Crystal Decisions Standardizes on RiT's Physical Layer Management Solution

Fastest-Growing Vendor in Business Intelligence to Use

Patchview(TM) to Manage Communications Infrastructure for

Headquarters and Branches Worldwide

Nov 12, 2003, 00:00 ET from RiT Technologies

    TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RiT Technologies
 (Nasdaq:   RITT) the pioneer of intelligent physical layer solutions, today
 announced that Crystal Decisions, a privately held Palo Alto based company
 with more than 25 offices worldwide, has chosen RiT's PatchView system as the
 basis for global upgrades of its communication network infrastructure.
 Crystal Decisions is one of the fastest growing vendors in the Business
 Intelligence (BI) marketplace and a leading provider of enterprise reporting
     Following a comprehensive eight-month evaluation process, Crystal
 Decisions has standardized on PatchView as the best Intelligent Physical Layer
 Management Solution on the market. Its data center houses all Crystal's
 corporate data -- intranet, ERP, CRM, and sales force automation (SFA)
 systems. The huge task of moving 300 servers from their previous location to
 their new 6,000 square foot data-center is made quicker and easier due to the
 new PatchView system.  Installation is ongoing at Crystal Decisions'
 data-center headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia.
     "Like Crystal, RiT understands that information is everything," said Henry
 Wilsenack, Director, Global Networking and Telecommunications, Crystal
 Decisions. "PatchView allowed us to save time and money, both in the speed of
 doing business and also our responsiveness to our Business Unit needs.  As we
 extend the technology throughout the enterprise, we are taking advantage of
 its remote management and planning capabilities for branches in San Francisco
 and Paris, with a substantial reduction in outsourcing expenses."
     Liam Galin, President and CEO of RiT, added, "We are pleased that Crystal
 Decisions, a recognized leader in Business Intelligence technology, considers
 us experts in Physical Layer Information. We look forward to working closely
 with Crystal's IT teams to assure a smooth installation of the PatchView
 system, and to help it achieve all of the rapid return-of-investment
     PatchView is the market's first and most comprehensive physical layer
 management solution. Installed in mission-critical networks throughout the
 world, the system utilizes intelligent patch panels, advanced scanners, and
 powerful management software to deliver comprehensive real-time network
 visibility. IT managers use this vital information to minimize downtime,
 prevent security breaches, and improve physical layer network planning. About
     Crystal Decisions
     Crystal Decisions, a privately held company, is a leading global provider
 of business intelligence software and services with more than 15 million
 licenses shipped. Since 1984, Crystal Decisions has powered winning
 organizations with one of the fastest ways for employees, partners and
 customers to access the information they need to make the best decisions and
 ultimately reduce costs and increase productivity. The Crystal brand is among
 the most trusted names in enterprise reporting and more than 360 Independent
 Software Vendors (ISVs) have standardized on Crystal Decisions' solutions.
 Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Crystal Decisions has more than 25 offices
 worldwide and can be found on the Internet at
     About RiT Technologies
     RiT Technologies pioneered the development of intelligent physical layer
 management solutions, designed to provide superior control, utilization and
 maintenance of networks. RiT's innovative solutions help customers capitalize
 on network investments and reduce cost of ownership.
     RiT's Enterprise Solutions include PatchView(TM) for full web-based
 management, planning and troubleshooting of network physical layer
 connectivity, and SMART Cabling(TM) System components for single-source,
 end-to-end structured cabling solutions.
     PairView(TM) and PairQ(TM) Carrier Solutions help telcos capitalize on
 outside plant investments by giving them reliable, mass-verified and qualified
 infrastructure and connectivity databases.
     With a global sales network spanning 60 countries, RiT's key customers
 include major financial institutions, corporations and global
 telecommunications companies such as: Deutsche Telekom, Alcatel, TELMEX,
 TELENOR, The New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), ING Barings, INVESCO,
 DIAGEO, Daewoo, and Reuters.
     RiT is a member of the RAD group, a world leader in communications
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