Constellation Software Inc.

Constellation Software Inc.

March 02, 2009 17:30 ET

Midwest Energy Inc. Selects Cayenta, a Subsidiary of Constellation Software's Harris Subsidiary

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 2, 2009) - Harris Computer Systems ("Harris"), a subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc. ("Constellation") (TSX:CSU), is pleased to announce that Midwest Energy, Inc. has chosen for its Core Enterprise Solution Suite, the Cayenta Enterprise Resource Planning ("Cayenta ERP") Solution. The Cayenta ERP is a comprehensive solution including Cayenta Utilities, Cayenta Financials and Cayenta Operations.

Midwest Energy is a customer-owned electric and natural gas utility located in central and western Kansas. The cooperative has repeatedly achieved significant economies of scale, benefiting its members through low and stable rates. The commitment of Midwest Energy to its members is to operate efficiently, provide reliable service, and minimize costs. Midwest Energy is the largest electric cooperative in the state of Kansas. In 1999, the cooperative was awarded the Kansas Governor's Award of Excellence, as one the state's outstanding existing businesses.

"We view this partnership as essential to building a solid foundation to better serve our customer-owners in the years ahead," states Earnie Lehman, President and General Manager of Midwest Energy. Sharon Dreher, Vice-President of Administrative Services commented, "Cayenta through its solution, methodology and people demonstrated that they are the right solution for Midwest Energy."

"Midwest Energy is a very responsive and effective customer-owned utility and will be an excellent member of the Cayenta family. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with Midwest Energy," remarked Brad Atchison, General Manager for Harris' Cayenta business division. "We are eager to work closely with Midwest Energy on a successful implementation of the Cayenta ERP suite."

Cayenta provides a fully integrated and comprehensive ERP solution for the mid-market. Cayenta provides effective solutions with tremendous value to fiscally responsible utilities and governments.

About Harris:

Harris is a leading provider of utility customer information systems (CIS), billing, and financial management software solutions. Since 1976, Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to public power and water markets as well as all levels of local government throughout North America. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with our customers and ensuring that we meet the changing needs of our customers over time. For further information on Harris Computer Systems, please visit our website at, or call 888-847-7747.

About Constellation:

Constellation's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CSU". Constellation Software is an international provider of market leading software and services to a number of industries across both the public and private sectors. The Company acquires, manages and builds vertical market software businesses that provide mission-critical software solutions to address the specific needs of its customers in those industries.

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