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Drummond Certified Program Completes AS2 Certification for First Quarter 2008

22 Products Complete Certification

Austin, TX – May 20, 2008 – Today, Drummond Group Inc. (DGI), the global leader in B2B software certification, announced the availability of 22 newly certified AS2 products from 16 software companies which have completed the Drummond Certified AS2-1Q08 Interoperability test.

Software products from the following companies successfully passed the 2008 first quarter interoperability testing of the AS2 specification: Axway, Boomi, Cleo Communications, Click Commerce, Data Applications Company Limited, EDS, EXTOL International, Inc., GXS Inc., IBM, Inovis, /n Software Inc., nuBridges, Inc., SEEBURGER AG, Sterling Commerce, TIBCO Software Inc., and Transentric.

AS2 is one of the most widely recognized messaging standards for B2B e-commerce with thousands of implementations around the globe. It enables businesses to easily establish trading partner relationships to exchange business data (like EDI, XML, Documents, PDF’s, Text Files, etc.) securely and reliably, thereby delivering cost savings and providing flexibility and control for backend to backend data integration.

“There continues to be growth and adoption of AS2 in different industries and countries. Interoperability certification continues to be an important part of the adoption of the AS2 standard and to these leading edge companies that provide software.,” says Rik Drummond, CEO and CTO of Drummond Group Inc.

Major supply chains in retail, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, consumer product goods, automotive and petroleum industries rely on the Drummond Certified program to provide a wide selection of compliant and interoperable AS2 products at different entry point prices to meet the requirements of small to large organizations.

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