SOURCE: Spescom Software, Inc.

October 17, 2006 08:00 ET

Spescom and Total Resource Management Announce Strategic Partnership

Leading EAM Consultant and Implementer Partners With Spescom

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 17, 2006 -- Spescom Software, Inc. (OTCBB: SPCO), a leading provider of enterprise content and configuration management solutions, announced today the partnership with Total Resource Management, Inc. (TRM). TRM is a technology and consulting firm that provides integrated asset management solutions focused on driving the most return on investment for all enterprise assets and asset management systems.

TRM has extensive expertise and tremendous success in delivering solutions for customers implementing the MRO Enterprise Asset Management solution, Maximo®. TRM's extensive knowledge in the utility and government markets and state-of-the-art process improvement tools and skills, coupled with Spescom's eB to manage complex environments, provide a platform and an ensemble of tools and services for companies to exceed their corporate objectives.

"Given TRM's extensive customer base in the utility, federal, state and local markets, and strong knowledge of the nuclear industry, we are excited about our future with TRM," said Spescom Software CEO Alan Kiraly. "Spescom's current business plan is to develop partnerships with organizations that are leaders in industries where we have limited knowledge and resources. TRM is a great company that fits our stringent criteria. We are excited to have TRM as a partner."

Ray Brisbane, CEO of TRM, added, "Spescom's market leadership in configuration management and the flexibility of Spescom eB®, coupled with synergistic market focus, will create tremendous value in the Government, Utility and Nuclear markets. Economies around the world are seeking to find a solution that delivers a robust, reliable and complete solution that is easy to use. Based on many years of implementation knowledge, leveraged with additional research, TRM is confident that Spescom eB will provide all of the configuration, records and document management services to compliment TRM's comprehensive solution portfolio."

ABOUT TOTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: Total Resource Management, Inc. (TRM) delivers strategic consulting and information technology solutions in an Integrated Asset Management framework. TRM helps organizations improve the management and performance of their enterprise assets, both tangible (facilities, infrastructure, production and logistics) and intangible (technology, business processes and human capital). Over the past decade, the company has supported over 200 clients with asset management technology expertise, professional services and productivity enhancement products that result in significant improvements to their business operations. Its headquarters are located in Alexandria, Virginia and supporting offices are located across the U.S. Total Resource Management's Advanced Technology Centers are located in Virginia, California, Washington, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Hawaii. More information is found at www.trmnet.com.

About Spescom Software

Spescom Software (OTCBB: SPCO) is a leading provider of enterprise content and configuration management solutions. Spescom's advanced software captures, manages and controls all enterprise content in context to the assets, products and processes that it relates to, resulting in improved customer satisfaction, productivity and safety. It achieves this through a tightly integrated suite of document, configuration and records management technologies, combined with a powerful workflow capability that enables the identification of all critical enterprise information, the effective management of change and other business processes and the maintaining of records to ensure regulatory compliance. Spescom, a Microsoft Gold Partner, leverages the Microsoft technology to meet the stringent reliability, throughput and scalability requirements for these highly regulated markets.

Key customers include Entergy, NuStart Energy, Constellation Energy, Continental Express, Ameren UE, City of Dayton, Lloyds Register of Shipping, United Space Alliance, Northeast Utilities, London Underground, Network Rail, Aker Kvaerner, City of Las Vegas, City of Winston Salem, Fayetteville Public Works Commission and many others. www.spescomsoftware.com

Cautionary Statement

Except for historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this release include forward-looking statements that are dependent on certain risks and uncertainties, including such factors, among others, as market acceptance, market demand, pricing, changing regulatory environment, the effect of the company's accounting policies, potential seasonality and other risk factors detailed in the company's SEC filings.

Maximo is a registered trademark of MRO Software, Inc.

Integrated Asset Management is a trademark of Total Resource Management, Inc.

Spescom eB is a registered trademark of Spescom Software, Inc.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Spescom Software, Inc.
    Alan Kiraly, CEO
    John Low, CFO
    Tel 858-625-3000

    Total Resource Management
    Ray Brisbane, CEO
    Liz Ruana, Marketing Director
    703-548-4285
    877-548-5100