New eZ Systems Office in Tokyo, Japan

eZ Systems and eZ Partner Mitsue-Links Co., Ltd. will join forces to found eZ Systems Japan this November in Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo.

Skien, Norway, September 25, 2008 --( The primary purpose of this new office is to promote eZ Systems’ Open Source Content Management System (CMS) eZ Publish in Japan.

"eZ is not new to the Japanese market, as we have been building a partner network and working with significant customers in Japan for the last two years. We are now experiencing accelerated growth in the market and, naturally, the next step is to get direct representation in the market to support further growth. We are thus very excited about this new office," explains eZ CEO Aleksander Farstad.

eZ Systems Japan will focus on the following:

Being the base for eZ Publish marketing activities in Japan
Providing development and support specialized for the Japanese market
Providing expert consulting services
Delivering training to eZ Partners in Japan

The grand opening of eZ Systems Japan will take place on November 5, 2008.

About eZ Publish
eZ Publish is an award-winning, enterprise-grade Open Source Content Management System and development framework with functionality for web publishing, media portals, intranets, e-commerce and extranets. eZ Publish helps all kinds of organizations – including multinational corporations, humanitarian organizations and educational institutions – succeed at sharing their information.

About eZ Systems
Founded in 1999, eZ Systems is the world's largest Open Source Content Management software company with offices in Norway, Denmark, Germany, Ukraine, Belgium, France and North America. With customers such as the United States Navy, Oslo University, Telemark University, Swissfirst, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology, Elle and Vogue, eZ Systems is the creator of eZ Publish, an award winning Open Source Content Management System with more 2 million downloads, more than 150,000 installations and registered users in more than 130 countries. The eZ philosophy of openness and information sharing is still the basic guideline for the company and the eZ Ecosystem.

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