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Partnership Delivers CACHÉ High-Performance Database, Support For VistA Electronic Health Record System

Cambridge Mass. —November 4,  2008—InterSystems Corporation today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has renewed a contract for Four Points Technology, LLC to provide the InterSystems CACHÉ® high-performance object database for the VistA electronic health record (EHR) system. The contract for enterprise software and maintenance services has been increased to $37.7 million for the current option period.

The leading database provider in healthcare, InterSystems develops and markets innovative database, integration and business intelligence software. In addition to CACHÉ, InterSystems offers the InterSystems HealthShare platform for regional and national electronic health records, InterSystems DeepSee embedded real-time business intelligence software and the InterSystems Ensemble® rapid integration and development platform. Ensemble has been ranked number one for interface engines for the last two years by KLAS, a leader in healthcare technology research. Four Points Technology in Chantilly, Va. is a technology solutions service-disabled veteran owned small business specializing in the public sector market.

“InterSystems has been providing software products to support VA healthcare projects for more than 20 years,” said Paul Grabscheid, InterSystems Vice President of Strategic Planning. “Leading the way towards truly connected healthcare, the agency is utilizing CACHÉ to develop and deploy breakthrough initiatives that have been recognized worldwide for their success in enabling optimal care delivery. We appreciate the opportunity to continue this extremely successful working partnership with our solutions partner, Four Points Technology.”

“It’s a pleasure to partner with InterSystems to deliver the database software that is the foundation of the VA’s VistA electronic health record EHR system,” said David Gilchrist, President of Four Points Technology. “VistA serves as a model for EHR technology efforts all over the world. We are looking forward to continuing our work with InterSystems on this initiative.”

About InterSystems

InterSystems Corporation is a global software technology leader with headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and offices in 23 countries. InterSystems provides innovative products that enable fast development, deployment, and integration of enterprise-class applications. InterSystems CACHÉ® is a high performance object database that makes applications faster and more scalable. InterSystems Ensemble® is a rapid integration and development platform that enriches applications with new functionality, and makes them connectable. InterSystems HealthShare is a platform that enables the fastest creation of an Electronic Health Record for regional or national health information exchange. InterSystems DeepSee® is software that makes it possible to add embedded real-time business intelligence in transactional systems, enabling better operational decisions.

InterSystems is the world’s #1 vendor of database and integration technologies for healthcare applications. InterSystems products are used by thousands of hospitals and labs, including all 19 hospitals on the Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals as rated by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit InterSystems.com.

About Four Points Technology

Four Points Technology is a technology solutions service-disabled veteran owned small business located in Chantilly, Virginia.  Founded in 2002, Four Points Technology is dedicated to providing IT products including hardware, software, and peripherals, as well as integrated services including information technology, professional, and administrative aid for its Federal government clients.  By cultivating firm vendor, supplier, and partner relationships, Four Points provides all-inclusive, custom-tailored solutions with world-class customer service to solve a diverse set of IT challenges. For more information, visit www.4points.com.

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