Enterprise Information Integration Developer, Callixa, Plans Strategic Alliance Expansion

David Burns Joins as Vice President of Strategy to Lead Strategic Alliance and

Product Direction



Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Callixa

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Callixa, the creator of the
 leading data integration solution, has appointed David Burns to the position
 of Vice President of Strategy.  Burns has extensive enterprise software
 industry and implementation experience with such firms as Oracle and QAD, and
 such leading services providers as PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young.
 Prior to joining Callixa, he served as vice president, International Business
 Development in Scient's Strategy Group.  At Callixa, Burns will be responsible
 for setting and managing the product direction as well as expanding the
 strategic alliance programs.
     "We're fortunate to find such an accomplished executive to join our team,"
 said Dina Bitton, president and CEO of Callixa.  "With David's knowledge of
 the enterprise software industry, he is able to quickly and strategically
 position the Callixa Integration Server to our targeted strategic alliance
 partners."
     "Software companies and systems integrators have been looking for a
 solution for delivering reusable data integration for decades," says Burns.
 "Callixa's strategy is straightforward:  continue to enhance our robust
 functionality and develop strategic alliances with Independent Software
 Vendors and Systems Integrators who must deliver real time enterprise
 information access to their customers and clients."
 
     About Callixa
     Callixa is the leading provider of Enterprise Information Integration
 (EII) software.  The company's EII solution enables enterprises to effectively
 access, use and integrate information from corporate databases on demand.
 Callixa is a privately held company, backed by Rock Creek partners, Ascend
 Technology Ventures, Blumberg Capital Ventures LLC, Israel Infinity Fund and
 Strategic Investment Services.  Callixa is headquartered in San Francisco,
 with additional offices in New York and Los Angeles.  For more information on
 Callixa, call 866-772-4500 or visit www.callixa.com.
 
     CONTACT:  Robert D. Kirchman, Vice President Corporate Marketing of
 Callixa, 415-772-4560, or rkirchman@callixa.com
 
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    SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Callixa, the creator of the
 leading data integration solution, has appointed David Burns to the position
 of Vice President of Strategy.  Burns has extensive enterprise software
 industry and implementation experience with such firms as Oracle and QAD, and
 such leading services providers as PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young.
 Prior to joining Callixa, he served as vice president, International Business
 Development in Scient's Strategy Group.  At Callixa, Burns will be responsible
 for setting and managing the product direction as well as expanding the
 strategic alliance programs.
     "We're fortunate to find such an accomplished executive to join our team,"
 said Dina Bitton, president and CEO of Callixa.  "With David's knowledge of
 the enterprise software industry, he is able to quickly and strategically
 position the Callixa Integration Server to our targeted strategic alliance
 partners."
     "Software companies and systems integrators have been looking for a
 solution for delivering reusable data integration for decades," says Burns.
 "Callixa's strategy is straightforward:  continue to enhance our robust
 functionality and develop strategic alliances with Independent Software
 Vendors and Systems Integrators who must deliver real time enterprise
 information access to their customers and clients."
 
     About Callixa
     Callixa is the leading provider of Enterprise Information Integration
 (EII) software.  The company's EII solution enables enterprises to effectively
 access, use and integrate information from corporate databases on demand.
 Callixa is a privately held company, backed by Rock Creek partners, Ascend
 Technology Ventures, Blumberg Capital Ventures LLC, Israel Infinity Fund and
 Strategic Investment Services.  Callixa is headquartered in San Francisco,
 with additional offices in New York and Los Angeles.  For more information on
 Callixa, call 866-772-4500 or visit www.callixa.com.
 
     CONTACT:  Robert D. Kirchman, Vice President Corporate Marketing of
 Callixa, 415-772-4560, or rkirchman@callixa.com
 
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