Quorum Information Technologies Inc.

Quorum Information Technologies Inc.

June 12, 2006 13:06 ET

Quorum Embarks on a Cross-Canada Tour Co-Sponsored by General Motors and Microsoft'R'

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - June 12, 2006) - Quorum Information Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:QIS) (Quorum) announced today that it will visit five cities in Canada (Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa and Toronto) to meet with General Motors of Canada Ltd. (GMCL) Dealers and Saturn Retailers. The trip is co-sponsored by Microsoft and the meetings will be held in GM and GMAC Zone offices. Dealers will be provided with insights into the new General Motors Integrated Dealership Management System (IDMS) program and be shown Quorum's new Real-Time Dashboard powered by Microsoft's SQL Server 2005.

Quorum's cross-Canada tour will give GMCL Dealers and Saturn Retailers a first-hand look at the benefits of the GM IDMS program and Quorum's IDMS solution - XSELLERATOR™. XSELLERATOR is Quorum's proprietary Dealership Management System (DMS) software, a completely integrated, Windows-based DMS that automates and streamlines automobile dealerships' Sales, Service, Parts, Accounting and CRM processes. In addition, both existing and prospective XSELLERATOR customers attending these events will get a look at Quorum's new reporting portal, the Real-Time Dashboard powered by Microsoft's SQL Server 2005, which will provide easy and immediate access to dealerships' key business information on a real-time basis.

"Combining forces with the leading automotive manufacturer and the leading provider of people-ready software in North America, Quorum expects to have a significant impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of automotive dealerships," said Maury Marks, President and CEO of Quorum. "We are going where no Dealership Management System provider has gone before in this industry and we believe that it will revolutionize how business is done."

GMCL Dealers and Saturn Retailers will be invited to this tour directly by GMCL.

About Quorum:

Quorum's focus is on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its XSELLERATOR™ product for the automotive vertical. XSELLERATOR is a dealership and customer management software product which automates, integrates and streamlines every department in a dealership. Quorum currently has over 18% of the GM dealership market in Canada making it the third largest supplier of Dealership Management Systems for GM in Canada. Quorum was also recently named General Motors' IDMS Supplier for North America. Quorum is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and managed ISV.

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Contact Information

  • Quorum Information Technologies Inc.
    Craig F. Nieboer
    V.P. & CFO
    (403) 777-0035 Ext. 110
    (403) 777-0039 (FAX)
    Email: NieboerC@QuorumIS.com
    Quorum Information Technologies Inc.
    #200, 6715 8 Street N.E.
    Calgary, AB T2E 7H7
    Website: www.QuorumIS.com