SAN DIEGO -- February 11, 2003 -- Wynne Systems, the leader in business software for the equipment rental industry, today announced it has integrated the RentalMan® business software system with Qualcomm's GlobalTRACS™ equipment management system. Wynne Systems' RentalMan suite of software solutions enables its users to streamline critical business operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, equipment maintenance, rental and sales management, and sales analysis. Qualcomm's GlobalTRACS system data, now integrated with RentalMan, enables Wynne customers to incorporate accurate and timely equipment operating information into their existing operations system without installing new IT infrastructure.
"As the market-leading software provider in the rental industry, Wynne Systems is an ideal integration partner for Qualcomm," said Tim Lewis, senior director of construction equipment operations, Qualcomm Wireless Business Solutions. "The integration of the GlobalTRACS system with RentalMan provides a critical advantage to equipment rental companies seeking to incorporate wireless equipment management solutions by Qualcomm into their existing business operations."
"Qualcomm and Wynne Systems launched the integrated RentalMan Dispatch Module for OmniTRACS and OmniExpress a year ago," said Mike Stilwagner, director of Wynne Systems. "We are excited to now include the GlobalTRACS system as well, providing a comprehensive operations management solution for the construction and rental industries."
The GlobalTRACS equipment management system allows users to remotely monitor engine hours and location information for construction equipment from all manufacturers. GlobalTRACS delivers value to equipment rental fleets and contractors by reducing maintenance costs, reducing equipment theft and misuse, and improving customer service.
Founded in 1992, Wynne Systems, Inc., is the leading developer of software specifically for the construction equipment industry. Its trademark product, RentalMan, provides the most complete and customizable market application suite designed to yield maximum business efficiency at any scale. Utilizing the IBM iSeries 400 architecture, RentalMan is offered as a complete ERP package that can accommodate multiple users and locations worldwide, via the stand-alone or application service provider model. It is comprised of a series of flexible applications developed by professionals with years of market-specific expertise. Today, RentalMan is used by four out of the five equipment rental companies worldwide. It is the most complete and reliable solution suite available that can adapt and grow with your business as the industry demands. Wynne Systems, Inc., is headquartered in Long Beach, California. For more information, please visit www.wynnesystems.com.
Qualcomm, the leader in mobile communications for the transportation industry, has helped the industry become more efficient since 1988 when the introduction of the OmniTRACS® mobile communications system provided companies with an innovative and effective way of managing logistics. Its fleet management solutions continue to set the standard by offering products and services that meet the demands of a constantly changing marketplace. With OmniExpress®, a Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)-based digital wireless communications and tracking system, along with other industry-leading technologies, Qualcomm continues to expand into new mobile markets. With a Network Management Center that processes more than seven million transactions each day and over 460,000 Qualcomm mobile systems shipped to businesses in more than 39 countries on four continents, Qualcomm continues to lead the industry in providing wireless data solutions.
Qualcomm Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on the Company's CDMA digital technology. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in theS&P500 Index and traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.
Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including the extent and speed to which the GlobalTRACS system is deployed, change in economic conditions of the various markets the Company serves, as well as the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2002, and most recent Form 10-Q.