June 9, 2004

Appian Welcomes Digital Fountain As New Technology Partner

Data Transport Experts Team with Appian to Help Deliver Integrated, Industry-Leading Technology Solutions to Government and Business

Vienna, VA., June 9, 2004 Appian Corporation, the leading provider of process-driven enterprise solutions for business and government, today announced the company’s new technology partnership with Digital Fountain. As part of the Appian Alliance Partnering Program, Digital Fountain will work directly with Appian to provide reliable data transport technology to its government and commercial customers.”Appian is proud to have Digital Fountain as one of its technology partners,” said George Barlow, Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Appian. “We’re confident that Digital Fountain and its breakthrough network transport technology will further enhance Appian’s offerings to all of its customers.”

Headquartered in Fremont, Ca., Digital Fountain provides a patented approach to reliable data transport that dramatically simplifies the processes required to completely and perfectly deliver data over any network. This technology is largely immune to network impairments such as packet loss and delay, making it consistent and predictable. Digital Fountain was founded in 1998 and owns a client list that includes NASA, the U.S. Army, the U.S Postal Service, AOL and Sony Pictures.

“Appian’s reach in both the federal and commercial space is fantastic,” said Charlie Oppenheimer, president and CEO of Digital Fountain. “This partnership positions Digital Fountain extraordinarily well as we move forward with our technology.”

Added Barlow, “Our relationships with proven and established data transport professionals such as Digital Fountain increase our ability to deliver integrated, industry-leading technology solutions to government and business.”

Digital Fountain joins Appian’s partnership program as a Technology Partner. Partners at this level supply Appian with hardware, operating environments and OEM technologies for Appian Enterprise Web Solutions. Over 14 technology and services companies currently participate in Appian’s Alliance Partnering program, including EMC, Sun and Verity.

About Digital Fountain
Digital Fountain’s patented Meta-Content technology provides perfect communications over imperfect networks. The company licenses its breakthrough network transport technology to leading system and software companies around the world. Digital Fountain’s Meta-Content technology is being used today in a variety of enterprise, military and consumer devices and applications. Leading organizations including Sumitomo Electric Networks, the United States Postal Service, Honda, XM Satellite Radio, Digital Rapids and the United States military use Meta-Content powered products in their day-to-day operations.

About Appian

Appian provides a leading low-code software development platform that enables organizations to rapidly develop powerful and unique applications. The applications created on Appian’s platform help companies drive digital transformation and competitive differentiation. For more information, visit www.appian.com.