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NASDAQ OMX Introduces One Click Solution in Directors Desk(SM) Online Board Management Tool

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NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced the introduction of the Directors DeskSM Enterprise Management System, a proprietary solution within Directors Desk to simplify the management of multiple subsidiary or related-entity boards with a one click solution.

"Given the increasingly complex board structures and communication needs multi-national companies have, the Enterprise Management System provides boards and corporate secretaries with a complete solution for transparency, cost-savings, and time efficiency through a secure, fully hosted online technology," said Demetrios N. Skalkotos, Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Services, NASDAQ OMX. "With this tool activated in the Directors Desk portal, multi-entity meetings including announcements, materials and updates are easier to manage with a one click solution."

The proprietary Enterprise Management System is included in the Directors Desk portal and does not come with an additional fee.

Directors Desk benefits and features also include:

  • Electronic board books;
  • Calendar and event management;
  • Legally binding online voting module;
  • Video conferencing for committee meetings;
  • Contact management;
  • Corporate Secretary's toolkit;
  • Document management for confidential matters;
  • Professional support assistance online;
  • Compliance with the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Certification of U.S. companies with operations in Europe.

In addition, Directors Desk is fully functional on an iPad and offers users the ability to access and use their Directors Desk accounts on their iPads in many ways including:

  • Open any PDF
  • Open password-protected PDFs
  • Save Meeting Books for offline viewing
  • Navigate long Meeting Books using PDF bookmarks
  • Send Secure Email

Currently, Directors Desk serves more than 10,000 directors representing more than 230 organizations worldwide, including many Fortune 500 companies.

Directors Desk is one of many corporate governance products from NASDAQ OMX Global Corporate Solutions, which offers services across its Communications, Intelligence, Visibility, and Governance Platforms.

For more information, please visit: http://www.directorsdesk.com/

About NASDAQ OMX Global Corporate Solutions:

NASDAQ OMX Global Corporate Solutions provides technology that powers global business communications.  From investor relations, to corporate communications, to board support, NASDAQ OMX is the first and only exchange dedicated to owning and operating Corporate Solutions that help public and private companies worldwide minimize risk, maximize efficiency, and increase transparency.

About NASDAQ OMX

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

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CONTACT: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Media contacts: U.S.: Jolene Libretto +646 441 5220 Jolene.libretto@nasdaqomx.com Europe: Kristin Johannsdottir +354 525 2844 kristin.johannsdottir@nasdaqomx.com

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