Burntsand Signs $340,000US Contract for Microsoft SharePoint Implementation

TORONTO, ON, November 16, 2009 /CNW/ - Burntsand Inc. (Burntsand) (TSX:BRT), a North American business consulting and technology services company, announced today the signing of a contract for a Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 implementation totaling $340,000US. The customer is a university located in the New England area.

Burntsand has been engaged to provide services to implement SharePoint for a set of public facing internet sites. These will leverage the web content management features of SharePoint and serve as a platform for future web properties for the university. Specific features include:

    -   Creation of a new public website for one of the university's
    -   Installation and configuration of the infrastructure to support a
        large scale SharePoint farm; and,
    -   Support for internationalization, personalization and a robust
        content publishing workflow.

"We are pleased that Burntsand has been selected by this client for their transformational initiative to establish SharePoint as their core collaboration infrastructure." said Martin L. Glover, Burntsand CEO. "We were selected based upon our deep expertise and experience in SharePoint, our project teams' success in implementing SharePoint in entities affiliated with this customer and our understanding of higher education," added Mr. Glover.

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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