SOURCE: Asure Software

November 25, 2008 08:00 ET

Asure Software Awarded "Intel® Certified Solutions Program" Security Certification

Meeting Room Manager Successfully Passes the Intel® Certified Solutions Program Requirements

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - November 25, 2008) - Asure Software (NASDAQ: ASUR), a leading provider of workforce management solutions, announced today its collaboration with Intel and SpikeSource and its certification in the Intel® Certified Solutions Program.

The Intel® Certified Solutions Program, leverages the SpikeSource Solutions Factory™, a proven automated platform for assembling, testing, packaging, and updating software solutions that provides significant business value and benefit for members of the Intel® Software Partner Program. It allows Partner Program members to certify their solution for specific Intel technologies and demonstrate that their solution has met specific security standards.

The Intel Certified Solutions Program allowed Asure to certify the security of its NetSimplicity Meeting Room Manager (MRM) scheduling software. The certification allows Asure Software to enhance the industry's leading meeting room scheduling solution and provide customers with the following significant business value:

--  Peace of mind with a quality, more secure software product
--  Ongoing security and quality improvements
--  Continuous certification of new revisions of Meeting Room Manager
    product features and enhancements
--  Increased customers trust and confidence

The latest release of Meeting Room Manager has met the rigorous specific security standards required to receive the "Intel Certified Powered by Spikesouce" designation.

"Being awarded the 'Intel Certified Powered by SpikeSource' is a major achievement for Meeting Room Manager, as it provides increased confidence and trust for our Customers that Meeting Room Manager is a secure and reliable application for deployment within their Enterprise. This certification is consistent with our commitment to provide our customers secure, robust, cost-effective and affordable solutions," said Kirk Norsworthy, Vice President of Engineering at Asure Software. "Our Certified solutions are highlighted as having completed the certification process, providing end users with this additional information to help in their buying decisions."

The Intel Certified Solutions Program provides significant business value and enables Asure Software to deliver high quality, secure software products that are enabled for Intel technologies and free of all known significant security vulnerabilities.


The latest version of Meeting Room Manager (MRM) is generally available now.

About Asure

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Asure Software (ASUR), (a d/b/a of Forgent Networks, Inc.), empowers small to mid-size organizations and divisions of large enterprises to operate more efficiently, increase worker productivity and reduce costs through a comprehensive suite of on-demand workforce management software and services. Asure's market-leading suite includes products that optimize workforce time and attendance tracking, benefits enrollment and tracking, pay stubs and W2 documentation, expense management, meeting and event management, and asset tracking and reservations. With additional offices in Seekonk, Mass., Vancouver, British Columbia, and Mumbai, India, Asure serves 3,500 customers around the world. For more information, please visit

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