Burntsand Signs $1.3 Million Contract for Custom Application Development

    TORONTO, April 16 /CNW/ - Burntsand Inc. (Burntsand) (TSX:BRT), a North
American Integrated Information Management services company, today announced
the signing of a contract valued at approximately $1.3 million for consulting
services. The contract, which covers .NET application development work, will
engage a Burntsand project team at a leading wireless communications site
operator for approximately eight months. This contract marks the third year of
an ongoing consulting relationship between Burntsand and this important
    "We are tremendously excited to be implementing enterprise applications
that will truly move our client's business forward," said Tim Duffy,
Burntsand's CEO. "This type of large-scale project not only showcases our deep
technical skills, it highlights our expertise at managing a custom development
process from business analysis to deployment and training."
    Burntsand is an early adopter of Microsoft technology, with hands-on .NET
framework experience since the introduction of the architecture. Burntsand has
been a Microsoft Gold Certified partner since the inception of the partner
program and is certified in five competency areas: Portals & ECM, Business
Intelligence, Business Process and Integration, Web Development, and Advanced
Infrastructure Solutions.

    About Burntsand

    With a unique and forward-thinking focus on helping clients unify
enterprise information to increase productivity and insight, Burntsand is a
North American leader in the delivery of Enterprise Content Management,
Enterprise Operations and Service Management, Collaboration, and Customer
Relationship Management services. Burntsand delivers business advantage to its
mid-market clients through risk-managed projects and unmatched customer
experience. Strong partnerships with EMC, Microsoft and BMC reflect the
company's business maturity and ensure technology depth. Headquartered in
Toronto, Burntsand operates from locations across North America. The Company's
shares (TSX: BRT) are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. More information
about Burntsand can be found at www.burntsand.com.

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For further information:

For further information: Tim Duffy, President & Chief Executive Officer,
Voice: (416) 234-3807, Email: TDuffy@burntsand.com; Martin Glover, Chief
Operating Officer, Voice: (617) 923-6611, Email: MGlover@burntsand.com

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