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Alphinat enters New York State K-12 education market with a paid proof of concept

MONTREAL (Quebec), October 11, 2011

Alphinat Inc. (“Alphinat”) (TSX-V: NPA), a leader in innovative Software for the Smart Enterprise™, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a contract to build a paid proof of concept project with the Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), Eastern Suffolk and the Suffolk Regional Information Center (RIC) which provide IT services to school districts with a program of shared educational services. SmartGuide will allow the BOCES / RIC to build a shared services computing platform to deliver increased data management services in an exceedingly efficient and replicable model.

As an early partner, Alphinat has been able to easily demonstrate its SmartGuide solution using SmartGuide Designer which allows the RIC to create and to render complex web applications without writing a single line of code while enabling quick deployment powerful data management and integration across various shared services for the BOCES school districts.

“We are very pleased to have been engaged in this innovative approach to building user centric education IT assets in a shared services mode for the K-12 market. This allows us to demonstrate SmartGuide’s ability to quickly prototype, create, manage & deploy solutions seamlessly to the RIC’s secure environment” reports Philippe Lecoq, President and CEO.

All applications built with SmartGuide can also seamlessly be deployed at a later date in a secure private Cloud computing environment. As demand for Cloud computing is exploding, organizations seek to expand the impact of IT to deliver new and innovative services while realizing significant economies of scale.

The power of the Cloud computing model is the ability to harness varying technology investments by enabling rapid and dynamic scheduling, provisioning and management of virtualized computing resources on demand. According to IDC, $17 billion was spent on Cloud-related technologies, hardware and software in 2009. IDC expects that spending will grow to $45 billion by 2013 (http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/netsys/article.php/3870016/IDC-Sees-Cloud-Market-Maturing-Quickly.htm).

About Eastern Suffolk BOCES

Eastern Suffolk BOCES, an educational cooperative of 51 Long Island school districts, provides educational leadership, direct instruction, management  and support through quality, cost-effective instructional programs and shared services. These programs and services maximize  educational and career opportunities for Long Island’s diverse community of lifelong learners, both children and adults, and enhance the operational effectiveness of its schools.

For more information on Eastern Suffolk BOCES please see http://esboces.org

About Alphinat

At Alphinat, we are driven by the passion to make application development easy for everyone. It always struck us as odd that the people with the vision of how a finished application should look and behave would only be involved at the start of the process. After all, what better way to ensure a favourable outcome than to provide those closest to an application’s end-users with a vested interest in its success throughout its development?

That’s why we bring you new ways to empower the right people at the right time in the application development process. At the same time, we’re constantly working to reduce the need to code in order to make application development and maintenance simpler and less error-prone.

So whether you choose to develop your applications with the help of our low-code platform SmartGuide®, kickstart your project using one of our pre-built apps or engage us or one of our partners to do the work for you, we’re here to help you deploy better applications in record time. Visit https://www.alphinat.com for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.

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