SPL WorldGroup to showcase at DistribuTECH its integrated utility software suite

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SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SPL WorldGroup Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical software solutions for the global utility market,will demonstrate the power, capabilities and competitive advantages that can be gained from its newly expanded and integrated end-to-end enterprise operational software solutions.

Already an acknowledged leader in the utility software market, the acquisition of CES' utility outage and distribution management solutions in July 2004 and merger with Synergen and its Enterprise Asset & Work Management and Mobile Workforce Management solutions in December 2004 has made SPL WorldGroup a greater force in the enterprise solution space by offering a powerful utility-specific set of software applications for customer care and billing, enterprise asset and work management, mobile workforce management, and outage and distribution management. Utility customers can now rely on one company for any of these best-of-breed solutions or purchase them as a pre-integrated suite, avoiding the lengthy and costly multi-vendor sourcing process.

Utility industry professionals, press and analysts are invited to take the opportunity to have a hands-on experience to learn more about these proven products and the integrated software suite Jan. 25-27 at the DistribuTECH 2005 Conference & Exhibition at the San Diego Convention Center. SPL will be located at booth number 1118. Members of the press and industry analysts can schedule appointments in advance for a demonstration or interview with an SPL executive by contacting Sharon Close, manager of public relations at SPL at 925-658-1007 or sharon_close@splwg.com.

About SPL
SPL (www.splwg.com) delivers the proven software applications that help utilities around the world achieve competitive advantage and excellence in business performance, while ensuring a lower total cost of technology ownership. SPL solutions in customer care and billing, enterprise asset and work management, mobile workforce management, and outage and distribution management are specifically designed for energy, water, and service companies. Working with systems-integration and technology partners around the world, SPL has an unparalleled record of implementation success. SPL focuses on clients' return on investment and fosters long-term relationships based on confidence and trust.

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