BearingPoint Named 2007 Global System Integrator of the Year by Cognos
The Global System Integrator of the Year award is given to the company that demonstrates consistency in delivering Cognos’ corporate strategy of "customer success;" is committed to developing its technical skills in Cognos products; provides expertise in the surrounding technology ecosystem for performance management; and, promotes key executive relationships and industry expertise.

McLean, Va., May 18, 2007 – BearingPoint, Inc. (NYSE: BE), one of the world’s largest management and technology consulting firms, today announced Cognos, a leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions, named the company "2007 Global System Integrator of the Year" for the second year in a row. BearingPoint received the award on May 17 during the Cognos Forum in Orlando

"Winning this award for the second consecutive year is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of our joint teams," said S. Singh Mecker, senior vice president of Global Solutions and Alliances at BearingPoint. "Our ongoing close relationship with Cognos has allowed BearingPoint to deliver continuing value in Information Management to its customers across multiple industries."

"BearingPoint does an excellent job at optimizing the performance management experience for Cognos customers," said Mel Zeledon, senior vice president of Cognos Global Alliances. "BearingPoint’s vision for developing industry-focused solutions and depth of understanding and commitment to Cognos makes it a natural and deserving candidate for this award, impressively for a second consecutive year. We are proud of our strategic alliance with BearingPoint and look forward with anticipation to our continued success bringing solutions to market."

About BearingPoint, Inc.

BearingPoint, Inc. (NYSE: BE) is one of the world's largest providers of management and technology consulting services to Global 2000 companies and government organizations in 60 countries worldwide. Based in McLean, Va., the firm has over 17,000 employees and major practice areas focusing on the Public Services, Financial Services and Commercial Services markets. For nearly 100 years, BearingPoint professionals have built a reputation for knowing what it takes to help clients achieve their goals, and working closely with them to get the job done. For more information, visit the Company's website at .