HighTower Acquisition Announcement

SWK Acquires Hightower Software

HighTower, Inc. and SWK Technologies, Inc. are pleased to announce SWK’s proposed acquisition of HighTower’s assets, including its Sage Software practice, its Sage 100 ERP (formerly MAS 90 and MAS 200) customers, its Sage 500 ERP (formerly MAS 500 customers, its Sage BusinessWorks and Sage SalesLogix customers, and HighTower’s proprietary enhancements for Sage 100 ERP. Although SWK already has a presence in Chicago, this acquisition will provide SWK with an extremely strong foothold in the region, along with bolstering SWK’s already strong custom enhancement product offering. The acquisition is expected to be consummated imminently.

SWK Technologies, Inc. (http://www.swktech.com) is a leading Sage Business and Development partner and has been for 25 years, as well as an IT consulting company providing strategies and solutions to meet its clients’ information and business management needs. SWK is very focused on its strong relationship with Sage, including selling, implementing and supporting Sage ERP X3, Sage 100 ERP, Sage 500 ERP, Sage CRM, Sage SalesLogix, and Sage BusinessWorks. The company has offices in Livingston, NJ, Chicago, IL, Ann Arbor, MI, Southern California, as well as in New York City, Syracuse, and Buffalo, NY.

As a Sage Authorized Business Partner, Sage Gold-Certified Development Partner, Authorized Training Center and Authorized Support Center, SWK Technologies offers best of breed solutions for accounting and business management, customer relationship management (CRM), job costing and management, and warehouse management. SWK’s specialties include Accounting/Financial, Distribution, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, CRM, WMS, Development Services and Customizations, Network Services. SWK also specializes in collaborative commerce – the communication and cooperation between suppliers and customers – with MAPADOC, a robust EDI solution that integrates seamlessly with the business management solutions they sell and support.

Some HighTower customers may already be users of MAPADOC and would thereby be familiar with SWK, its high level of service and technical expertise.

SWK provides telephone and remote support from Monday through Friday, between 8:30AM and 5:30PM Eastern time, but off-hours support can be arranged as we have staff in all US time zones. Calls will be handled on a first come, first served basis, with special consideration to mission-critical issues. Simply call 877.979.5462 and press 1 for support or email us at .



Jeff Rosengarden
HighTower, Inc.

Jeffrey D. Roth
SWK Technologies, Inc.