SAND Appoints Duncan Painter as Director

ClarityBlue President Adds Strong Commercial Focus

And International Perspective

Mar 13, 2003, 00:00 ET from SAND Technology

    WASHINGTON, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 SAND Technology(TM) (Nasdaq:   SNDT) today announced that Duncan Painter,
 President of the Company's ClarityBlue Customer Intelligence Division has been
 elected to the Board of Directors.  Painter, who runs SAND's highest revenue
 producing business unit, brings a strong commercial focus to the Board.
     "The Board and I are very excited to have Duncan join us in this
 capacity," said Arthur Ritchie, SAND's CEO and Chairman of the Board.  "Duncan
 has truly earned his place on the Board through consistent strong progress in
 sales and business development in the areas under his direct management and we
 now look forward to his sales acumen contributing strongly to the Company's
 revenue growth in all areas.  As the second citizen of the European Economic
 Community on the Board, his appointment also reflects the international flavor
 of our business."
     From 1997 until the formation of the ClarityBlue division in 2002, Mr.
 Painter was the president of SAND Technology's Europe, Middle East and Africa
 sales operation.  Prior to joining SAND, he worked for 14 years in information
 technology and project implementation, including a period as European Director
 of Solutions, Sales, and Systems Integration for Hitachi Data Systems.  In
 this role, he increased the division's revenue to more than 26m pounds within
 three years, and in 1997 he became the youngest-ever board director of Hitachi
 Data Systems UK."
     About SAND Technology(TM)
     SAND Technology empowers organizations worldwide with a better
 understanding of their business through a better understanding of their
 business data.  SAND Analytic Server-based solutions include CRM analytics,
 web analytics, and other specialized "Business Intelligence" applications for
 government and security, healthcare, supply chain management, inventory and
 production optimization, financial analysis, and strategic planning.  SAND's
 customer intelligence division, ClarityBlue(TM), is a world leader in
 providing large-scale CRM analytics systems integration solutions.
     SAND Technology has offices in the United States, Canada, the United
 Kingdom and Central Europe, and is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol SNDT.
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 statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Reform
 Act of 1995 and are intended to be subject to the safe harbour protection
 provided by this Act.  Such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable
 assumptions and current expectations, but involve known and unknown risks and
 uncertainties.  Some assumptions may not materialize and unanticipated events
 may occur which could cause actual results to differ materially from any
 future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such
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 competitiveness of competing products, timing of significant orders,
 management of potential growth, risks of new business areas, international
 expansion, decreased demand for computer software and services due to
 weakening economic conditions and market acceptance of the Sand Nucleus
 Product Suite are important factors which could cause actual results to differ
 materially from those projected.  More information about factors that
 potentially could affect Sand's financial results is included in Sand's
 current Annual Report and in Sand's reports to the Securities and Exchange

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