NOW Solutions Wins emPath(TM) Upgrade Approval From a Municipal Government In New Mexico

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- NOW Solutions, LLC, a majority owned subsidiary of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc., today announced the upgrade and licensing of emPath(TM) to a large municipal government in New Mexico.

emPath(TM), a web-based HRIS solution, tightly integrates the organization's human resources and payroll functions. Users have all the information they need at their fingertips to track employee salary and pay details, benefits, skills, absences, performance reviews, as well as fully comprehensive web self-service features.

emPath's comprehensive human resources functionality, coupled with its powerful employee self-service capabilities, will allow this municipal government to better manage their day-to-day human resources and payroll requirements.

"NOW Solutions is helping municipalities discover the benefits of greater operational efficiency and more responsive service to their employees," said Carmelina Uggenti, Vice President Sales & Marketing, NOW Solutions. "By upgrading to emPath(TM), this longstanding customer is part of a growing list of 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 government 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 HRIS and payroll software and business solutions provider. A pioneer in HRIS 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, please contact:
Marianne Franklin
President & Chief Executive Officer
NOW Solutions, LLC
(905) 671-9888