SOA Software Selected as a Finalist for the Red Herring 100 North America 2007

Award Recognizes the 100 “Most Promising” Companies Driving the Future of Technology

San Francisco, CA, April 25, 2007 — Red Herring announced that SOA Software is a Finalist for the Red Herring 100 Award, a selection of the 100 private companies based in North America that play a leading role in innovation and technology. 

The Red Herring editorial board diligently surveyed the entrepreneurial scene throughout the North American region and identified the top 200 out of more than 800 closely evaluated companies that are leading the next wave of innovation. 

“We can see the exciting evolution of the technology sector reflected in the quality and variety of exceptional companies that we had to choose from in putting our list together,” said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring. “It was tough to choose just 200 finalists from such a large list of excellent contenders, and we are very happy with the qualities of the companies we selected as Finalists.”

“We are honored to be included as a finalist for the Red Herring 100 Award round up, which recognizes SOA Software’s commitment to providing the most innovative approach to the future of Service-orientated architecture,” said Roberto Medrano, executive vice president of SOA Software. “This prestigious acknowledgement underscores SOA Software’s leadership in the industry, as we are providing our customers with the most complete closed-loop automated governance solution in the market.”

The winning 100 companies will be announced at the Red Herring Spring event.  The CEOs of the winners will present their innovative ideas and technologies to an audience of leading entrepreneurs, financiers and corporate strategists at the event in Monterey, California, on May 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  This year’s Red Herring 100 Spring event marks the 10th anniversary of the Red Herring 100 Awards.  In celebration, the event will feature keynote addresses from legendary VC investors and CEOs of leading Internet, information, and communications companies. Request your invitation at
www.herringevents.com/spring07/index.html

About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company which unites the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe.  Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. More information about Red Herring is available on the Internet at www.redherring.com.

About SOA Software
SOA Software is a leading provider of comprehensive enterprise-class SOA management, security, and governance solutions.  SOA Software’s products include the award winning Service Manager™, Workbench™, and SOLA™.  Service Manager provides a high-performance, scalable SOA management and security solution. Workbench provides a comprehensive closed-loop SOA governance solution. And SOLA is SOA Software’s mainframe Web services solution for CICS programmers. These enterprise-class products combine to create the only comprehensive SOA infrastructure solution available today.  SOA Software is a privately held company backed by leading investors including Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Redpoint, Goldman Sachs, Palisades Ventures Fund and Paladin Capital Group. For more information, please visit www.soa.com.

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