Press Release (June 8th, 2012)

SCSK and UShareSoft Partner to Help Enterprises and Hosting Providers in Japan Transition Software to the Cloud

UShareSoft Teams Up with SCSK to Take its UForge Image Template Management and Cloud App Store Platform to the Japanese Market

Grenoble, France, June 8, 2012 - UShareSoft, provider of a cloud software factory and app store platform, and SCSK, the global IT services company based in Japan, today announced a partnership agreement. Under the agreement, SCSK becomes UShareSoft's first Premier Solution Partner in Japan, distributing the company's full product and services portfolio.

SCSK provides a full line-up of information technology (IT) services from system integration, IT infrastructure implementation, IT management, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), to IT hardware and software sales.

UShareSoft's UForge platform for building enterprise app stores, and assembling and maintaining cloud server templates, is a perfect fit with the current SCSK technology set, enabling the company to diversify its services and bring new, innovative cloud solutions to Japanese cloud providers, ISVs and enterprises. UForge includes:

UShareSoft also offers Open Appliance Studio, a framework for fully automating multi-tier cloud deployments.

With UForge, SCSK offers end users a solution for automating software on-boarding to any cloud infrastructure. SCSK will also use UForge to build their own app store, delivering "ready-to-run" cloud application servers to customers of their recently launched USiZE netXCloud public cloud service. The app store is currently scheduled to be available in September this year.

"I am delighted by this partnership with SCSK," said Alban Richard, CEO, UShareSoft. "It brings us the benefits of a well-established company with excellent technical knowledge, and promises to accelerate cloud adoption in the enterprise market in Japan."

"We are very proud of being the first UShareSoft Premier partner in Japan," said Mr. Jun Kawamura, General Manager, Cloud Integration Dept., SCSK Corporation."With UForge, we will complete our product portfolio with new innovative cloud services, and enable our customers to onboard software more easily to our USiZE netXCloud offering."


About SCSK Corporation

SCSK provides a full lineup of services to support any area of IT solution required for businesses from system integration to IT infrastructure implementation, IT management, BPO (business process outsourcing), and IT hardware and software sales. In addition, we take advantage of the capability to support a global IT system network for customers including Sumitomo Corporation, aiming for further leaps ahead as a global IT services company. See more at www.scsk.jp

About UShareSoft

UShareSoft helps cloud providers, ISVs and enterprises transition software to cloud. UShareSoft's UForge is a cloud software factory and enterprise app store platform, enabling organizations to easily build and migrate business-ready applications to private, public or hybrid clouds. UShareSoft makes software deployments simple, predictable and consistent, maintaining full software governance and significantly reducing costs with fully automated processes from build to deploy. Headquartered in Europe, UShareSoft has an R&D center in Argentina and offices in the United States and Japan. Visit www.usharesoft.com.

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