Australian State of Queensland Extends Investment in Hummingbird Technology with Selection of RedDot

From: RedDot Solutions
Published: Wed Nov 02 2005

Australian State of Queensland Extends Investment in Hummingbird Technology with Selection of RedDot Web Content Management Solutions
Queensland’s whole-of-government approach will include RedDot CMS and LiveServer

Toronto – November 1, 2005 – Hummingbird Ltd. (NASDAQ: HUMC, TSX: HUM), a leading global provider of integrated enterprise content management (ECM) and network connectivity solutions, today announced that the Australian State of Queensland has selected Web content management software from RedDot Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hummingbird Ltd.

RedDot’s Web content management offerings will complement Hummingbird Enterprise™, which was selected by The Queensland State Government to support its state-wide whole-of-government Electronic Document and Records Management System (eDRMS). The Hummingbird solution will facilitate state government agency compliance with regulatory requirements for records management. The whole-of-government approach enables the standardization of business processes and improves consistency in the management of information. RedDot CMS and LiveServer are seamlessly integrated with Hummingbird Enterprise. The Queensland State Government stands to benefit greatly from the seamlessly integrated end-to-end enterprise content management solution.

The Queensland State Government has adopted a shared services business model. The initiative provides common information management solutions for government departments and centralized support functions, including finance, human resources, technology and property and facilities management. RedDot CMS and LiveServer will be strategic to this initiative, delivering personalized Web content management for all areas of the government.

The RedDot CMS and LiveServer software, along with Hummingbird Enterprise is being supplied to Queensland Government through LogicaCMG, a Hummingbird business partner and expert in government deployments for fully compliant document and records management technologies

"LogicaCMG is pleased to be a part of this contract with RedDot and the Queensland Government. It reflects the strategic focus we have on delivering Information Management solutions to our Government customers via best-of-breed software such as RedDot," said Colin Holgate, CEO of LogicaCMG Australia. "With the selection of software complete, the delivery of the solution is now key. LogicaCMG has the track record, people and processes to deliver successful CMS outcomes for its customers."

"RedDot CMS and LiveServer are a natural fit for the Queensland State Government’s stringent Web content management requirements including ease-of-use, search, personalization, rapid time to deploy and out-of-the-box integration with Hummingbird Enterprise," said Niels Metger, CEO of RedDot Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hummingbird Ltd.

"We are very pleased to further our partnership with the Australian State of Queensland with the addition of the RedDot product suite into the technology mix," said Barry Litwin, President and CEO of Hummingbird Ltd. "Queensland’s selection of RedDot CMS and LiveServer underscores the value proposition of a fully integrated end-to-end enterprise content management system from a single vendor."

About LogicaCMG
LogicaCMG is a major international force in IT services and wireless telecoms. It provides management and IT consultancy, systems integration and outsourcing services to clients across diverse markets including telecoms, financial services, energy and utilities, industry, distribution and transport and the public sector. The company employs around 21,000 staff in offices across 35 countries and has more than 40 years of experience in IT services. Headquartered in Europe, LogicaCMG is listed on both the London and Amsterdam stock exchanges (LSE: LOG; Euronext: LOG). More information is available from

About RedDot Solutions
RedDot Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hummingbird Ltd, provides enterprise content management software to create and manage the content that drives business. Recognized throughout the industry as the fastest to implement and easiest to use, RedDot's software products XCMS (Extended Content Management System), CMS (Web Content Management Software) and LiveServer are scalable solutions for Web content and document management, business process workflow, personalization and collaboration. RedDot Solutions has more than 1,400 clients worldwide, including March of Dimes, Bank of New York, Honda, Starbucks, STA Travel, Triumph Motorcycles, The National Archives, O2 and London Fire Brigade who rely on RedDot to increase productivity, improve operational efficiency and reduce risk. Headquartered in New York and Germany, RedDot has offices in Santa Clara, Toronto, Sydney, Sao Paulo, London, and throughout Europe. For more information, please visit:

About Hummingbird Enterprise™
Hummingbird Enterprise provides an integrated platform for enterprise content management that provides global organizations with solutions to manage business interaction information such as documents, records, virtual deal room exchanges, discussions, e-mail or financial data - linking business processes, information and people. Hummingbird solutions are designed as modular applications that are fully interoperable with each other, enabling customers to incrementally build an enterprise content management solution to meet their evolving information needs in a cost-effective manner.

About Hummingbird
Hummingbird Ltd. (NASDAQ: HUMC, TSX: HUM) is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions. The Company’s enterprise software solutions fall into two principal categories: enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, and network connectivity solutions. Hummingbird’s ECM solutions enable organizations to manage the lifecycle of enterprise content from creation to disposition, thereby enabling organizations to address critical business needs, such as information management, business continuity, compliance and risk mitigation. The network connectivity solutions provide a comprehensive set of core network technologies that enables the enterprise to connect to any type of legacy system.

Founded in 1984, Hummingbird employs over 1,500 people and serves more than 33,000 customers, including 90% of Fortune 100. Hummingbird solutions are sold directly from 40 offices worldwide and through an Alliance Network of partners and resellers. For more information, visit

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Dan Coombes
Director, Investor Relations
Hummingbird Ltd.
Tel: 416- 496-2200 ext. 6359

Michele Stevenson
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Hummingbird Ltd.
Tel: 416-496-2200, ext. 2623

Hummingbird Australia Contact:
Natasha David
Alliances & Marketing Manager
Hummingbird Australia
T: 61 2 9409 2221

Company: RedDot Solutions
Contact Name: Rich Gallagher
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Contact Phone: 212-725-2295 x12

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