SyTech is accepted to the Rockwell Automation Encompass Program

November 5, 2001

SyTech is accepted to the Rockwell Automation Encompass Program

The Preferred Third-Party Solution for RSView and RSLinx Automated Reporting

WALPOLE, MA. Nov. 5, 2001 SyTech Inc, the leading provider of automated report generation and data analysis software, today announced that XLReporter has been accepted to Rockwell Automation's Encompass program and is referenced for use with Allen Bradley and Rockwell Software products.

XLReporter, proven in the marketplace since its introduction in April of 2000, has been widely deployed with applications involving RSView and RSLinx.  These Rockwell Software products benefit from the comfortable report building environment of Microsoft Excel, combined with XLReporter tools for tag browsing, data manipulation and complete, behind the scenes automation.  XLReporter solves the need for reliable, robust and accurate reporting in applications ranging from Automotive and Biotech to Water and Wastewater.  These applications all benefit from high quality reports delivered automatically via hardcopy, email and Web publishing.

"We are extremely proud to have XLReporter approved as an Encompass Referenced Product,"  says Roy Kok, VP of Sales and Marketing for SyTech.  "We have worked hard to support Rockwell Automation customers with a quality automated reporting technology.  This partnership shows the marketplace that we stand behind our products and work closely with Rockwell Automation."

"We are always looking for innovative products which add significant value to our automation solutions." says John Riess, Rockwell Automation Encompass Program Manager.  "SyTech's XLReporter technology neatly addresses our customers' needs in the area of automated reporting, Web publishing and report emailing.  They are a valuable partner and a significant addition to our program.  We look forward to having them exhibit at the Allen-Bradley Automation Fair(SM) on the 14th and 15th of November in Atlanta."

About SyTech SyTech, "," is a privately held company, and is the leading provider of automated report generation and data analysis software. Founded in 1991 as a system integration company specializing in industrial automation, SyTech quickly recognized the need for easy to use and reliable report generation products. Since that time, SyTech has developed several solutions for automated reporting and data analysis, which are currently resold by suppliers of automation software and OEMs. Today, SyTech enjoys the status of being the number one supplier of automated reporting products with over 5,000 installations, worldwide.

The Encompass Program is a product referencing program designed to identify, qualify, and jointly market third-party manufactured products that complement the breadth of world-class products developed by Rockwell Automation's global brands; Allen-Bradley®, Reliance Electric®, Rockwell Software(TM) and Dodge®. Information on the Encompass program is available on the Web at

About Rockwell Automation Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) is a $4.3 billion world-leading provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives. The company brings together leading brands in industrial automation for Complete Automation solutions, including Dodge® mechanical power transmission products, Reliance Electric® motors and drives, Allen-Bradley® controls and engineered services and Rockwell Software® factory management software. The company also is a leading provider of contact management technologies and applications that help companies more efficiently manage interaction with their own customers. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., USA, the company employs approximately 25,000 people at more than 450 locations serving customers in more than 80 countries.

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Roy Kok
VP Sales and Marketing

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