Deltek to Provide Vision Software to Multi-Disciplinary Survey Engineering Company

Challenger Geomatics Ltd. to Switch to Deltek's Project-Based Accounting and Planning Software

Herndon, VA (December 11, 2007) - Deltek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PROJ), the leading provider of enterprise applications software for project-focused organizations, today announced that Challenger Geomatics Ltd. has selected Deltek Vision to streamline its accounting and planning processes. The Western Canadian based Challenger Geomatics provides innovative professional land surveying services throughout Canada and internationally to a wide range of industries including oil and gas, construction and municipal.

"We needed a specialized solution geared particularly toward our type of business. We selected Deltek Vision because it is designed specifically for our project-based accounting and planning application needs," said Dave Thomson, President of Challenger Geomatics Ltd. "Our former system was not accommodating our project tracking and planning needs. We have very unique billing requirements and we were impressed that Vision could handle them right out of the box."

Incorporated in 1984, Challenger has grown into a major multi-disciplinary survey engineering and Geomatics company. The company is wholly owned by its employees and has a staff of more than 240 permanent employees, including Canada, Alberta, and Saskatchewan Land Surveyors; Professional Engineers; software specialists; cartographers; hydrographers; survey party chiefs; drafting technicians and support personnel.

"We designed Deltek Vision to meet the unique demands of project-based businesses like Challenger Geomatics," said Kevin Parker, President and CEO of Deltek. "We are excited that we can enhance Challenger Geomatic's already innovative offerings of geomatics services to the public, government and industry in Canada and internationally."

About Deltek

Deltek® (NASDAQ: PROJ) is the leading provider of enterprise applications software designed specifically for project-focused businesses. For more than two decades, our software applications have enabled organizations to automate mission-critical business processes around the engagement, execution and delivery of projects. More than 12,000 customers worldwide rely on Deltek to measure business results, optimize performance, streamline operations and win new business. Visit

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