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Model N Names Akamai Preferred Technology Partner


Akamai service delivers global application performance improvement of up to 500% to end users of Model N’s Revenue Management Solutions

REDWOOD SHORES, CA AND CAMBRIDGE, MA .– Model N, Inc., a leader in Revenue Management solutions, has named Akamai Technologies the leader in powering rich media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, a preferred technology partner. The result of the relationship for end-users of Model N’s Revenue Management Solutions is the ability to leverage a “Business Quality Internet” that delivers global speed and performance improvements of up to 500%, enabling increased application adoption. The alliance was unveiled at the Rainmaker 2008: The Model N Revenue Management Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona.

“We are pleased that Model N has placed its confidence in Akamai,” said Willie M. Tejada, vice president, Application Acceleration for Akamai. “Model N’s best-of-breed Revenue Management solutions and proven track record make this alliance a natural fit for Akamai’s Web Application AcceleratorSM service.”

Akamai’s Web Application Accelerator service leverages Akamai’s globally - deployed platform - comprising approximately 30,000 servers in 70 countries - to deliver consistent, improved application performance for enterprise customers. Model N customers in more than 50 countries can benefit from Akamai’s technology to optimize the global Internet cloud and enhance the speed and reliability of all of their Web-based, globally deployed applications, including their Model N Revenue Management solutions.

“After witnessing several highly successful Akamai deployments among our existing customers, we felt it was imperative to share the benefits that Akamai offers to global organizations utilizing Web-based solutions,” said Richard Fitchen, General Manager, High Tech at Model N. “This partnership is already enabling us to deliver added value to the more than 32,000 Model N users worldwide.”

Interest in the technology partnership unveiled at the recent Rainmaker 2008 Summit is gaining momentum with two successful deployments for industry leaders in the semiconductor and manufacturing sectors:

* ON Semiconductor (NASDAQ: ONNN), a global leader in power management and circuit protection semiconductor solutions
* Microchip Technology (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors

Model N customers interested in learning more about the technology partnership should contact their local sales representative.


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