Burntsand Signs a $576,000US Services Contract for EMC Documentum 6.5

TORONTO, ON, December 21, 2009 /CNW/ - Burntsand Inc. (Burntsand) (TSX:BRT), a North American business consulting and technology services company, announced today the signing of a $576,000US contract to upgrade a client to EMC Documentum Enterprise Content Management 6.5 and Captiva InputAccel 6.0. The customer is a large public utility providing electricity.

Burntsand has been engaged over the next eight months to complete the following:

    
    -   Architect and finalize the design for the upgrade to Documentum 6.5
        and Captiva 6.0 including the infrastructure architecture, records
        management and application development;
    -   Identify process improvements and functional enhancements that will
        leverage the new Documentum 6.5 features and Captiva 6.0 features;
    -   Complete the upgrades, migrations, and enhancements; and
    -   Provide training, technical knowledge transfer and post
        implementation support.
    

"We are pleased that Burntsand has been selected to deliver this Documentum 6.5 upgrade project," said Martin L. Glover, Burntsand CEO. "We were selected based upon our deep expertise and experience in ECM for this and other large customers, our understanding of public utilities, and our proven track record for successfully executing similar engagements. Burntsand has been working with Documentum for over a dozen years and over that time we established expertise that I believe is unmatched," added Mr. Glover.

EMC Documentum Enterprise Content Management 6.5 is a suite of products that embraces Web 2.0 to foster the dynamic new ways people work and network -- without compromising enterprise requirements for security, performance, and compliance. With Documentum ECM 6.5, business users gain a more flexible working environment in which they can perform their content-related tasks more efficiently and IT managers can give users this flexibility while still ensuring corporate security, compliance, archiving, and scalability.

Captiva InputAccel enables you to capture information from paper, electronic files, and data sources, whether it is centralized or distributed -- transforming it into digital content, and delivering it into back-end systems and content repositories. By helping your business reduce or completely eliminate manual data entry, InputAccel minimizes processing errors, improves data accuracy, and boosts productivity.

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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