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Emtex Acquires Option Software Systems Inc. to Provide End-to-End Document Production Management

Press release from the issuing company

Boca Raton FL, May 12, 2005— Emtex Software, the leading provider of document output management solutions, is pleased to announce that it has acquired, Option Software Systems Inc. a privately held Californian based company that specializes in state-of-the-art operations management, workflow and scheduling solutions to better and more efficiently manage high volume document production sites. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. This acquisition broadens Emtex Software's portfolio of integrated output management solutions, adds valuable expertise and establishes a document production workflow framework which enables Emtex to continue to deliver higher value to its growing customer base. All of the solutions in the Option Software Suite, in particular, PROM and WorkFlow are designed to streamline information access and centralize operational control, maximizing productivity while reducing costs. PROM monitors the entire print environment and may be configured according to the unique business needs of an organization. Adding Option Soft solutions to the Emtex portfolio places Emtex in a position to uniquely offer JDF/JMF compliant workflow solutions for POD, transactional, convergent and ADF environments enabling complete operations management, control and reporting through a single source. Through a tighter integration with Emtex’s VIP/VDE and FlexServer products, Emtex will offer a centralized, easy to use interface for managing, scheduling, and controlling the entire production workflow from a single vendor. “This acquisition provides us with strong products and a great team, enhances our customer synergies and expands our Output Management solution offering in overall workflow management” commented Tim Moylan, CEO of Emtex Software. “Strategically, Option Software complements our existing product line very well and ideally positions us to develop and offer compelling new end-to-end document management solutions for both transactional and convergent workflows.” "We are excited to become a part of Emtex Team," said Michael Nourani president of Option Software. "We are impressed with Emtex’s management team, outstanding products and the commitment and vision of creating modular and all encompassing document management solutions for the industry. We are very excited with opportunity to be part of world class document management solutions.”