Burntsand Signs Services Contract and Announces Support Services Contract Extension Totaling $740,000



    TORONTO, April 8, 2009 /CNW/ - Burntsand Inc. (Burntsand) (TSX:BRT), a
North American business consulting and technology services company, announced
today the signing of a contract for consulting services valued at
approximately $288,000 with a major health care client in North America.
Burntsand has been engaged over the next nine months to provide services for
the expansion of existing systems and infrastructure.
    In addition, Burntsand announced today that the same client has also
exercised an option to extend an existing contract for related messaging
support services. The initial twelve month term of the contract expired March
31, 2009 and was valued at approximately $439,000. The extension announced
today is for the twelve month term ending March 31, 2010 and is valued at
approximately $452,000. Burntsand has provided the customer with an option to
extend the term for an additional two year period, which would increase the
contract value to $1.8 million.
    "This new contract and extension of our support contract is an expansion
of our relationship with this client and is a reflection of the commitment of
Burntsand to the health care market." said Martin L. Glover, Burntsand CEO.
"Our continued growth in this long term relationship is recognition of our
focus on our customer's success and the customer's trust in Burntsand."

    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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