Product News: Software

Shop Floor Manufacturing Software supports Microsoft Vista.

Press Release Summary:

August 8, 2007 - Designed to help manage processes and changes that occur in job shops on daily basis, JobBOSS® v10 provides vendor price breaks to ensure accurate material pricing, as well as flexibility for transferring raw materials from job back to stock. Program also includes optimized raw stock look-ups in both Order Processing and Purchasing, helping users find materials to place on jobs or purchase orders.

Exact Software North America - Bloomington, MN

Original Press Release

Exact Software Announces Release of JobBOSS 10

Press release date: May 15, 2007

Latest Version Offers Microsoft Vista Compatibility Along With Usability Enhancements

MINNEAPOLIS - May 15, 2007 - Exact Software(TM), a leading provider of solutions that connect the people, processes and knowledge essential to an organization, today announced version 10 of Exact JobBOSS®, its industry leading shop floor manufacturing software. JobBOSS 10 provides support for the Microsoft Vista operating system and also includes several usability enhancements and new features designed to improve the ease with which job shops, custom manufacturers and high-tech shops working in the global economy can manage and improve performance.

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Exact JobBOSS is committed to remaining compliant with the latest Microsoft products. With JobBOSS 10, Exact JobBOSS customers will have full compliance with the 32-bit Business Edition versions of Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Vista Enterprise and Vista Ultimate. JobBOSS 10 is one of the first job shop software solutions to be compliant with Windows Vista. As a result, users can take advantage of Vista's major enhancements, which include a new user interface, an improved search engine and more powerful graphics technology. In addition, JobBOSS v10 will continue to run on Windows 2000 and Windows XP workstations.

In addition to Microsoft Vista compliance, JobBOSS 10 offers a number of usability enhancements and new functionality, including vendor price breaks to ensure more accurate material pricing, as well as greater flexibility for transferring raw materials from a job back to stock. JobBOSS 10 also features improved raw stock look-ups in both Order Processing and Purchasing, making it quicker and easier for users to find materials to place on jobs or purchase orders (POs). As a result, job shops and custom manufacturers now have even more powerful capabilities for materials control and full inventory management for raw stock, hardware, supplies and finished goods.

"JobBOSS 10 provides our customers with significant new functionality and enhancements for improved usability, flexibility and performance," said Steve Massey, general manager for Exact JobBOSS. "By upgrading to version 10, JobBOSS users will have even greater visibility and control over all aspects of their shops, helping them to increase productivity and profitability, and achieve their business goals."

Exact JobBOSS is the leader in shop management software for job shops, small to medium-sized make-to-order, engineer-to-order, contract and mixed-mode manufacturers, and has maintained that leadership standing since it was originally developed in Minneapolis, MN in 1984. Customers worldwide benefit from the control that JobBOSS gives them to easily manage all of the processes and changes their shops experience on a daily basis. For more information, please visit exactamerica.com/jobboss.

About Exact Software(TM) Established in 1984, Exact Software is one of the world's leading providers of business software solutions. Its integrated solutions comprise traditional Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) as well as related software solutions such as Human Resource Management (HRM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Project Management and Electronic Workflow.

Exact is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands and has offices in Europe, the Middle East, North and South America, Asia, Australia and Africa. With around 2,600 employees, subsidiaries in more than 40 countries, solutions available in 40 languages, Exact currently serves customers in more than 125 countries across five continents.

Revenues in 2006 amounted to Euros 242.1 million. Exact Holding N.V. has been listed on Eurolist by Euronext Amsterdam since June 1999.

Exact Software North America is a division of Exact Holding N.V. and has its headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts. Exact Software North America is responsible for the management, development, marketing, sales, and services associated with the Exact e-Synergy® and Exact Globe Enterprise(TM) brands in the United States and Canada, and the Exact Macola® ERP, Exact JobBOSS®, Exact MAX®, Exact Alliance®, and Vanguard Business Analytics(TM) brands worldwide. For more information, please visit: exactamerica.com.

Exact Software, Macola, e-Synergy, Globe Enterprise, JobBOSS, MAX, Alliance, Vanguard Business Analytics, and Exact Business Analytics are trademarks or registered trademarks of Exact Holding N.V. and/or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries.