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Ventana Research Honors Datawatch Customer Piedmont Henry Hospital With 2012 Leadership Award

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Piedmont Henry Hospital's Patricia Hickey Cited as an Information Technology Leader in Information Applications Category

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) the leading global provider of information optimization solutions, announced today that Patricia Hickey, Senior Clinical Analyst, Information Technology Services, a Datawatch customer of Piedmont Henry Hospital, Stockbridge, Georgia has received the 2012 Ventana Research Information Technology Leadership Award in the Information Applications category for its patient management application.  This application allows Piedmont Henry Hospital to achieve a more complete understanding of the processes that impact a patient's experience and has provided the hospital with an enhanced ability to measure and improve these interactions.  The application, which was created through the use of Datawatch's information optimization software, enables Piedmont Henry Hospital to access both structured and semi-structured data sources that had previously been unavailable, offering a 360 degree view of the patient management information.

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"Ventana Research is proud to have selected Patricia Hickey and Piedmont Henry Hospital for this award, recognizing the innovative approach taken in using Datawatch's Information Optimization platform to provide users across the hospital a more accurate and interactive view of patient information," said Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer, Ventana Research. "With data growing at an ever increasing rate and coming from sources other than traditional databases, organizations like Piedmont Henry Hospital will need to find more innovative ways to get a complete view of their business.  This implementation of Datawatch's solutions is a great example of how companies are dealing with this issue and changing the way their businesses work."

"I would like to congratulate Patricia and her team at Piedmont Henry Hospital for this award.  They are a perfect example of how forward-thinking organizations can change how a business operates by using all the information available to them to secure a greater understanding of what really drives them," said Ben Plummer, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Datawatch. "We at Datawatch are committed to delivering the products and services needed by organizations like Piedmont Henry Hospital to optimize the use of every shred of information available to get the whole story about their businesses."

ABOUT DATAWATCH CORPORATION

Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) is a leader in providing information optimization products and solutions that allow organizations to deliver the greatest data variety possible into their big data and analytic applications.  Datawatch provides organizations the ability to integrate structured, unstructured, and semi-structured sources like reports, PDF files, and EDI streams into these applications to provide a 360 degree perspective of the issues and opportunities that exist in their businesses. With more than 40,000 organizations worldwide using Datawatch's products and services, including 99 of the Fortune 100, it is obvious that businesses of every type can benefit from the power and flexibility of Datawatch's industry leading solutions. Datawatch is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts with offices in London, Munich, Singapore, Sydney and Manila, with partners and customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.datawatch.com.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such statements, including but not limited to those relating to results of operations, contained herein are based on current expectations, but are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. The factors that could cause actual future results to differ materially from current expectations include the following: risks associated with the continuing weak global economy; risks associated with fluctuations in quarterly operating results due, among other factors, to the size and timing of large customer orders; the volatility of Datawatch's stock price; limitations on the effectiveness of internal controls; rapid technological change; Datawatch's dependence on the introduction of new products and possible delays in those introductions; competition in the software industry; Datawatch's dependence on its principal products, proprietary software technology and software licensed from third parties; risks associated with international sales; risks associated with indirect distribution channels; the adequacy of Datawatch's sales returns reserve; risks associated with a subscription sales model; risks associated with acquisitions, including the recent acquisition of intellectual property from Math Strategies; Datawatch's dependence on its ability to hire and retain skilled personnel; disruption or failure of Datawatch's technology systems that may result from a natural disaster, cyber-attack or other catastrophic event; and uncertainty and additional costs that may result from evolving regulation of corporate governance and public disclosure. Further information on factors that could cause actual results to differ from those anticipated is detailed in various publicly-available documents, which include, but are not limited to, filings made by Datawatch from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to, those appearing in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2011 and Form 10-Q for the quarters ended December 31, 2011, March 31, 2012 and June 30, 2012.   Any forward-looking statements should be considered in light of those factors.

Investor Contact:

Datawatch Investor Relations         
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Phone: (978) 441-2200 ext. 8323

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Datawatch Corporation
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Phone: (978) 441-2200 ext. 8238
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