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Kepware Strengthens Industrial Automation Commitment in Brazil

Kepware Strengthens Industrial Automation Commitment in Brazil

Exata Sistemas de Automação Named Preferred Distributor for Communications for Automation Solutions

Portland, ME

4/24/2012 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that industrial automation solutions provider Exata Sistemas de Automação Ltda has been named Kepware's Preferred Distributor partner throughout Brazil. The agreement underscores the company's dedicated efforts in Latin America to empower a broad range of organizations across such industries as Mining, Agricultural Product Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, and Power Transmission and Distribution — with solutions to better connect, manage, monitor and control diverse automation devices and software applications. Exata achieved Preferred Distributor status based on the company's deep understanding of Kepware's portfolio, and extensive as well as established business relationships throughout the region. "In our industry, to be successful in Latin America it is critical a partner display a deep understanding relative to data acquisition via seamless communications with industrial equipment," said Tony Paine, President and CEO of Kepware Technologies. "For nearly thirty years, Exata Sistemas de Automação has built a track-record of success across the region, delivering communications for automation solutions that best meet customers' needs. We're confident that Exata is truly the best fit and most logical choice to help Kepware expand its Latin American presence while penetrating new vertical markets within the region." Kepware established the close partnership with Exata in order to better respond to the region's growing need to produce enterprise platform solutions for industrial automation applications. With a long track record of helping companies establish centralized communications to connect disparate devices, Exata is ideally suited to help Kepware meet these demands. "We have a long history of working alongside Kepware, and are always impressed by the performance and scalability of their automation communications and interoperability platform solutions. Time and again, customers report that Kepware's products have a direct impact on improved decision-making and business operations across their organizations," said Murilo Bevilaqua, Director of Marketing, Exata Sistemas de Automação. "I have no doubt that our newly expanded relationship will produce immediate, impactful results for our customers." ABOUT EXATA SISTEMAS DE AUTOMAÇÃO LTDA: Since 1984, Exata Sistemas de Automação Ltda has been offering services and product sales for automation and control systems. After many years working in systems integration, Exata has developed partnerships with market leaders to provide the best possible solutions to the problems presented by its customers, expanding its operations and team of experienced, highly-trained engineers and technicians to provide sales, technical support, consulting, and training for their products. ABOUT KEPWARE TECHNOLOGIES: Kepware Technologies, established in 1995, develops a wide range of communication and interoperability software solutions for the Automation industry. Our flexible and scalable solutions are for connecting, managing, monitoring, and controlling diverse automation devices and software applications. Our industry endorsed software solutions improve operations and decision-making throughout all levels of an organization. Kepware Technologies' mission is to be "Your Standard for Connectivity". Media Contact: Joline Biancavilla BridgeView Marketing for Kepware Technologies joline@bridgeviewmarketing.com U.S. +1 603-978-4491