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mValent Highlighted By Independent Research Firm As A 'Strong Performer' in April 2008 Data Center Automation Report

mValent Highlighted By Independent Research Firm As A 'Strong Performer' in April 2008 Data Center Automation Report

mValent, Inc. (http://www.mvalent.com), a leading provider of application configuration management solutions, announced today that the company was cited as a ‘Strong Performer’ in Forrester Research’s April 2008 Forrester Wave™: Data Center Automation, Q2 2008 report. mValent Integrity™ was recognized among data center automation (DCA) products as being the right choice “for managing configurations and automating migrations and workflow processes on application servers.”

mValent was one of seven vendors that Forrester invited to participate in its Data Center Automation, Q2 2008 Wave report completed in April, and the only privately-held company.

Evelyn Hubbert, Forrester Research Senior Analyst and author of the Data Center Automation, Q2 2008 Wave report, wrote: “mValent is a client server application that provides configuration management for the application layer. The solution excels at the automation of application configuration files from application development to deployment. mValent Integrity allows for synchronization of development environments with deployment environments, providing a more efficient way of moving applications from development into production.” Evelyn added: “mValent is a great alternative in DCA, representing a strong standalone DCA solution.”

“We are extremely pleased that mValent was recognized as an excellent solution for application configuration and change management by Forrester after thorough product analysis and extensive customer interviews,” said Joe Forgione, president and CEO, mValent, Inc. “This analyst report echoes our customers’ findings as well as those of other independent reviews – that mValent offers one of the best solution for managing application configurations and automating migrations and workflow in complex enterprise infrastructures.”

Availability of Report

The Forrester Wave report on Data Center Automation, Q2, 2008 is available to Forrester customers at www.forrester.com or via mValent’s Web site at www.mvalent.com/downloads/Forrester_Wave_Data_Center_Automation.pdf.

About mValent Integrity

mValent Integrity provides IT infrastructure teams with an automated, repeatable, process-driven "gold master" approach to application configuration management that enables smooth delivery and support of business applications. The software delivers powerful features for configuration, change and release management as well as audit and compliance initiatives across physical and virtual application environments. The result is improved application uptime, fewer IT fire drills, and simplified compliance with industry best practices and regulatory mandates. mValent Integrity customers include leading companies such as Alltel Wireless, State Street Bank and Circuit City.

About mValent

mValent tackles IT complexity and compliance with automation software that eliminates configuration management chaos in application infrastructure. The company’s flagship product, mValent Integrity, automates application configuration management and is used by leading organizations to manage the build and maintenance of complex application configurations throughout their entire lifecycle – from development to production. The company was selected as one of Network World‘s 2007 “10 Tech Start-ups That Should Matter.” mValent is located in Waltham, Massachusetts and is backed by top-tier venture capital firms, including Flybridge Capital Partners (formerly IDG Ventures) and Polaris Venture Partners. For more information, visit http://www.mvalent.com.

mValent and the mValent logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of mValent, Inc. in the United States. All other trademarks contained herein are the properties of their respective owners.

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