Burntsand Signs $1.4 Million in Contract Extensions for Leading Financial Services Client

    TORONTO, Dec. 21 /CNW/ - Burntsand Inc. (Burntsand) (TSX:BRT), a North
American Integrated Information Management services company, today announced
the signing of contracts valued at $1.4 million in services revenue. The
contracts, which cover .NET application development work, will extend four
Burntsand project teams at a leading financial services client for various
periods between 6 and 12 months in 2008.
    "Continuing this long-standing relationship for another year is very
significant and rewarding for us," said Martin Glover, Burntsand's CEO. "We
are proud that over the past several years our consulting teams have
consistently delivered so many successful, high-quality projects." Glover
continued, "In demonstrating our commitment to achieving the best results
possible, we have earned the customer's trust, which is of paramount
importance to us."
    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 Gold
Certified partner program and is certified in five competency areas:
Information Worker Solutions (Portals and Collaboration; Enterprise Content
Management), Data Management Solutions (Business Intelligence), Business
Process and Integration, Custom Development Solutions (Web Development), and
Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (Active Directory and Identity Management).

    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: Martin Glover, President & CEO, Voice: (617)
923-6611, Email: MGlover@burntsand.com; Blair Baxter, CFO, Voice: (416)
234-3852, Email: BBaxter@burntsand.com

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