Bridgewater Systems Invited to Join Prestigious Sun Microsystems Sun Sales Connect Program

    Joins Sun's Unified Network Platform Reference Architecture for WiMAX

    BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 13 /CNW/ - Bridgewater Systems (TSX:BWC) today
announced it has been invited to join the Sun Sales Connect Program to jointly
pursue opportunities with telecommunications operators.
    Through this program, Sun and Bridgewater will enable joint customers to
benefit from the most current performance innovations afforded by Sun's
systems, software and services coupled with Bridgewater's industry-leading
network access control and policy management software.
    As part of the program, Bridgewater is to date, the only policy
management ISV chosen by Sun to join Sun's WiMAX ecosystem - the Sun Unified
Network Platform Reference Architecture for WiMAX. Bridgewater is a leading
provider of network access control solutions in WiMAX, selected by more than
seven service providers around the world, including two Tier 1 North American
operators. Bridgewater's WiMAX solutions are access network and equipment
vendor agnostic, enabling service providers to easily deploy in mixed network
environments and accelerate time to market.
    "The Sun Sales Connect program provides leading ISVs with new resources
and services for better collaborating and coordinating on sales opportunities
with Sun and its extended sales community," said Darrell Jordan-Smith, vice
president, communications and media practice at Sun Microsystems. "With this
program, Sun and Bridgewater are widening their sales pipeline, collaborating
on joint selling opportunities and expanding the customer base."
    Bridgewater was selected by Sun due to its strong reputation and
leadership in the telecommunications industry. The company's carrier-grade
subscriber-centric policy management solutions are already deployed on Sun
hardware in more than 90 service provider networks, providing the scalability
and performance to support the most demanding service provider deployments.
    "Being selected by Sun as part of their ecosystem validates the
importance of high performance network access control and policy management as
essential service enablement components in a carrier-grade service provider
infrastructure," said Tyler Nelson, vice president, business development and
marketing, Bridgewater Systems. "We already enjoy a synergistic relationship
with Sun for our customers, and look forward to closer collaboration through
this program to meet the stringent demands of service providers."

    Meet with Bridgewater Systems at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona -
Stand 1G59 Hall 1.

    About Bridgewater Systems

    Bridgewater Systems develops subscriber-centric service control
solutions, including access control and policy management software for fixed,
mobile and converged networks. Using Bridgewater solutions, global service
providers can offer personalized services and experiences to their subscribers
by maintaining a real time policy that controls how subscribers interact with
networks, services, and their devices. Vendor-neutral and access network
agnostic, Bridgewater's carrier-class solutions help global service providers
launch new services faster, target them more accurately, and maximize profits
by creating a decision point that brings dynamic subscriber context to
controlling and merchandizing the subscriber interaction with IP-based
services. More than 90 leading service providers around the globe including
Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel, Bell Mobility and SmarTone-Vodafone trust
Bridgewater's technology to help them deliver world-class services.

    Bridgewater, Bridgewater Systems and the Bridgewater Systems logo are
trademarks or registered trademarks of Bridgewater Systems Corporation. All
other company, product names and any registered and unregistered trademarks
mentioned are used for identification purposes only and remain the exclusive
property of their respective owners.

    Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements
or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities
laws and are made pursuant to the "safe harbour" provisions of such laws.
Statements related to potential benefits of, and demand for, Bridgewater's
products including statements with respect to the features and benefits that
may be achieved through the use of Bridgewater's products and the relative
position of these products vis-à-vis competitive offerings in the industry are
forward-looking statements which are subject to certain assumptions, risks and
uncertainties. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such
statements. Risk factors that may cause the actual results, performance or
achievements of Bridgewater to differ materially from the results,
performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements can be found in the public documents filed by
Bridgewater from time to time with Canadian securities regulatory authorities.
Bridgewater assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or

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For further information: Mi liberty, Marla Cimini, (856) 616-1194,; Daya Lichtenstein, +44 7813 967 839,

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