SOURCE: Spescom Software Inc

December 06, 2005 08:00 ET

Spescom Releases eB Suite 14.3.1

Constellation Energy and Others Benefit From Several New Features and Enhancements

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 6, 2005 -- Spescom Software, Inc, (OTC BB: SPCO) a leading provider of enterprise content and configuration management solutions, has released the latest version of its flagship product, eB Suite 14.3.1.

New and enhanced features include 24/7 reliability through automated fail over of servers; increased performance for high-volume bulk loading and import of data; and distributed vaulting to support disaster recovery and global content storage. The release also adds built-in health reporting and performance monitoring.

eB version 14.3.1 is based on the latest Microsoft and Internet technologies, and features an open architecture. It can be accessed and extended through Web Services, MS Visual Studio, and ASP.NET using the eB Application Developer SDK.

Several large enterprise customers, including Constellation Energy, participated in beta testing and are planning to implement the official release. As an early adopter, Constellation Energy obtained FCS (First Customer Ship) versions, which helped it incorporate some of the new features and enhancements into its project rollout schedules.

Constellation Energy is currently in the migration process of several million documents from a legacy system at its Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. It has already taken advantage of the increased throughput rates of up to 42,000 documents per hour offered by eB version 14.3.1.

Alan Kiraly, vice president of Spescom product development said, "eB 14.3.1 demonstrates Spescom's leadership position and its ability to apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve real-world customer problems. Working closely with our customers and technology providers like Microsoft, we can provide enterprise-class solutions without the complexity and cost of traditional systems."

As a customer-driven organization, Spescom has worked closely with it customers to recognize new features and enhancements that help businesses compete in a dynamic and competitive world. Spescom's customer awareness program is the cornerstone for transposing customer knowledge into the eB product. This results in increased efficiencies for human performance, reliability, security, safety and the data quality processes.

Spescom Software's CEO, Keith Stentiford, added, "We all excited about the future of eB. Along with the release, there are many new initiatives underway that will continue to differentiate us from our competition and make us a high-value partner for our customers. Spescom's ability to quickly deliver solutions for dynamic, regulated and complex applications demonstrates that we offer the best architecture available for meeting our customer needs."

About Spescom Software

Spescom Software 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.

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

About Spescom eB

eB® is a registered trademark of Spescom Software, Inc. (OTC BB: SPCO). eB comprises an extensive set of software components that together form the foundation for an extremely flexible and powerful information management platform. eB's components include: content/document management; requirements management; records management; item management; change management; configuration management and workflow. These components are tightly integrated with leading CAD, GIS, office and email applications to capture, store and view information. The full functionality of eB is available via a set of API's that enable the rapid definition and deployment of customer-specific solutions and integration with other line-of-business applications including: ERP, EAM, SCM and project management products.

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.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Keith Stentiford
    Spescom Software, Inc.
    Tel 858-625-3000

    John Low
    Spescom Software, Inc.
    Tel 858-625-3000

    Ron Both/Geoffrey Plank
    Liolios Group, Inc.
    Tel 949-574-3860