depth of knowledge of ERP and CRM implementations and dedication to open source innovation that makes the company an ideal collaborator in Compiere's effort to develop affordable and adaptable business solutions throughout Italy."

The Compiere partner network is a worldwide network of systems integrators, application solution providers and value-added resellers that provide consulting, implementation and customization services to Compiere end users. To learn more about the Compiere partner program, visit www.compiere.com/partners/.

About Mayking

Headquartered in Vicenza, Italy, Mayking Spa implements open source ERP, CRM and SCM solutions for the global management of business processes for small and medium-sized companies. Mayking has adapted the open source development model for its entire corporate strategy by focusing on professional services in order to support companies in the selection and integration of the best open source technologies. For more information, please visit www.mayking.com.

About Compiere, Inc.

With more than 1.3 million software downloads, Compiere, Inc. delivers the world's most widely used open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) automation solutions. Compiere's solutions enable distribution, manufacturing, retail and professional services companies to gain competitive advantage through the automation of financial, distribution, sales and service processes. With applications built on a model-based development platform, Compiere provides unprecedented adaptability, rapid deployment and low cost of ownership. The company, which offers commercial backing, support and services to its global network of authorized partners operating in more than 25 countries, is privately held and headquartered in Redwood Shores, Calif. For more information, please visit www.compiere.com.