MONTREAL, June 14 /CNW Telbec/ - Speedware Ltd. is proud to announce that
it has won first place in the 2007 Alpha Contest, sponsored by the St. Laurent
Chamber of Commerce. The Alpha contest showcases businesses located in the
borough of St. Laurent who have demonstrated superior performance over the
past year. The winners were announced at a gala event held at the Sheraton
Four Points Hotel on May 23, 2007.
This was the 23rd edition of the contest, providing recognition and
visibility to companies chosen as finalists in a variety of categories.
Winners are selected by a jury of businessmen and women and judged on criteria
such as administration, personnel management, strategic development,
accomplishments and successes, all occurring in 2006. Speedware won first
place in the Manufacturing - Electronic, Electric and Computer Products
category, displaying increases in revenue and profitability, a new product
release, the addition of new employees and customer support re-certification.
"As a first-time participant in the contest, we are obviously thrilled to
have won first place in our category. Our growth, in terms of revenues,
customers and product offerings, was instrumental to our winning this contest.
Due to strategic planning and timely restructuring, we have benefited from an
expanded market reach," said Andy Kulakowski, General Manager of Speedware.
"We would like to thank our employees for their hard work and we look forward
to participating again next year, hopefully with the same outcome," he added.
Speedware Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activant Solutions Inc., is
a leading provider of enterprise software solutions. The company provides a
complete suite of legacy modernization and migration solutions, business
intelligence tools and application development solutions. Speedware has been
dedicated to helping companies modernize their business applications for over
30 years. With a distribution network spanning 35 countries, Speedware offers
market leaders the end-to-end solutions that allow them to react quickly to
the needs of a changing business. For more information, visit Speedware at
This announcement relating to Activant and Speedware (together the
"Company") may contain statements that are forward looking within the meaning
of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended, such as
statements concerning trends, future revenues, technology, products, services
or contractual relationships, or the Company's execution. These statements are
based on current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties which
could materially affect the Company's results, including, without limitation,
market demand for products and technology, the Company's ability to
successfully execute, meet contractual obligations, and satisfy customer
requirements or expectations, the integration and utilization of the Company's
technology and products with technology and products supplied by others,
customer acceptance of the Company's products or services, and the retention
and deployment of skilled service providers. Except to the extent required by
applicable securities laws, we undertake no obligation to update or publicly
revise any of the forward-looking statements. Please refer to our quarterly
report under Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2007 and the Prospectus
filed under Amendment No. 1 to Form S-4 on January 12, 2007, each of which can
be found through the Activant investor relations website at
www.activant.com/company/investors, for a full discussion of the risks and
Note: Activant and the stylized Activant logo design are registered
trademarks of Activant Solutions Inc. and Speedware is a registered
trademark of Speedware Ltd. All other trademarks are the property of
their respective owners.
For further information:
For further information: Dani Knezevic, Speedware Ltd., (514) 747-7007,
ext. 8404, firstname.lastname@example.org