ERP Implementation Solution targets midmarket retailers.

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Rapid Retail® Ready-to-Run packaged enterprise resource planning implementation solution provides retailers with software, implementation, hosting, and support features all in one package. Based on SAP® for Retail portfolio, it is pre-configured set of core retail processes based on best practices. Service helps retailers manage implementation project from start to realization of business benefits.

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CIBER Launches New Solution for Mid-Market Retailers

Turnkey Solution Improves Time-to-Value, Lowers Costs and Risks

ORLANDO, Fla., May 5 / / - Mid-market retailers now have another option for solving their business systems challenges. CIBER, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) today announced the launch of Rapid Retail® Ready-to-Run, a packaged implementation solution that provides retailers with software, implementation, hosting, and support features all in one package. One of the most compelling benefits of Ready-to-Run is that it greatly reduces mid-market retailers' up-front capital and human resource requirements.

The announcement was made at the SAPPHIRE® 2008 Orlando conference being held here May 4 - 7, at which CIBER is exhibiting in booth #1718. To learn more, visit

Ready-to-Run is based on the SAP® for Retail portfolio of solutions, a leading end-to-end set of solutions for the retail industry, and on CIBER's Rapid Retail solution. Rapid Retail is a pre-configured set of core retail processes based on best practices, and it combines the power of SAP for Retail with CIBER's proven rapid implementation expertise. Rapid Retail enables retailers to reduce the time, cost, and risk of an implementation project, from project start to the realization of business benefits.

CIBER developed its newest retail product - Ready-to-Run - in response to numerous client requests for assistance with all aspects of a complex ERP implementation project. As a result, Ready-to-Run includes CIBER's Rapid Retail solution, along with other important components: software, hardware, implementation services, hosting, education and training, and post-production support.

"CIBER is a valued SAP partner and I appreciate their continued thought leadership in the retail marketplace," said Rob Kreft, national vice president, SAP Retail Group, SAP America, Inc. "Ready-to-Run is the latest example of how CIBER is helping to push the envelope in terms of support for SAP retail offerings."

Ready-to-Run is the latest evolution of CIBER's long-standing commitment to excellence and innovation in retail solutions. CIBER has completed more than 60 implementations of SAP for Retail, which helps position CIBER as a market leader.

"Retail is a key industry for both SAP and CIBER," said Dave Siebert, Senior Vice President of CIBER's SAP Practice. "We continually look for ways to provide incremental value to SAP's strong retail offering. Our Ready-to-Run solution accomplishes that. From the client's perspective, this solution operates as a Software as a Service solution; however, each client will have their own dedicated and secure system."

About CIBER, Inc.

CIBER, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) is a pure-play international system integration consultancy with superior value-priced services and reliable delivery for both private and government sector clients. CIBER's services are offered globally on a project- or strategic-staffing basis, in both custom and enterprise resource planning (ERP) package environments, and across all technology platforms, operating systems and infrastructures. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colo., CIBER now serves client businesses from over 60 U.S. offices, 25 European offices and seven offices in Asia/Pacific. Operating in 18 countries, with more than 8,000 employees and annual revenue over $1 billion, CIBER and its IT specialists continuously build and upgrade clients' systems to "competitive advantage status." CIBER is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P Small Cap 600 Index. CIBER, ALWAYS ABLE.

Source: CIBER, Inc.

CONTACT: Diane Stoner, Media Relations, +1-303-220-0100,, of CIBER, Inc.

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