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The New York Times Company Regional Media Group Adopts Caspio Bridge for Online Database Journalism Projects

Company-wide rollout follows successful adoption by three of its Florida newspapers.

Mountain View, Calif. - Feb 5, 2008 - Caspio, Inc. (www.caspio.com), provider of a leading on-demand platform for web applications, today announced a customer relationship with The New York Times Company Regional Media Group, (www.nytrng.com), publisher of 14 daily newspapers in the Southeast and California.

Following a string of successful Caspio-powered applications deployed by The Herald-Tribune in Sarasota, Fla., The Gainesville Sun and The Star-Banner in Ocala, Fla., The New York Times Company Regional Media Group is adopting Caspio Bridge as a web database and application building platform for its newspaper sites.

"In our continued commitment to deliver rapid database publishing solutions to the online media, we are thrilled to welcome The New York Times Company Regional Media Group as the latest publisher to standardize on our platform," said Caspio founder and CEO, Frank Zamani. "We are very excited to see Caspio Bridge empowering so many newspapers to provide highly-relevant local database content to the general public."

"This technology will allow us to create more searchable databases for our readers on a wide variety of topics," said Jeff Moriarty, vice president, new media, The New York Times Company Regional Media Group.

Caspio Bridge helps media companies easily deploy scalable online database applications in minutes and without any programming or software to install. Hundreds of newspapers have experienced dramatic boosts in new readers, page views and advertising revenue by utilizing Caspio Bridge to publish searchable databases such as home sales, school guides, and crime statistics.

Caspio has offered the Caspio Bridge hosted service since 2001, with over 100,000 web applications built to date. News organizations can learn more about Caspio Bridge, go here.

About The New York Times Company

The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), a leading media company with 2006 revenues of $3.3 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers, WQXR-FM and more than 30 Web sites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.

About Caspio Media Services

Caspio Media Services, a division of Caspio, Inc., offers strategic products and services tailored to meet the needs of newspapers, magazines, broadcast and other online media. Solutions include the Caspio Bridge wizard-driven framework for rapid database publishing, custom application development, rich community-based applications, third-party integrations such as mapping and data feeds, syndicated databases, reverse-publishing tools, and training services that empower non-developers to quickly capture, publish and manage data online.

About Caspio, Inc.

Caspio, Inc. (www.caspio.com) is the world's leading on-demand do-it-yourself web application creation platform. The company's philosophy is to empower business users to create and deploy web databases, forms, and applications easily and without programming. Caspio's platform-as-a-service replaces coding with intuitive point-and-click wizards, enabling users to rapidly produce web database components for capturing, publishing, and managing data online. Caspio shrinks development time from weeks to hours, and from thousands of dollars to a small monthly fee. Caspio's customers range from one-person entrepreneurs to Fortune-500 corporations, digital media giants, government agencies, and educational institutions.

Press Contact:
Melissa Young
Caspio, Inc.
Ph: (650) 691-0900 x 525
E-mail: melissa.young@caspio.com
Press Kit: www.caspio.com/company/presskit.aspx

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