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Southwest Securities Presents Statements Via the Web With Group 1 Software

Press release from the issuing company

LANHAM, Md., April 22 -- Group 1 Software today announced that Southwest Securities, Inc. has deployed the Web presentment module of Group 1's DOC1 Series 5. Southwest Securities, which has produced customer-focused statements using DOC1 since 2001, now renders statements and other financial documents in real-time for online access by customers and internal users including brokers and advisors. The principal brokerage subsidiary of SWS Group, Inc., Southwest Securities provides securities execution and clearing, full-service securities brokerage, investment banking and capital markets services nationwide. DOC1 Series 5 manages every aspect of a company's critical business documents, from data acquisition and content creation through multi-channel delivery, archiving and Web-based customer care. The DOC1 Present module can be seamlessly integrated within Web sites in a matter of days. DOC1 Present supports multiple presentment formats and local printing options including HTML, GIF, XML/XSLT and PDF. "We've used DOC1 to design and produce customer account statements for nearly five years," said Norman Thompson, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Southwest Securities, Inc. "We recently enhanced our utilization of DOC1 with the deployment of DOC1 Present, which allows our customers to view their statements and 1099s securely on our Web site. Additionally, this technology enables our brokers and financial advisors to access their customers' account statements so they can be more knowledgeable about each customer's relationship with our organization. Consequently, we can provide them with the best possible service." "We're very pleased that Southwest Securities is taking advantage of the solution's modular architecture by licensing additional DOC1 components," said Alan Slater, president of Group 1's DOC1 Division. "Only DOC1 Series 5 offers organizations a single solution to design and generate customer-focused communications as well as present documents on the Web and within a customer care environment. Additionally, DOC1 Series 5 stores documents efficiently for long-term historical archive."