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PB MapInfo, Group 1 Software now entities of Pitney Bowes Business Insight

Windsor, UK—January 28, 2009—Pitney Bowes Software Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes Inc., announced Pitney Bowes Business Insight, a new business unit composed of Pitney Bowes MapInfo and Group 1 Software. As one organisation, Pitney Bowes Business Insight will provide all the integral location and communication intelligence offerings that companies need to secure an accurate view of their customers and effectively integrate it into daily business operations.

Pitney Bowes, dealing in mailstream technology that helps organisations manage the flow of information, mail, documents and packages, acquired Group 1 Software in 2004 and MapInfo in 2007. In addition, the company acquired Australia-based Encom Technology, supplier of specialist software, data and services to the global mineral exploration and petroleum industries, in 2007.

Under the Pitney Bowes umbrella, Pitney Bowes Business Insight will create value for customers across a much broader spectrum of business challenges. The new organisation is set to provide solutions to clients from major industries—from restaurants and insurance agencies to financial services organisations, government agencies and telecom providers, who rely on location intelligence, predictive analytics, operational intelligence and communications management solutions.

“Pitney Bowes Business Insight will enable Pitney Bowes to deliver a broader range of solutions that empower our customers to reduce operating costs, make more intelligent decisions and enhance bottom line results.” said Murray Martin, Chairman and CEO, Pitney Bowes