Latest Service Pack of award-winning software makes it easier than ever to design, estimate, and document integration of low voltage systems

CONCORD, CA - DECEMBER 13, 2011 - D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced the release of SI SIX Service Pack 1. D-Tools System Integrator is currently used by over 4,400 companies to streamline the estimation, design, and project management processes associated with the installation and integration of low voltage systems. The company recently debuted it's latest version of award-winning software, System Integrator SIX.

SI SIX SP1 continues D-Tools commitment to deliver powerful sales, design and productivity tools to the AV, IT, and Security System Integration markets. In addition to software enhancements, D-Tools has also developed an all new Knowledge Base and Documentation Wiki for SIX. This is continuing to be developed but already features a significant number of information, videos, and tutorials to help users get started with SIX.

"We've been thrilled with the success of SIX and the positive feedback it's received from our users since the launch," said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools, "We are committed to the forward mobility of SIX by continuous development and SP1 is the first step in this process. Our team's whole focus is to create and deliver powerful solutions that provide companies with a solid business foundation to increase their bottom-line and these recent enhancements highlight that focus."

SI SIX SP1 includes the following enhancements:

Offline work: Create and edit projects and drawings when offline (no SIX server connection)
Custom Layouts : Create custom grid layouts on catalog and project views
Excel Reports: Multi project MS-Excel reporting and built in MS-Excel reports .
Resource Calendar: Read only allows views of Work orders and install tasks
Many Productivity Enhancements: Improved project editing, product and package updates, and more.
A complete list of SP1 features, enhancements is available at http://d-tools.mindtouch.us/SIX_Guide/002_Installing_SIX/005_Updating_to_SP1

Please click here to visit the all new SIX Wiki.

Please click here to visit the Getting Started with SIX videos.


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 residential and 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 4,400 leading companies use D-Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D-Tools is a three time recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association's Mark of Excellence Award, multiple recipient of Custom Retailer's Excite Award (2007,2008,2009,2010,2011), Multi-Room Audio Video Awards - Best Installation Aid, National Systems Contractors Association, Sound and Video Contractor's Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award 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, follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/DTools, like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/beatoolor visit D-Tools online at http://www.d-tools.com

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Marketing & PR Manager

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