BigLever Software Wins the Prestigious Jolt Productivity Award

AUSTIN, Texas – March 17, 2008 – BigLever Software™, the leading provider of software product line development tools and services, announced today that its flagship product, Gears, received a Jolt Productivity Award in the Design and Modeling Tools category. The Jolt Awards recognize those products that have "jolted” the industry with their significance and made the task of creating software faster, easier, and more efficient. Winners are selected from among hundreds of qualified nominations by an esteemed panel of judges consisting of industry insiders, columnists, and technology leaders.

“This year was an exceptionally exciting year for the Jolt’s because there were so many strong candidates in every category," said Amber Ankerholz, conference manager for Dr. Dobb's Events. “BigLever’s product Gears selection puts it among an elite group of software development innovators.”

“We are truly honored to receive this 18th Annual Jolt Productivity Award," commented Charles Krueger, CEO of BigLever. “The award is a prestigious recognition of the innovative new advances that our Gears software product line engineering tool and framework provides the software development community.”

The Jolt Awards are presented by Dr. Dobb’s and sponsored by JOLT Energy drinks. A complete list of the 18th Annual Jolt Award winners is available at:

About BigLever Software Gears

BigLever Software’s industry-leading software product line solution, Gears, addresses the unique challenges of engineering software for a portfolio of similar products. Gears provides an innovative, yet pragmatic, approach that shifts the development focus from a multitude of products to a single software production line capable of automatically producing all of the products in a portfolio. Gears can be used in any or all stages of the portfolio development lifecycle, from requirements to development, testing and deployment.

About BigLever

BigLever Software, the leading provider of software product line engineering framework, tools and services, dramatically simplifies the creation, evolution and maintenance of embedded or standalone software for a product line portfolio. BigLever’s patent-pending solution, Gears, enables software development organizations to reduce development costs and bring new product line features and products to market faster, enabling businesses to more reliably target and hit strategic market windows. BigLever is based in Austin, Texas.

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