TomorrowNow Inc.

September 12, 2005 08:01 ET

Barrie Hydro Distribution Moves to TomorrowNow for J.D. Edwards World Maintenance and Support; TomorrowNow Continues Its Global Reach with First Canadian Client

BRYAN, Texas--(CCNMatthews - Sep 12, 2005) -

TomorrowNow Inc., the leading provider of third-party support for PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards applications, today announced the signing of an agreement with Barrie Hydro Distribution Inc., a Canadian company that owns and operates electricity distribution infrastructure in the City of Barrie and local communities within Simcoe County, Ontario. Barrie Hydro will replace its current vendor's maintenance and support agreement with TomorrowNow Support Services to reduce its annual maintenance costs nearly 50 percent and extend the life of its applications up to 10 years.

Under terms of the agreement, TomorrowNow will provide support for Barrie Hydro's J.D. Edwards World applications, including Finance, Distribution, Manufacturing, Plant and Equipment Maintenance, Rate-Based Scheduling, Contract Management and Billing, and Canadian HR/Payroll.

"Barrie Hydro is continuously looking to reduce costs while maintaining excellent service," said Barb Gray, vice president of Administration and Finance at Barrie Hydro Distribution. "We believe TomorrowNow will meet our objectives."

"We're pleased to add Barrie Hydro to our growing list of clients, particularly as our first Canadian Payroll client headquartered in Canada," said Andrew Nelson, president and CEO of TomorrowNow. "Public Utilities are faced with significant budgetary and operational challenges. TomorrowNow is well prepared to provide the low cost, high quality support that meets the needs of government and regulatory agencies, and we are pleased to be providing Barrie Hydro with outstanding support services at a more appropriate cost."

About Barrie Hydro Distribution Inc.

Barrie Hydro Distribution Inc. ("Barrie Hydro") is a corporation incorporated under the laws of Ontario and the Local Distribution Company (LDC) that owns and operates the electricity infrastructure, distributing a safe, reliable supply of electricity to homes and businesses within its service areas within the City of Barrie and local communities in Simcoe County. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barrie Hydro Holdings Inc.

About TomorrowNow, Inc.

TomorrowNow, Inc. is the most experienced third-party provider of PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards software maintenance and support. TomorrowNow Support Services offer up to 10-year support periods with new fixes, 24x7 product support with 30-minute response, quality tax and regulatory updates, highly responsive support engineers, and significant financial savings. Fortune 500, mid-market, and public sector organizations from nearly every industry sector have selected TomorrowNow as their maintenance and support vendor of choice. Please visit our website at to learn more about TomorrowNow Support Services, our clients, and see what's being written about TomorrowNow; or contact us at 925-931-1350.

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