Service Software

Marathon Data System Acquires Scheduling Software Company QXpress

Wall Township, NJ August 1, 2010 Marathon Data Systems, LLC, a leading developer of office management software and field-force automation software for the field service industry, announced today that it acquired the assets of QXpress Scheduling Software, a leading field service software applications for the lawn and landscape service vertical, from Alocet, Incorporated.

Marathon will operate the business as a separate division and will continue to support, enhance and sell theQXpress Scheduling Softwaresolution.

We are extremely excited to add the QXpress Scheduling Software brand, customer base and software application to our suite of field service software solutions, said Chris Sullens, Marathon Data Systems President and Chief Executive Officer. This transaction adds a deep, robust software application to our portfolio, immediately establishing Marathon as a preeminent provider of software and services to the lawn and landscape industry. QXpress customers will see continued investment in both software development and organizational support as we focus on growing the brand and customer base.

Paul Jackson, Alocets President stated Marathon has a great reputation for customer service, outstanding technology, and deep knowledge of the field service industry. Im especially excited to see that their marketing tools, mobile software and web-based systems will be being integrated into the QXpress product line. This is a big win for QXpress users.

About Marathon Data Systems, LLC

Marathon Data Systems is a leading provider SaaS and mobile software solutions to more than 6,000 SMB customers in the field service industry under its PestPac, QXpress Scheduling Software and ServiceCEO brands. Marathon also provides a full range of online marketing solutions, from online lead generation to custom website services for the pest control, lawn and landscape, carpet cleaning, maid service, janitorial and water treatment service verticals through its Marathon Marketing Services division.

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Marathon Data Systems, LLC
Please email Sarah Gedo at [emailprotected]
(800) 762-0301