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Acquisition will create one of the largest Multi-platform Mobile Application Development Companies for Enterprise Apps

BOSTON, MA (January 20, 2010) — Apperian, Inc., a leading provider of business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-employee (B2E) applications for the iPhone, today announced its acquisition of DS Media Labs, further strengthening Apperian’s team of world-class iPhone developers and adding multiplatform App development capabilities on all major mobile platforms. Apperian works with Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and educational institutions to create and implement mobile B2E and B2C applications and strategies. The combined company creates a leading provider of multi platform applications and development services for the enterprise mobile market. “DS Media Labs coming together with Apperian will create a powerful organization to develop multiplatform enterprise and consumer applications.” said Chuck Goldman, CEO of Apperian. “Apperian’s clients have broken new ground with transformative business to consumer applications and now they are looking to leverage the power of these new devices with business to employee Apps. DS Media’s deep cross-platform experience gives Apperian the ability to offer mobile application development on all major mobile platforms. This team will also allow us to accelerate our investment in creating Apperian’s enterprise App deployment and management solution for large organizations deploying hundreds or thousands of iPhones and dozens of internal Apps.” “Joining the Apperian team is a natural fit and we’re thrilled to be part of the company,” said DS Media Labs co-founder Ben Stahlhood. “Combining years of intellectual property, talented engineering and creative teams, and unmatched experience in mobility, Apperian can now offer even greater value to enterprise customers who need custom applications and management solutions for today’s mobile workforce.” About Apperian, Inc. Apperian, Inc., is a leading provider of solutions for mobile users and enterprise organizations with a team of world-class mobile application developers, strategists, information architects, and awardwinning designers whose experience in building transformative mobile Apps and helping companies leverage iPhone is unmatched in the industry. Apperian has provided solutions for companies including American Greetings, Estee Lauder Companies, FedEx, Intuit, Progressive Insurance, Timberland, and Warner Brothers, and is headquartered in Boston, MA. Apperian is a registered service mark of Apperian, Inc. All other trademarks or service marks are the property of their respective owners. CONTACT: Cimarron Buser +1.800.862.0511 x403