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Matricis Creates a Worldwide Alliance With Two Major Microsoft Integration Partners

The Impack Alliance brings together experts from Matricis, Codit and Breeze to create an international center of expertise on Microsoft integration technologies

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 12/19/12 -- Matricis Informatique, a Montreal-based firm specialized in enterprise application integration (EAI), announces the establishment of a brand new alliance, called Impack, with Codit and Breeze, two integration leaders on their respective markets of Europe and Australia. With more than 100 Microsoft integration experts focusing mainly on BizTalk Server and Windows Azure, the Alliance wants to become the number one "go to" partner for integration projects.

The Impack Alliance combines the know-how of three recognized players in the world of IT integration: Breeze, worldwide Microsoft Partner of the Year in Application Integration; Codit, leader in integration on the European continent; and Matricis, core partner of Microsoft in Canada. Together, they offer their clients the best local talents on a global scale, for optimized services.

Thanks to a highly certified and recognized expertise in integration, knowledge and resource sharing, 24/7 support through the geographical spread of its three members, a local market understanding and a global presence, Impack is definitely a major player in the field of application integration. Thus, Impack wants to become the Microsoft global preferred partner for integration opportunities.

With a common desire to innovate and an exclusive focus on integration solutions using Microsoft technology, the Alliance partners are qualified to help Microsoft anticipate the client's pace. The Alliance also aims to give clients a stronger voice towards Microsoft in the roadmap development of integration technologies such as BizTalk Server and Windows Azure.

Francois Beaubien, President of Matricis : "Through the Alliance, Microsoft will be able to get better feedback from a large number of customers spread out across the world and involved in integration space which will contribute greatly to the evolution these technologies."

This alliance also offers various benefits for each of the three partners' employees. Nicki Page, CEO of Breeze explains: "The Impack Alliance offers a world of opportunity for our people, including the chance to share knowledge about the latest technologies; the ability to build networks with like-minded people, the possibility to share resources and expertise on innovative projects, and generally the experience of being part of the 'bigger picture' as we become the next generation of system integrators."

"Besides the full service 24/7 support guaranteed by qualified BizTalk and Windows Azure experts only - and this now on a worldwide scale - we will offer customers the best skilled team tailored to their specific needs", adds Stijn Degrieck, CEO of Codit. "In case of incidents, the Alliance partners will also join forces to speed up delivery, demonstrating the highest level of flexibility one could ever dream of."

For more information, please visit www.impackalliance.com

About Matricis

Based in Montreal (Canada), Microsoft Gold partner Matricis has been the leading expert in Enterprise Application Integration for more than 13 years, with numerous certified specialists offering premium-quality products and services fitted to its clients' needs.

Over the years, Matricis also developed a strong expertise in various areas such as service-oriented architecture (SOA), business process management (BPM) and cloud computing, using only the best Microsoft technologies.

As a member of the select V-TSP program and one of ten Microsoft strategic partners, Matricis is presently the most reliable enterprise to support organizations in carrying out their integration projects to improve electronic business processes.

For more information, please visit http://matricis.com

About Breeze

Breeze is Australia's leading Integration company developing innovative solutions for our customers, providing business efficiency and measurable return on investment, through the smart use of technology.

Breeze solves your business problems by enabling your IT systems to talk together, using the latest Microsoft on-premises & cloud integration technologies.

Founded in 1998, Breeze has grown from humble beginnings to be voted #1 Application Integration company worldwide for 2012.

For more information, please visit www.breeze.net - Twitter: @BreezeTALK

About Codit

Codit is a leading IT services company providing consultancy, technology and managed services in business integration. Codit successfully helps companies reduce operational costs, improve efficiency and enhance control by enabling people and applications to integrate more efficiently.

Having started as a highly competent Microsoft BizTalk Server specialist, the company has grown substantially to become a leader in business integration using a wide range of Microsoft technologies, including innovative cloud-based solutions such as Codit Integration Cloud that offers Integration as a Service. Codit is Gold Certified Microsoft Application Integrator and Microsoft Certified ISV.

Codit employs about 50 people in Belgium and France, of which 45 are certified Integration Engineers. Since its inception in the year 2000 Codit has successfully implemented over 100 integration solutions worldwide with important customers.

For more information, please visit www.codit.eu and www.integrationcloud.eu.

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