D -Tools and Tigerpaw Software Announce Relationship for CRM Solution

Firms plan co-development to link CRM+, System Integrator software packages

CONCORD, CA, August 23, 2005 - D -Tools, a worldwide leader in software for the low -voltage systems integration industry, announced today that Tigerpaw Software, Inc., a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for small and midsize businesses, has embarked on a development relationship that will provide CRM functionality and business process optimization to D -Tools System Integrator 4.5 (SI 4.5) software.


Tigerpaw Software has provided comprehensive CRM, sales force automation, service management and inventory control software for more than 20 years. Over 10,000 users currently enjoy the ease -of -use, power, flexibility, and security of its integrated business suite, Tigerpaw CRM+. Its latest version provides integrated project management capabilities along with progressive billing and subcontractor management.

"The D -Tools System Integration software solution has been very effective at enabling system integrators to manage the business processes associated with designing, engineering and documenting systems," said Adam Stone, D -Tools president. "We are extremely excited about the partnership with Tigerpaw Software as we seek to offer integrators a complete business solution that also manages the important relationship every company must have with their customers."

"Clearly, D -Tools SI and Tigerpaw CRM+ have the potential to fit together exceptionally well," says Dave Foxall, Tigerpaw chief executive officer. "We are quite excited about the promise of this unique partnership."

D -Tools System Integrator software has been enormously successful since it was created; it has received recognition from industry peers as offering the best business productivity solution in the commercial and residential marketplace. And, the company says, its relationship with Tigerpaw Software will further bolster its offering of cutting -edge business efficiency software solutions.

About D -Tools, Inc.
D -Tools is a worldwide leader in easy -to -use, highly accurate system design software. The company, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, offers a wide range of products and services created to simplify the complicated design, engineering, documentation and estimating processes that accompany residential and commercial installation projects of any size. D -Tools is the recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association's Mark of Excellence Award (2004, 2005), National Systems Contractors Association and Sound and Video Contractor's Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award (2004, 2005) and CE Pro's High Impact Award for Design Software.

For more information, contact D -Tools at (866) 386 -6571, e -mail at info@d -tools.com or visit D -Tools online at www.d -tools.com.

About Tigerpaw Software
Tigerpaw Software is a leading developer of customer relationship management and business process optimization products, with a reputation for providing big -company solutions to small and midsize businesses for more than 20 years. Tigerpaw Software's award -winning software suite empowers thousands of businesses to manage and automate their marketing, sales, service and inventory functions. The company is located at 2201 Thurston Circle, Suite 7, Bellevue, Neb. 68005; Phone: 800.704.9009, Fax: 402.592.7317

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