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Rolta Awarded USTDA Contract for Nanjing, China "Smart City" with Partner, ARES Security

ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolta today announced that it has been awarded the prestigious "Smart City" project for Nanjing, China, in preparation for hosting the 2014 Youth Olympics.  Rolta has engaged ARES Security Corporation of Burlingame, CA to leverage their systems engineering expertise to assist in developing an integrated geospatial transportation solution for the city. 

The solution will collect Nanjing's transportation data from hundreds of sensors and provide dashboards to assist in traffic management and monitoring environmental parameters in real-time to better handle the dramatic increase in demands on the city's infrastructure.  With this solution, which incorporates Rolta iPerspective™, a platform for integration of disparate sources of data, Rolta OneView™ for business intelligence, and Rolta Geospatial Fusion™ to integrate spatial attributes, municipal managers will have a robust decision-support capability to better address near and long term traffic planning needs.  The project was funded through a United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) grant that targets the creation of sustainable infrastructure and economic growth through the export of U.S. goods and services.  Rolta's solution will be used to support the intelligent transportation requirements for the 2014 Youth Olympics.

The Smart City project is the first collaboration under a newly formed ARES Security-Rolta strategic alliance.  This alliance takes advantage of the partners' diverse but complementary strengths to develop and offer security management solutions.  Both partners have a rich repository of software built around their respective intellectual property and deep expertise in the security domain that enables them to deliver world-class solutions.  

"The USTDA project in Nanjing is but one example of how the complementary solutions of the two companies will provide an excellent framework for addressing the large global market of enterprise risk management," said Mr. Ben Eazzetta, President of ARES Security.  "The credentials of the Rolta Team are a great fit for developing and deploying the sophisticated solution required for the ambitious program of Nanjing."

Ms. Preetha Pulusani, President of Rolta International (Americas), said, "We are pleased to have been selected to lead this effort.  We view the Nanjing project as strategically important not only because it addresses the needs of Nanjing to host an important international event, but also because the sophisticated solution has wide applicability and, therefore should pave the way for greater US-China trade.  We will continue to jointly pursue new opportunities that leverage ARES Security and Rolta software, and our expertise to offer differentiated solutions to customers globally."

About ARES Security Corporation: ARES Security Corporation protects the world's most critical assets. As the leading enterprise security risk management solutions company, we are able to safeguard the most complex security systems operated by the defense, nuclear, government, energy, and utility and transportation industries around the world.  ARES Security's solutions, AVERT and BluTrain, allow our customers to optimize their security and virtually train their forces in order to ensure business continuity against an entire range of risks that jeopardize personnel, revenue and business operations.  AVERT has received the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) SAFETY Act certification and accreditation from the United States Department of Defense (DOD).  ARES Security Corporation is part of a family of companies under ARES that consists of more than 800 employees in over 20 offices worldwide.

About Rolta: Rolta is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions for many vertical segments, including Federal and State Governments, Defense/HLS, Utilities, Process, Power, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, and Healthcare.  By uniquely combining its expertise in the IT, Engineering and Geospatial domains, Rolta develops exceptional solutions for these segments. The Company leverages its industry-specific know-how, rich repository of intellectual property that spans photogrammetry, image processing, geospatial applications, business intelligence, analytics, field-proven solution frameworks, and deep expertise in cutting-edge technologies like Geo BI, Cloud computing, Software Defined Infrastructure and Big Data for providing sophisticated enterprise-level integrated solutions.  Rolta is a multinational organization headquartered in India.  The Company operates from 40 locations worldwide through its subsidiaries, and has executed projects in over 45 countries.  The Company benchmarks its quality processes to the world's best standards, like successful assessment for Software Application Development and Maintenance at the highest Level 5 of SEI's CMMI® version 1.3.  Rolta is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange & National Stock Exchange, and forms part of various indices on BSE/NSE in India.  The Company's GDRs are listed on the Main Board of London Stock Exchange.

For additional information: visit www.rolta.com; www.arescorporation.com/security; or contact:

Preetha Pulusani

President (Americas)

Rolta International, Inc.

Telephone: +91 (22) 2926 6666

[email protected]

Ben Eazzetta

President

ARES Security Corp.

+1 (404) 934-7633

[email protected]

A.P. Singh

Principal Advisor &

Member, Board of Directors, Rolta India

Telephone: +91 (22) 2926 6666

[email protected]

Disclaimer: This press release includes statements that are not historical in nature and that may be characterized as "forward-looking statements", including those related to future financial and operating results, benefits and synergies of the Company's brands and strategies, future opportunities and the growth of the market for open source solutions. You should be aware that Rolta's actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements, which are based on current expectations of Rolta management and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, Rolta's ability to integrate acquired operations and employees, Rolta's success in executing its strategies, Rolta's ability to take a competitive position in the industry, business conditions and the general economy, market opportunities, potential new business strategies, competitive factors, sales and marketing execution, shifts in technologies or market demand, and any other factors. We may make additional written and oral forward-looking statements but do not undertake, and disclaim any obligation, to update them.

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