Tangosol Coherence on GSA Schedule Carahsoft Technology and Tangosol Bring Data Grid Solutions to Federal Agencies SOMERVILLE, July 10, 2006 - Tangosol, the leading provider of reliable data grid solutions, today announced it was awarded a three-year GSA contract (GS-35F-0131R) by Carahsoft Technology Corp. to provide federal, state, and local government agencies with highly scalable and reliable solutions for in-memory data management across data grids. This agreement permits government agencies to purchase Tangosol Coherence on the GSA Schedule through Carahsoft, an IT solutions provider with an extensive government customer base. The GSA Schedule is the contract vehicle used by government agencies to select vendors, which must meet stringent criteria to be placed on the Schedule. "There is increasing demand among government agencies for software that combines large scale applications, Web services, and clustered/grid computing," explained Craig P. Abod, president of Carahsoft. "Tangosol Coherence is an essential solution in delivering improved performance, scalability, and reliability to these massive applications." "Carahsoft's years of experience with government agencies will further open the government market to Tangosol, allowing us to continue exponential sales and revenue growth," noted Cameron Purdy, president of Tangosol. " Under the terms of the agreement, the GSA awarded Tangosol products onto the Carahsoft GSA schedule effective through November 2009. About Tangosol Tangosol is the leading provider of reliable data grid solutions, enabling enterprises to predictably scale mission critical applications. Tangosol Coherence reliably manages data in memory across data grids, enabling applications to achieve unparalleled scalability to quickly and efficiently meet rapidly-changing data access demands. The company is headquartered in Massachusetts, and is privately held. See www.tangosol.com. About Carahsoft Carahsoft Technology Corp. is a trusted government IT solutions provider. The company combines technological expertise with a thorough understanding of the government procurement process to help Federal, state and local Government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value. Carahsoft serves as the master GSA schedule holder/distributor for Adobe, Red Hat, MySQL, Pillar Data Systems and Symantec. In addition to information storage/security, open source and Adobe solutions, Carahsoft maintains dedicated teams to support sales and marketing of HR solutions including Avue Technologies and Careerbuilder, as well as intelligence solutions through its partnerships with many of the IN-Q-TEL portfolio companies. For more information, visit www.carahsoft.com or call 888-662-2724. ### Editors, please contact: Sue Myers MarketSmart 978.369.6336 pr@tangosol.com