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M-Tech Announces Results of First Annual Give a Gift from the Heart Campaign

Local shelters in Calgary and Montreal benefit from extraordinary fundraising effort

Calgary, Alberta, Canada - December 21, 2007 -M-Tech Information Technology, Inc., the leading provider in identity management software, today announced the results of its First Annual Give a Gift from the Heart Campaign. M-Tech employees were encouraged to donate to the Mustard Seed in Calgary and the Old Mission Brewery in Montreal, with proceeds being matched dollar for dollar by M-Tech.

Employees also graciously contributed coats and non-perishable food items in an effort to truly give back to the communities that have been incredibly supportive. This year's campaign raised $3,486 and more than 60 coats for the Mustard Seed in Calgary.

"The contributions made by M-Tech employees during the Give a Gift from the Heart campaign have been remarkable, highlighting M-Tech's culture of generosity and compassion," noted M-Tech CEO Gideon Shoham.

About the Mustard Seed

The Mustard Seed Street Ministry is a non-profit Christian humanitarian organization that has been providing services for the homeless, street people of Calgary since 1984. It began by offering meals and a place of spiritual worship and comfort and has grown to provide a range of food, shelter and clothing needs. The Mustard Seed attempts to create greater independence among homeless persons through many of its programs and services.

About M-Tech

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of identity and access management solutions. Hitachi ID software helps almost 1000 organizations with over 12 million combined users meet security, internal control, regulatory compliance, IT cost reduction and user service objectives.

Hitachi ID Management Suite includes Identity Manager, Password Manager and Privileged Access Manager These products manage identities, entitlements and authentication factors across both on-premise and SaaS applications in the cloud.

Industry analyst Ovum Consulting recently recognized Hitachi ID Systems as an enterprise identity and access management powerhouse, citing the company's robust technology and exemplary customer support. Ovum “believes that Hitachi ID's focus on reducing the administrative and helpdesk burden and the company's focus on bottom-up IAM reflects the way in which organizations operate.”

For more information about Hitachi ID Systems and its products, please visit or call 1.403.233.0740.

M-Tech Contact

Dawn Mallyon
VP Marketing
Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
500, 1401 1st Street S.E
Calgary, AB T2G 2J3
1.403.233.0740 ext. 324