D -Tools Launches New Manufacturer Online Data Library

New online resource for users of D-Tools' award-winning System Integrator software includes social networking capabilities

Contact: Jill Reddy

Marketing & PR Manager
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Tim Bigoness
VP of Sales and Marketing
(925) 270 -4102
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CONCORD, CA - AUGUST 17, 2010 - D -Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software today announced the release of a new Online Data Library on the D -Tools website. This resource for custom integrators and users of D -Tools System Integrator software provides critical information on tens of thousands of products from leading audio/video, energy, IT, and security manufacturers. This searchable online library also enables users to rate products, make comments and requests for more information or incomplete data. The feature can be found at D -Tools website, www.d -tools.com.

The Online Data Library provides a view into D -Tools' comprehensive manufacturer database, giving System Integrators and Manufacturers an easy -to -use resource to search and find detailed product information such as basic features, dimensions, MSRP, and available accessories as well as more detailed information such as images, documentation, and I/Os. Users can comment on and rate each item, or subscribe to be alerted to new additions and updates to the database. This new resource has been designed to promote interactivity among System Integrator users and manufacturers by allowing them to comment and weigh in on the data, creating a community -based environment for the industry.

"We are very proud of the work we have accomplished with our Online Data Library," said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D -Tools. "We have been very active in transforming our company platform to incorporate Web 2.0 functionality and our Data Library provides a useful platform for our users to consume, understand, and comment on vital product information from both our manufacturer MVP partners as well as other leading manufacturers. Data is what drives our software and by combining our new improved methods for data gathering and accuracy with this new online resource we have made it even easier for system integrators to specify, design, and ultimately deliver expert systems for their client engagements."

About D -Tools, Inc.
D -Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software. The company's flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a total design solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio for comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D -Tools SI allows commercial integrators to streamline their business processes to increase overall revenues while reducing the time and costs associated with the installation and integration of low -voltage systems. Over 2,000 leading companies use D -Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D -Tools is the recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association's Mark of Excellence Award (2004, 2005, 2006), 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

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