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Odyssey Software Hires Two New Regional Sales Directors to Capitalize on Company's Growth.

Expanded Team to Accelerate Leading Mobile Device Management Software Company's Market Adoption

WEST HENRIETTA, N.Y., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Odyssey Software, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-class mobile device management software products, today announced that it has expanded its regional sales team by hiring two new regional sales directors: Jeff Beyer and Jon Mackey. These appointments, effective immediately, round out the company's regional sales team as it continues to build market momentum in helping customers improve the efficiency of mobile workers.

"We have seen consistent growth in our client base over the last year and we have increased our staff by over 23 percent during that time," said Tom Robinson, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Odyssey Software. "Our sales professionals possess extensive field experience and are superbly qualified to continue to grow and maintain our reputation as a leader in enterprise-class mobile device management software. Odyssey software is ideally positioned to help more organizations increase productivity and reduce the cost of doing business through advanced Windows Mobile device management."

Beyer and Mackey will join regional director Tom D'Amico to help drive the direct sales of Odyssey Software's Athena(TM), the industry's premier enterprise-class mobile device management product for the Microsoft Windows Mobile platform. Athena provides unprecedented command and control over mobile devices with a unique approach that seamlessly integrates with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Microsoft Systems Management Server SMS 2003, and Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008. Athena complements and extends the capabilities of these platforms, and provides vital functions designed for remote, interactive management of mobile devices.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome these seasoned sales professionals to the Odyssey team," said David Yeaple, senior director of sales and Microsoft relationship manager at Odyssey Software. "A recent study conducted by Aberdeen Research found that best in class companies are increasing their mobility budgets year-over-year as a percentage of total IT spend by 27 percent. With more enterprises recognizing the value of comprehensive mobile device management, the addition of Jeff and Jon will be instrumental in driving our continued growth and expansion."

With over 10 years in the mobile solutions industry, Beyer will apply his extensive experience in driving pipeline growth for Windows Mobile devices and mobile device management. Prior to Odyssey, Beyer was a mobility solution specialist with Microsoft. In that capacity, he was an integral part of the team that drove the adoption of the Windows Mobile platforms with enterprise customers. Before that, he was a sales account executive with AT&T Wireless, promoting wireless voice and data solutions to enterprise accounts.

Mackey has over 19 years of experience in technology sales, business development and alliances. Mackey has held key sales roles with multiple startup technology companies, most recently with Microsoft-funded startup Enterprise Mobile. Prior to Enterprise Mobile, Mackey held various roles with companies including Getronics NA, Zefer Corporation and Oracle Corporation. He also co-founded an application service provider company focused on the healthcare market.

About Odyssey

Odyssey Software is a leading provider of enterprise-class device management software products for all Microsoft Windows Mobile, Windows Embedded, and Windows device platforms. Its mission is to provide industry leading software technology innovations that make it efficient and cost effective for IT organizations to manage and support the complexity of mobile enterprise deployments. More information is available at: http://www.odysseysoftware.com/ or by calling 585-214-2409.

All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Michael Kelly of Nadel Phelan, Inc., +1-831-440-2403, michael@npipr.com, for Odyssey Software, Inc.; or Peter Phillips of Odyssey Software Inc., +1-650-617-3442, pphillips@odysseysoftware.com

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