News release

Date: 28th November 2007

Alaric International signs key distribution agreement with Oracle Corporation

Full Use Distribution Agreement extends Alaric’s Oracle PartnerNetwork participation with world’s largest enterprise software company

London, England – November 28, 2007 - Alaric International, a leading supplier of payments and fraud detection solutions for the card payments industry, today announces that it has signed a Full Use Program Distribution Agreement with Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the world’s largest enterprise software company.

Alaric, which has been a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork since January 2001, has now extended its participation with the software company. By signing the Full Use Distribution Agreement, Alaric will be authorised to resell Oracle database licenses and services with its software applications.

Through this extended effort with Oracle, Alaric now has access to Oracle's premier products and solutions, which will generate additional growth for the London-based company. It also facilitates the use of Oracle’s education and technical services, along with its highly specialised go-to-market engagement, gaining additional support across all lines of business within Oracle.

“This creates an important new dimension to our business,” said Martin Hewgill, Head of Marketing at Alaric. “Oracle is a brand which is known throughout the world and this new agreement means that Alaric’s customers will benefit from a single source of supply for Alaric applications and their Oracle databases, simplifying license agreements and streamlining implementation.”

The first Oracle Enterprise Edition database licence resale under the agreement is currently undergoing implementation in Turkey.

Alaric is a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork.

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About Alaric
Headquartered in London, Alaric is a leading supplier of advanced technology solutions for the card payments industry. Alaric offers JAVA based solutions for card payments authorization and switching, fraud detection and prevention, risk management and payment systems integration. Alaric’s customers include First Data International, Swisscard, Cornèr Banca and Yorkshire Building Society. Alaric's product set was launched in 2001. Being written in Java, the solutions are fully portable while scalable to meet the needs of the smallest through the largest institution. Alaric's success is a result of its dedicated focus on the payments industry together with a clear recognition of the need to collaborate with partners.
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About the Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork is a global business network of more than 19,500 companies who deliver innovative software solutions based on Oracle software. Through access to Oracle’s premier products, education, technical services, marketing and sales support, the Oracle PartnerNetwork program provides partners with the resources they need to be successful in today’s global economy. Oracle partners are able to offer their customers leading-edge solutions backed by Oracle’s position as the world's largest enterprise software company. Partners who are able to demonstrate superior product knowledge, technical expertise and a commitment to doing business with Oracle qualify for the Oracle Certified Partner levels.

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Press contact:
Ian Berrido
EvokedSet PR for Alaric International
Tel: +44 7770 685098

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