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Palisade Corporation Opens Sydney Office,
New Subsidiary to Serve Asia-Pacific Demand

21 February 2005, Sydney, Australia - Sydney, Australia. Palisade Corporation announces the opening of Palisade Asia-Pacific Pty Limited, a new office and training facility in Sydney. Palisade is the world’s leading developer of software for risk analysis, decision analysis, optimization, and statistics. The opening of the new office is the latest extension of the company’s global reach. Palisade Corporation is based in Ithaca, New York, and also maintains an office and training facility in London, England.

Palisade’s software products are used by such Fortune 500 companies as Boeing, Shell Oil, Procter & Gamble, Infineon, John Deere, and Cummins, as well as multinational financial institutions, government agencies, and major research institutions. Leading products such as @RISK and RISKOptimizer are used to analyze uncertainties that arise in a variety of situations, from insurance underwriting, hedging, and foreign currency fluctuation to oil well productivity and electrical generation, manufacturing processes, and marketing strategies. Palisade tools have won the support of the U.S. computer industry press and accolades from such magazines as InformationWeek, PC World, and IndustryWeek. The worldwide market for the company’s software has expanded with the global operations of its users.

“The opening of Palisade Asia-Pacific expands on our burgeoning international sales and operations,” says Palisade President Sam McLafferty. He adds “With our U.S. headquarters, Palisade Europe, and now Palisade Asia-Pacific we can conveniently serve customers in more time zones than ever before.” The new office will provide sales, order fulfillment, technical support, and training services to customers in Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and other countries in the region.

Palisade has experienced strong demand for @RISK and other products in the region for many years. Additionally, Palisade has held public and onsite training seminars in Australia and New Zealand since 2003. “Our training customers are very pleased to hear about Palisade Asia-Pacific,” says Mark Meurisse, a Palisade trainer in the Sydney office. He adds, “They see real value in having Palisade experts close at hand.”

Contact Palisade Asia-Pacific:

Palisade Asia-Pacific Pty Limited
Suite 404, L4
20 Loftus Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Telephone: +61 2 9929 9799
Toll-free number from Australia: 1 800 177 101
Fax: +61 2 9954 3882


For more information, contact:

Randy Heffernan
Tel: 607-277-8000
Fax: 607-277-8001
Palisade Corporation
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Ithaca, NY 14850-3239
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