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Digital Reasoning Systems and Battelle Announce Mutual Services and Sales Agreement
Collaboration intended to advance data analytics technologies for customers

Brentwood, Tennessee – Dec. 5, 2006  Digital Reasoning Systems and Battelle recently announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance to serve the unstructured data analytics needs of clients across a wide range of industries. Battelle Science and Technology International, a major division of research giant Battelle, will collaborate with Digital Reasoning Systems, the software innovator, to offer a broad spectrum of unstructured data analytics technologies and services to meet the needs of governmental intelligence agencies, as well as pharmaceutical, biotech, and other life sciences industries.

This new alliance allows Battelle to benefit from the depth and expertise of Digital Reasoning’s patent-pending analytics technologies. The technical services encompassed as a result of this agreement cover the entire product development continuum. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“The Digital Reasoning Systems™ platform enables a wide range of applications to allow our customers to work more efficiently, and with greater confidence, in their knowledge discovery capabilities and uncertainty reduction efforts,” said Tim Estes, founder and CEO of Digital Reasoning Systems. “Our collaboration with Battelle allows us to present a comprehensive set of research and development services on a global basis and helps complete Digital Reasoning’s offering as a true end-to-end solution for knowledge discovery and unstructured data analytics needs. This relationship is a win-win proposition for all involved- our customers, Battelle and Digital Reasoning® Systems.”

“This is a very promising collaboration for both Battelle and Digital Reasoning Systems,” said David Kelly, Vice President of Information Technology Solutions for Battelle’s National Security Division. “It allows us to tap into a cutting-edge technology provider in a rapidly advancing field. The next wave of knowledge discovery can come from technologies like this.”