Industry Expert David Linthicum Joins 5by5 Software's Advisory Board

Calgary, Alberta 14th June, 2005 - 5by5 Software Ventures, creators of the BRIDGEWERX Integration Appliance, today announced David Linthicum has joined the company’s Advisory Board. The role of the Advisory Board is to provide guidance to the company in terms of strategic product development and expansion into the global integration market.

Dave Linthicum is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Grand Central Communications, a company that delivers integration as a hosted service. He is an internationally recognised distributed-computing and application integration expert with over twenty years of experience in the integration-technology industry, and previously held the position of CTO at Mercator Software, Inc. David has consulted with many major corporations engaged in systems analysis, design and development, particularly those challenged with the integration of complex distributed systems.

David was introduced to the 5by5 Software Ventures’ flagship product, BRIDGEWERX Integration Appliance when the company participated in the Integration Consortium’s live SOA Integration Solution Showcase in May 2005 where the solution achieved the Award for Excellence™.

"The BRIDGEWERX product and the company’s innovative software approach is very impressive. A great deal of effort has gone into developing a solution that meets the needs of the customer, is easy to implement and is, most importantly, affordable. I’m delighted to be associated with a rising star like 5by5 Software and look forward to working with the team and the other Advisory Board members to help them maintain their competitive edge."

David is also a well known speaker and keynotes at many leading technology conferences including eB2B Marketplace World, eB2B World, Software Development, eBusiness World, EAI Summit, B2B Application Integration Summit, Enterprise Integration, e-Business Integration, Computing Without Bounds, iEC, iEB, and Comdex. David was also the Chairman of the IC Global Integration Summit 2005.

Bob Tretiak, CEO and Chairman of 5by5 Software adds "David brings immense domain knowledge and industry experience to our team and we are delighted that he has joined our Advisory Board. His wealth of experience and insight will help us accelerate our momentum and credibility in the integration space."

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