Leading Hosted Private Equity Service Excels in Rigorous Test Program Attesting to Its Stability and Reliability

HOBOKEN, NJ (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Burgiss Group, one of the leading software and service providers to the private equity industry, announces that it has been awarded the Microsoft Certification for SQL Server by Microsoft for Private informant(TM). This certification is designed to assure customers of a product’s high quality and interoperability with Microsoft SQL Server. Private informant is a hosted, financial data service with online reporting and analysis, that tracks the investment activities and performance of underlying portfolio companies for limited partners in private equity and alternative investments. Private informant is part of the Private i Platform that includes Private i, Private i Analyst, and Private Archivist.

The Certified for SQL Server test is jointly designed by Microsoft and VeriTest, the industry’s independent testing authority. As part of the test, Private informant, which relies on Microsoft SQL Server, was exposed to an exhaustive battery of tests that is run over an extended period of time. After passing the test suite, VeriTest notified the Burgiss Group of its successful completion. “We are committed to giving our subscribers the high quality service and fundamental insights that Private informant can provide,” said James Kocis, president of the Burgiss Group. “And although our customers automatically gain new features as Private informant is enhanced, we hope that attaining this level of certification with Microsoft SQL Server will benefit our customers and raise the standards of the private equity software industry.”

VeriTest is the independent testing division of Lionbridge (NASDAQ: LIOX) and is the industry’s most trusted brand for high-quality, cost-effective, outsourced test, competitive analysis and certification services. For more information, please visit http://www.veritest.com.

About the Burgiss Group

The Burgiss Group, LLC is a privately-held technology and financial services company headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey. The firm specializes in software-based solutions for investors in private equity and other alternative assets. For more information, please visit http://www.burgiss.com.

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News issued by: The Burgiss Group

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Original Story ID: (1120) :: 2005-12-1228-003

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News Source: The Burgiss Group