NOW Solutions Supplies Municipal Government in the State of California With The Power of emPath(TM)

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon 31 years of leadership in the HRMS marketplace, NOW Solutions, LLC, a majority owned subsidiary of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc., today announced a large municipal government in the State of California has selected emPath(TM) 6.2 for in-house management of its human resources and payroll needs.

emPath(TM), a Web-based HRMS solution, is a clear expression of supreme efficiency and grand performance. Tightly integrating the organization's human resources and payroll functions, emPath(TM) provides comprehensive administrative and workflow capabilities, as well as employee empowerment via employee and manager self-service.

"This municipal government was seeking a strong partner who was able to meet the unique operational needs of their organization -- now and in the future," said Carmelina Uggenti, Vice President Sales & Marketing, NOW Solutions. "To be chosen by another government entity underscores NOW Solutions' commitment to public sector entities that are leveraging human resources management as part of their government strategies for tomorrow."

By capitalizing on the power of emPath(TM), this municipal organization is maximizing the return on its investment by taking its IT strategy to the next level. NOW Solutions' continued success can be attributed to the robust, Web- based features and flexibility of their products. emPath(TM) provides a low total cost of ownership and a high return on investment while enabling users to improve decision-making capabilities with an integrated HR/payroll solution.

About NOW Solutions, LLC

NOW Solutions, LLC, a majority owned subsidiary of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc., is a best-of-breed HRMS and payroll 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. NOW Solutions is a respected business partner serving hundreds of 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, San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto to serve its customers. Information on NOW Solutions and its products can be obtained on the World Wide Web at

About Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.

Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. is a multinational provider of Web services, underpinning Web technologies, and administrative software services through its Global Partners System, a worldwide distribution network. Vertical provides Web applications and services targeted at specific market needs in business and government organizations, such as emergency response, news media, procurement, education, ecommerce, and human resources. Vertical also provides underpinning Web and Internet technologies that can be leveraged across all of its target markets. Vertical's software products include the Emily(TM) XML Enabler Agent, ResponseFlash(TM), SiteFlash(TM), UniversityFlash(TM), Newsflash(TM), and the Focal Point Search Engine(TM). For more information on Vertical Computer Systems, visit the company's Web site at

For more information on NOW Solutions, please contact:
Marianne Franklin
President & Chief Executive Officer
NOW Solutions, LLC
(905) 671-9888