Vertical Computer Systems Strengthens Security Suite Offering By Acquiring Exclusive Rights for StatePointPlus in Government and Healthcare in the United States and Canada

Fort Worth, TX, March 14, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE)– Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VCSY)( announced today that it is has acquired exclusive rights to market StatePointPlus to government and healthcare users in the United States and Canada as well as for all users in Brazil. VCSY had already acquired the same partial exclusivity rights from CW International, LLC (CWI) with regard to IA (formerly ImmuneApp).

IA and StatePointPlus are part of VCSY’s security suite of products. In keeping with the movement in the software industry toward the software as a service model (SaaS), the security suite is named the Baseline Management Solution and is offered on a managed service basis.

VCSY has aggressively been making sales presentations of its Baseline Management Solution throughout the United States and Canada to various entities, including cities and other government agencies, as well as public companies subject to Sarbanes-Oxley reporting. NOW Solutions, Inc. (NOW Solutions), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VCSY, is also making presentations of the Baseline Management Solution to its customer base.

"In an era where security of a network has become a paramount concern, VCSY believes we have a very compelling service with our Baseline Management Solution,” said Richard Wade, President and CEO of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. “By securing these exclusivity rights to StatePointPlus, VCSY becomes the only company in the United States and Canada that can offer IA and StatePointPlus as part of its Baseline Management Solution for the government and healthcare sectors."

With the combination of IA and StatePointPlus, not only will Vertical be able to provide the most secure environment available but the most efficiently managed,” commented Sean Chumura of CW International. “The Baseline Management Solution takes the gray areas of computer security and network management out of the daily routines and lets administrators to focus on their core abilities to help the companies they work for, expand and grow without losing control of their networks.

IA and StatePointPlus comprise the Baseline Management Solution, a complete security suite of software programs. IA is a client application that resides with the Microsoft operating system and shields computers within a protected network. StatePointPlus is a client application that allows mirroring of a system, keeping server data synchronized at any distance (local or remote), in real time. StatePointPlus enables a company to remotely monitor and repair the state of any computer system across the enterprise relative to its desired baseline from a central location. In addition, StatePointPlus can baseline regulatory compliance and IT best practice initiatives and automate the assurance of staying compliant with the areas being monitored. StatePointPlus can also do the same for any of the IT Compliance areas of other important regulatory compliance requirements.

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. With the exception of historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release involve risk and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement.


Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VCSY) is a provider of administrative software, Internet core technologies, and derivative software application products through its distribution network. VCSY's main administrative software product is emPath®, which is developed and distributed by NOW Solutions, Inc., the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary. VCSY's primary Internet core technologies include SiteFlash, ResponseFlash, NewsFlash, and the Emily XML Scripting Language, which can be used to build web services. VCSY also markets three security products that make up its security suite (ImmuneApp, StatePointPlus® and CKM®). Information on VCSY and its products can be obtained on the World Wide Web at

About NOW Solutions, Inc.

NOW Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc., is a Human Resources Management System (HRMS) software and business solutions provider. A pioneer in HRMS solutions, NOW Solutions provides the capabilities companies need to manage their ever-changing workplace in the face of today's complex requirements through its main product, emPath®, which consists of a fully secure web based HRMS suite as well as a hosted solution. Recruiting, position control, benefits, absence and attendance tracking, employee reviews, career planning, payroll, employee/manager self-service and a powerful full featured workflow engine to reduce or eliminate paper, are among the many features of emPath®. NOW Solutions is a respected business partner serving customers throughout the United States and Canada. NOW Solutions' presence can be found in industries including education, for-profit services, healthcare, high technology and communications, insurance, manufacturing, natural resources, not-for-profit, public sector, retail, transportation, and utilities. NOW Solutions has offices in Fort Worth, Toronto and Brazil to serve its customers. Information on NOW Solutions and its products can be obtained on the World Wide Web at

Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
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NOW Solutions, Inc.
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