Vertical Computer Systems Strengthens IT Security and Compliance Offering with Agreement as Value Added Reseller of StatePointPlus®

Fort Worth, TX, May 15, 2006 - Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VCSY) announced today that the company and its subsidiaries have acquired the rights to be a value-added reseller of StatePointPlus®. As a value-added reseller, VCSY may market and distribute the software as a managed service or on a license sale basis. VCSY may register prospective customers for six months on an exclusive basis.

StatePointPlus® is an intelligent System Baseline Management (SBM) patented technology that improves information technology management by providing a highly cost-effective complete inventory of network hardware, giving a complete picture of all existing workstations, servers, and software on a network. The technology also provides a self-healing function to reverse unauthorized changes to systems and ensuring information technology IT systems are in compliance with company policy and strategy including HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley provisions dealing with information technology. System administrators can manage all functions remotely. The system was originally developed by Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC to control the integrity of computer systems used to perform critical analysis and real-time plant parameter monitoring in the highly regulated commercial nuclear power industry.

"StatePointPlus® is a complementary product for ImmuneApp and bolsters our offering by providing comprehensive systems to prevent contamination and theft, ensure compliance, and improve enterprise management for IT systems," said Richard Wade, President and CEO of VCSY. "StatePointPlus® will be sold separately or as a package with ImmuneApp which recently reached an agreement (see May 3, 2006 announcement) with VCSY to provide system security capability," Wade said. "The StatePointPlus® automated and expedited compliance assurance features will yield tremendous savings for companies electing to use the product for dealing with complex compliance issues," Wade said.

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(r), 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. Information on Vertical 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(r), which consists of a fully secure web based HRMS suite. 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

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