SOURCE: Visual Numerics

October 04, 2005 08:00 ET

Visual Numerics® Partners With Distributors in Spain, Sweden, Poland and Nigeria to Sell Advanced Numerical Analysis and Visualization Tools

Aertia, Norsys, Softbooks and Visual Solutions Limited to Resell IMSL™ Numerical Libraries and PV-WAVE®

SAN RAMON, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 4, 2005 -- Visual Numerics, Inc., a leading provider of numerical analysis and visualization software, today announced that it has partnered with four international distributors: Aertia Software in Spain (serving Portugal as well), Norsys Technology in Sweden (serving all of Scandinavia), Softbooks in Poland, and Visual Solutions Limited in Nigeria, to resell all of Visual Numerics' products including the IMSL™ Numerical Libraries and PV-WAVE®. These distribution partnerships will supplement Visual Numerics' current global sales efforts and help the company expand its business analytics reach into new territories.

The four international distributors are:

--  Spain-based Aertia, which focuses on companies and universities that
    require highly technical and powerful software tools.  Managing Director
    and Founder Juan Manuel Sole, formerly managing director of Addlink
    understands the numerical analysis tools market inside and out.
--  Norsys is a newly established organization based in Sweden and founded
    by Kjell Hegerin, who has owned and operated software distributorships for
    more than 30 years.
--  Softbooks, located in Poland, specializes in scientific software sales
    and also has good relationships with the local universities.  The company's
    founder Fabian Sojka is very knowledgeable of the services and tools Visual
    Numerics provides.
--  Visual Solutions Limited has been established for the sole purpose of
    distributing Visual Numeric' products in Nigeria.
    
"Visual Numerics chose to partner with Aertia, Norsys, Softbooks and Visual Solutions Limited because of their experience in selling scientific and technical software, and the strong relationships they have with key companies and universities in their respective regions," said Phil Fraher, president and CEO of Visual Numerics. "We're delighted to be working closely with all four companies to expand our global reach by bringing the power of advanced numerical analysis and visualization tools to an even larger group of European and African researchers, business analysts and academic institutions."

About Visual Numerics

Visual Numerics® has provided technical software solutions for numerical analysis and visualization for more than three decades. The company's software products help users understand complex data from a variety of sources and build business-critical applications. Visual Numerics offers two product lines: the IMSL Numerical Libraries for powerful mathematical and statistical analysis and the PV-WAVE® visual data analysis development environment. Visual Numerics also offers customized professional services for applications that involve mathematical, statistical, or visual data analysis to meet today's business analytical needs.

Major corporations, academic institutions, and research laboratories worldwide use Visual Numerics' software tools, including such high profile companies as: Bear, Stearns & Company; Barclays Global Investors; Priceline.com; Humana; Sandia National Laboratories; and Boeing Company. This large and diverse customer base is supported through a direct sales force, wholly owned international subsidiaries, and international distributors. For more information about Visual Numerics, please visit www.vni.com.

Trademark Statement:

Visual Numerics and PV-WAVE are registered trademarks of Visual Numerics, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. IMSL, JMSL, JWAVE, TS-WAVE and Knowledge in Motion are trademarks of Visual Numerics, Inc. All other company, product or brand names are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

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