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Press Release:

 

For Immediate Release:

Aspire Technologies Inc. Voted a Frontrange Solutions Top Technology Partner of 2002:

Award Recipient Honored at Annual Partner Summit in Colorado Springs, Colorado:


Colorado Springs, Colo. (September 20, 2002) – FrontRange Solutions Inc., the developer of customer relationship management (CRM) GoldMine® and HEAT® product lines, today announced that it has honored Aspire Technologies as one of its top Technology Partners of the year for its QuoteWerks software. Awards were given at the company’s annual partner summit in Colorado Springs, CO.

"FrontRange’s Technology Partners play a strategic role in providing complete product solutions and in helping customers and partners maximize the value of GoldMine® and HEAT®. This is highly valued by FrontRange in growing market penetration, building brand equity, and creating very satisfied and loyal end customers," said Brian Stout, Vice President of Business Development at FrontRange Solutions.



Global Developer of the Year:


Voted on by the entire assembly of FrontRange Solutions Partners and FrontRange employees, the Global Developer of the Year award went to Aspire Technologies, Inc., the developer of QuoteWerks. This award honors the Technology Partner that exhibits strong product innovation, while being highly respected and admired by customers, partners, and peers. Also recognized is the value of the product innovation in providing a complete solution for end users.

"We have worked closely with FrontRange's customers, VAR channel, and staff to produce the best quoting and ordering add-on solution for GoldMine. It is an honor to have won the FrontRange Global Developer of the Year Award. This award recognizes our commitment to FrontRange's customers, and strengthens our relationship with FrontRange," said John Lewe, President of Aspire Technologies.

QuoteWerks won the 2002 Best-in-Class Users Choice Award. What makes this award so special is that the people who actually use the software get to vote and our QuoteWerks users voted QuoteWerks as the "Best-in-Class." Read the press release: http://www.quotewerks.com/pressreleases/2002userchoiceaward.asp

QuoteWerks (formerly "Quote Pro") has been shipping since 1994, and has been integrated with GoldMine® starting in 1995 with GoldMine® 2.5. QuoteWerks is used by a variety of professionals in a wide variety of industries. An ideal package for any sales force, it is also used in the organization by the customer service, purchasing, and accounting departments. Small and large organizations can benefit from QuoteWerks’ ability to automate the entire sales process.

QuoteWerks strengths are found in its comprehensive integration with contact management solutions like GoldMine®. Building on that strength, QuoteWerks even integrates with other GoldMine® add-on products such as FaxRush®.

QuoteWerks 3.0 integrates with GoldMine® 4.0, 5.0, 5.5, 5.7 and GoldMine® FrontOffice 2000. There are few other products that have the level of GoldMine® integration that QuoteWerks does. You will find that QuoteWerks is the most comprehensive quoting solution in the market place.



About Aspire Technologies, Inc.:

A privately held company, Aspire Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1993 under the name Creative Software. Corporate headquarters is located at 7041 Grand National Drive, Suite 207, Orlando, FL 32819. The company focuses on quoting/ordering software integration with leading contact management software such as ACT!™, GoldMine®, Maximizer®, Outlook®, SalesLogix®, and TeleMagic®. Aspire’s top selling product is QuoteWerks 3.0. Selling to a variety of markets, Aspire Technologies, Inc. has developed a unique niche of workgroup enabled quoting software for use across the enterprise. (http://www.quotewerks.com)



About FrontRange Solutions Inc.:

FrontRange Solutions Inc. develops software and solutions that allow organizations to deliver extraordinary customer relationships and service. An international market leader in customer-centric software for almost 15 years, the company is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with offices in Los Angeles, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Australia and Singapore.

Solutions include: industry-leading GoldMine® software family for customer relationship management (CRM), team-based contact management and sales force automation; and the award-winning HEAT® software line for world-class customer service and support. FrontRange drives business decisions for profitability in market-leading companies such as Shell Oil, Coca-Cola, Chevron, Prudential Securities, Electricite de France, Mack Trucks, Turner News Network and Salomon Smith Barney.

Industry awards for FrontRange include Software Magazine’s "Hot 500," Call Center Magazine Product of Year, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Best Software, Users Choice Awards and PC Magazine "Editors' Choice."

For more information on FrontRange, call (800) 776-7889 or visit www.frontrange.com.



Note: "GoldMine, HEAT, and other FrontRange products and brands are registered trademarks or trademarks of FrontRange Solutions Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other products and brands are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners/companies."