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Intel Chooses Ensim Unify Enterprise Edition to Provide Management and Provisioning Software for Its Hybrid Cloud Initiative

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/25/11 -- Ensim Corporation, the leading provider of provisioning and IDM automation management solutions for Enterprises and Managed Service Providers, has announced that Ensim Unify Enterprise Edition has been chosen by Intel® to provide user provisioning and application management software for its Intel® AppUp(SM) Small Business Service, which lets small businesses reap the benefits of cloud computing yet keep a server and data securely on site.

The Intel AppUp Small Business Service, part of the Intel® Hybrid Cloud program, is an innovative new subscription-based model for providing locally hosted server software on a pay-as-you-go basis. Small businesses get all of the benefits of services in the cloud with the responsiveness and consistency of local applications, including the peace of mind of having data on site.

Ensim Unify is a suite of integrated tools that provides a turnkey policy-based automated provisioning and management solution, allowing organizations to decrease operating costs, improve workforce effectiveness, and meet security and compliance goals. The AppUp Small Business Service product is built atop Windows Server 2008 and Windows Small Business Server 2008, where Ensim Unify provides automated, role-based user provisioning and application management services for Windows Server (Active Directory), SharePoint, and Microsoft Exchange, as well as advanced group management capabilities for both security groups and Exchange distribution lists.

"We developed this product to give small business customers a better user experience and to offer them compelling new options to take their business to the next level in terms of IT, without the capital expense of buying their own server or hiring their own IT staff," said Bridget Karlin, general manager, Intel Hybrid Cloud. "We feel our customers will benefit greatly from Ensim's experience providing user provisioning and management solutions for Microsoft unified communications, collaboration, and cloud based applications."

Managed service providers (MSP's) will find the combination of Intel technology with Ensim Unify's provisioning and management capabilities pre-installed offers significant advantages that reduce overhead, improve ROI, and increase customer retention and satisfaction.

"The combination of Ensim Unify with Intel's AppUp Small Business Service product is designed to offer small businesses cloud-like flexibility and cost benefits, along with the functionality and peace of mind offered by on-premises hardware," said David J. Wippich, CEO at Ensim. "Any MSP selling services in today's market is constantly trying to improve customer satisfaction and increase customer retention, while reducing their operating expenses through automation. Ensim Unify bundled with the technology and delivery model of Intel's hybrid cloud initiative can help them achieve these goals."

About Ensim Corporation
Founded in 1998, Ensim Corporation is the leading provider of enterprise class and carrier grade solutions to manage and automate user and entitlement provisioning for unified communication and collaboration applications, cloud services, and virtual desktops and servers. Ensim products are used by service providers and enterprises worldwide to accelerate and enable deployment of integrated solutions, simplify and automate secure management of complex environments, and increase user and IT productivity. Ensim has over two million users under management and is Microsoft Gold Certified. For more information, visit www.ensim.com or contact Ensim at 1-877-693-6746 or 1-408-496-3700 outside the United States.

Ensim and the Ensim logo are registered trademarks of Ensim. All trademarks or registered trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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