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OpenProj hits 500,000 download milestone

Projity Hits 500,000 Download Milestone with OpenProj

Open Source replacement of Microsoft Project is now being used in over 142 countries and is the fastest growing project application

San Mateo, CA June 16, 2008 -- Projity, the leader in SaaS and open source project management software announced today that over 500,000 copies of OpenProj have been downloaded. OpenProj is the fastest growing application in the project marketplace with over 60,000 new downloads monthly. The OpenProj solution is replacing commercial applications in over 142 countries around the world. The usage in both small business and Fortune 500 companies is accelerating rapidly around the world. Projity's new users this quarter included AIG, Analog Devices, Atos Origin, BAE Systems, Bank of America, BearingPoint, Bell Helicopter, Cap Gemini, CH2M Hill, Cisco, EDS, Fujitsu, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Honeywell, IBM, Martin Marietta, Nortel, Oracle, SAIC, Siemens, Sonoco, Sun Microsystems, Toshiba, Wipro and many others.

“The Projity team is very pleased OpenProj has now been downloaded over 500,000 times since our launch earlier this year. The Projity impact is reaching users in companies of all sizes and in over 142 countries. Our global users have a free and open source alternative that is a complete replacement of their proprietary desktop solutions. Projity's open source and SaaS model is disrupting commercial project software vendors” noted Marc O'Brien, CEO Projity.

OpenProj usage is increasing rapidly and has now been translated into over a dozen languages. The OpenProj replacement of commercial project management applications is highly disruptive for existing vendors and important to the entire industry. Project management software is installed on over 7% of all Office desktops. OpenProj completes the alternative Office suites so companies can now replace their entire Office suite with open source and SaaS alternatives. Projity's solutions seamlessly open native Microsoft Project files so migrating is immediate. OpenProj is available on Linux, Unix, Mac or Windows so users can also choose their platform. Companies are now migrating their entire Office suite to either SaaS or open source with the addition of Project-ON-Demand and OpenProj.

About Projity:

Projity is a Silicon Valley and French company with offices in San Mateo and Paris. Projity currently has two solutions: Project-ON-Demand (SaaS) and OpenProj (open source). Projity solutions are used by over 500,000 project managers in over 142 countries around the world. Projity, OpenProj and Project-ON-Demand are trademarks of Projity Incorporated. Other names used may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Posted by OpenProj 2008-06-16