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Solace Systems and Serisys Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement for Japan

January 25, 2011 - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada And Tokyo, Japan

Solace Systems, the leading provider of messaging middleware appliances, has announced that Serisys Solutions Limited has been selected as the strategic partner to accelerate the growth of Solace Systems’ business in Japan.

Serisys is based in Hong Kong with offices in Tokyo, Shanghai and Singapore and provides IT and systems integration services to the capital and banking markets in Asia.

The agreement allows Serisys to exclusively develop Solace’s hardware-based middleware products business for domestic financial services providers in Japan.

“Financial firms in Japan are experiencing more demanding requirements for performance and reliability, pushing existing systems to their limits,” said Kent Nash, regional vice president, Asia Pacific at Solace Systems. "Working with a visionary firm like Serisys improves our ability to bring the benefits of middleware appliances to leading financial firms in one of Asia’s most important markets."

"We are delighted to offer Solace’s solutions in Japan," said Shun Watanabe, general manager of Serisys Japan. "We believe that hardware solutions are the next wave in the messaging solution lifecycle, and Solace offers all the benefits of traditional software-based messaging with much better performance and scalability."

About Solace Systems

Solace Systems ( is the leading provider of messaging middleware appliances. Middleware, which has historically been software-based, enables disparate enterprise applications and information systems to share information. By performing this function in purpose-built hardware, Solace products accelerate information flow while reducing the cost and complexity of IT infrastructure. Solace products have been successfully deployed by global leaders in many segments of the financial services market (buy side firms, investment banks, exchanges, and financial information providers) and other markets such as government, telecommunications, transportation and logistics, and utility computing.

About Serisys

Serisys ( provides IT services and solutions to the capital markets and banking industries in Asia. Serisys offers next generation, proven, world-class software platforms from Europe and North America to support the retooling of the capital markets in Japan, China and the rest of Asia. Serisys is headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in Tokyo, Shanghai, and Singapore, and provides application service provision (ASP), application implementation, and 24*7 application support of mission critical applications across Asia.

CONTACTS : Solace Systems Corporate/Media inquiries Laura Slater + 1 (613) 271-1010 x 1052 or For Serisys Shun Watanabe Phone + 81 (0)3 5215 0580 Fax + 81 (0)3 6268 9804 shun.watanabe[@]

Source: Business Wire India


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