Burntsand Signs $360,000US Contract for Microsoft SharePoint Implementation
Services

TORONTO, ON, October 19, 2009 /CNW/ - Burntsand Inc. (Burntsand) (TSX:BRT), a North American business consulting and technology services company, announced today the signing of a contract for a Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 implementation totaling $360,000US. The customer is a university located in the New England area.

Burntsand has been engaged to provide services to implement SharePoint as the core infrastructure for a set of intranet sites and collaboration sites in the first phase of the customer's multi-phase strategy and roadmap as follows:

    
    -   Intranet portal capabilities to support information distribution and
        collaboration;
    -   Enterprise search features to expose content from multiple
        repositories; and,
    -   Financial reporting leveraging the Microsoft BI platform including
        PerformancePoint in conjunction with SharePoint and SQL Server
        Analysis and Reporting Services
    

"We are pleased that Burntsand has been selected by this client for their transformational initiative to establish SharePoint as their core collaboration infrastructure," said Martin L. Glover, Burntsand CEO. "We were selected based upon our deep expertise and experience in SharePoint, our project teams' success in implementing SharePoint in entities affiliated with this customer and our understanding of higher education," added Mr. Glover.

About Burntsand

Burntsand is a leader in the delivery of technology consulting services for customers with complex information processing and information management requirements in three practice areas - Enterprise Content Management, Collaboration and Service Management - aligned around our strategic partners, EMC, Microsoft and BMC. The Company delivers strategic design, technology architecture and custom application development through our proven Time-to-Value methodology, which mitigates business risk and speeds process improvements and returns. Headquartered in Toronto, Burntsand operates from locations across North America. The Company's shares (TSX: BRT) are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Learn more about Burntsand at www.burntsand.com.

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For further information: For further information: Martin Glover, Chief Executive Officer, Tel: (617) 923-6611, Email: MGlover@burntsand.com; Stephen Massel, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (416) 234-3852, Email: SMassel@burntsand.com

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