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Autostar Selects Bitam to Provide EPM Solution for Automobile Dealerships Across the U.S.


ATLANTA, Aug. 14, 2008 -- Bitam, a leading provider of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) software, today announced Autostar, industry leader of software technology to automobile dealerships and finance companies nationwide, selected the Bitam Business Intelligence application, Artus, to provide a cost effective EPM solution to their client base.

The core strategy for Bitam and Autostar is to offer a robust EPM feature set regardless of the size of the company or the amount of resources available. By working closely together, this EPM functionality will help Autostar's customers gather, analyze and report on all types of organizational data quickly and easily. This functionality will help them manage their loan portfolios more effectively and protect their profits.

Based in Fort Worth, TX, Autostar Solutions, Inc. provides an end-to-end software solution to automobile dealerships and finance companies. Customers of Autostar are able to manage their various business units using its core technology which encompasses inventory, shop management, sales, receivables, and accounting. At Autostar, software development is led by an expert team of professionals with many decades of collective experience in the automotive and finance business.

"Autostar Solutions, Inc. is an industry leader in automotive and finance software technology, which is why we are so excited about this dynamic opportunity. We continually strive to provide our dealer customer with industry leading software solutions. With this in mind, Artus provides business users with dashboard and analytical capabilities to drill down and analyze their data in a way that has previously been denied," said Allen Dobbins, President of Autostar.

Bitam continues to advance their BI application in the United States. "The partnership between Bitam and Autostar allows Bitam to showcase its proven Business Intelligence software, Artus, to a widespread range of automobile dealerships in the U.S. The Artus product will empower those dealerships with the right information to track inventory and grow sales while also allowing business decisions to be made quickly and effectively," commented Antonio Rajan, Bitam Northeast Sales Manager for the U.S.

About Bitam

Bitam is a global provider of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) software solutions for Business Intelligence (BI), Financial Planning, and Strategic Planning. EPM software powers the metrics that enable performance reporting, governance, and accountability to help businesses analyze, plan, and manage their business operations to meet business-critical goals. The Bitam suite of solutions offers a rapid deployment rate, an industry leading

user adoption rate and low total cost of ownership. Bitam, founded in 2000, is headquartered in Roswell, GA and has a presence in more than 20 countries worldwide. Bitam has served more than 1500 customers including Pfizer, Coca-Cola, Home Depot, Johnson Controls, Pemex, GNC, Black & Decker, Janssen and government clients, through direct sales or our extensive partner network.