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Hummingbird Receives KMWorld Readers' Choice Award as a Top Provider to the Legal Market

TORONTO, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Hummingbird Ltd. (NASDAQ:HUMC) (NASDAQ: TSX:) (NASDAQ:HUM) , a leading global provider of integrated enterprise content management (ECM) and network connectivity solutions today announced that it has received a Readers’ Choice Award from KMWorld magazine, naming the company a leading provider of content and document management solutions to the legal marketplace.

Subscribers to KMWorld Newslinks were surveyed recently about what technology vendors they considered to be the leading providers to the legal industry. The top three responses in the content and document management software category were Hummingbird, EMC Documentum and IBM. KMWorld readers also recognized Hummingbird for its ability to help firms with discovery requests, by enabling them to access all content related to a matter, regardless of repository.

The results of KMWorld’s inaugural readers’ poll were announced in the July/August 2006 special issue.

“The KMWorld Readers’ Poll results prove that our readers are both knowledgeable and opinionated,” remarked Andy Moore, KMWorld publisher. “The results of the poll have encouraged us to tap this resource — KMWorld readers — to an increasing degree.”

Leading law firms worldwide have discovered the value Hummingbird Enterprise(TM) for Legal offers their businesses. Hummingbird’s unique proactive compliance framework lets attorneys and legal staff effectively manage client/matter information from new matter intake through to final disposition.

“Our mandate is to provide firms with the most current, applicable, and effective systems that complement and enhance existing and new business practices, so they are able to bill faster, mitigate risk, streamline processes, improve efficiency, and become better organized,” said Yuri Frayman, Vice President, Legal Business Solutions, Hummingbird Ltd. “We are pleased to receive recognition from KMWorld Newslinks readers as it provides further validation of this mandate and our strength in the legal market.”

KMWorld Newslinks is distributed to more than 38,000 subscribers. The complete results of KMWorld’s inaugural Readers’ Poll are featured in the July/August 2006 issue of KMWorld magazine and are also available on its website at:

About KMWorld Magazine

The leading information provider serving the Knowledge Management systems market, KMWorld (with a focus on Content, Document and Knowledge Management) informs more than 51,000 subscribers about the components and processes — and subsequent success stories — that together offer solutions for improving business performance.

About Hummingbird Enterprise(TM) for Legal

Hummingbird Enterprise for Legal, with LegalKEY(R) practice support solutions, provides an end-to-end proactive compliance framework to ensure that information is properly captured, reviewed, utilized and stored throughout the lifecycle of a matter — from initial client/matter intake through to final disposition. Hummingbird Enterprise for Legal includes: New Business Intake, Conflicts Management, Document Management, Records Management and Critical Dates Management systems, all tailored specifically to the way that information flows and is used in law firms. For more information, visit

About Hummingbird

Hummingbird Ltd. is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions. The Company’s enterprise software solutions fall into two principal categories: enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, and network connectivity solutions. Hummingbird’s ECM solutions enable organizations to manage the lifecycle of enterprise content from creation to disposition, thereby enabling organizations to address critical business needs, such as information management, business continuity, compliance and risk mitigation. The network connectivity solutions provide a comprehensive set of core network technologies that enables the enterprise to connect to any type of legacy system.

Founded in 1984, Hummingbird employs over 1,400 people and serves more than 33,000 customers, including 90% of Fortune 100 companies. Hummingbird solutions are sold directly from 40 offices worldwide and through an Alliance Network of partners and resellers. For more information, visit

Source: Hummingbird Ltd.

CONTACT: Dan Coombes, Director, Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 496-2200
ext. 6359,; Michele Stevenson, Senior Manager,
Corporate Communications, Tel: (416) 496-2200, ext. 2623,


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