META Group – March 28, 2005 VIA TELECOPY AND OVERNIGHT COURIER META Group, Inc. 208 Harbor Drive PO Box 120061 Stamford, CT 06912-0061 Attn: Mr. CD Hobbs and Mr. John Riley Telecopier No.: (203) 359-8066 Telephone No.: (203) 973-6700 Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe LLP 2775 Sand Hill Road Menlo Park, CA 94025-7019 Attn: Jon E. Gavenman, Esq. Telecopier No.: (650) 324-0638 Telephone No.: (650) 233-8539 Dear CD and John: (March 30th, 2005)
This letter agreement is entered into in connection with the Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement) by and among Gartner, Inc. (Gartner), Green Falcon, Inc. (Merger Sub) and META Group, Inc. (META) dated as of December 26, 2004. Capitalized terms used in this letter agreement but not defined herein shall have the meanings provided for in the Merger Agreement.