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Cambridge, Mass.—July 19, 2004— InterSystems Corporation today extended its commitment to world-class application integration with sponsorship of the Integration Consortium.

A non-profit global advocacy group, the Integration Consortium focuses on the quest for measurable business value by bringing together industry knowledge through experience and interaction and by providing a venue to develop, create and debate.

InterSystems develops and markets Ensemble, the only integration platform to incorporate the functionality of an integration server, application server, high performance object database and a unified development and management environment in a single, architecturally consistent product. Even before we launched our Ensemble rapid universal integration platform, InterSystems was aware of the contributions to the integration sector that the Integration Consortium has made by providing a common forum for application integration vendors, corporate users, system integrators and individuals. The result of this interaction is a powerful synergy that benefits everyone involved in integration technology,says InterSystems Managing Director, Application Integration Trevor Matz. We fully support the Integration Consortiums objectives and are committed to actively working with the organization and its worldwide membership.

InterSystems is recognized for its innovation and technology leadership throughout the IT industry,says Integration Consortium Chairman Michael Kuhbock. We are extremely pleased by their support of the Integration Consortium and welcome their ongoing contributions to the organization.

About InterSystems

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, InterSystems Corporation ( has served the needs of IT organizations and independent software vendors for more than two decades. InterSystems’ showcase products, the Caché post-relational database and the Ensemble rapid universal integration platform, enable the rapid creation and fast integration of high-performance applications.

Over four million people use mission-critical applications based on InterSystems’ software. Twenty regional offices serve application developers and integrators around the world, and

24 x 7 support is provided for all InterSystems products.

About the Integration Consortium

The Integration Consortium is a non-profit, leading industry body responsible for influencing the direction of the integration industry. Its members champion Integration Acumen by establishing standards, guidelines, best practices, research and the articulation of strategic and measurable business benefits. The Integration Consortiums motto is Forging Integration Value.

The mission of the member-driven Integration Consortium is to establish universal seamless integration which engages industry stakeholders from the business & technology community.

Among the sectors represented in the Integration Consortium membership are end user corporations, independent software vendors (ISVs), hardware vendors, system integrators, academic institutions, non-profit institutions and individual members, as well as various industry leaders.

Trademark Notes:  Caché is a trademark of InterSystems Corporation.  Other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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