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Specter Instruments is “Connected with Kepware”

January 22, 2009

Specter Instruments partners with Kepware Technologies as their primary choice for device connectivity.

PORTLAND, ME, -- Kepware Technologies, the leader in communications for automation, announced that it has been selected by Specter Instruments as their primary provider of connectivity to devices in the automation marketplace.

As a "Connected with Kepware" partner, Specter Instruments will work with Kepware to test and validate KEPServerEX with their WIN-911 remote alarming solution. Kepware will work closely with Specter Instruments to ensure they have solutions for the latest OPC connectivity standards and that its communications drivers deliver the highest quality and most reliable operation possible when used with their products.

Specter Instruments, headquartered in Austin, TX, supplies WIN-911 to both end user and OEM applications. Connectivity to third party devices is key to the success of any alarming solution and WIN-911 delivers support for OPC standards to ensure connectivity other industry solutions. Kepware's KEPServerEX will provide connectivity to thousands of devices through a library of over 140 protocols and will be validated with WIN-911 on an ongoing basis.

"Kepware has had an excellent relationship with Specter Instruments for many years," states Roy Kok, VP of Marketing and Sales of Kepware Technologies. "This expansion of our relationship will ensure that our joint customers will have the best solution available for both alarm notification and device connectivity."

"Kepware dominates the communications world with their sales to end users and through software OEM relationships." explains Frank Grygier VP Sales for Specter Instruments. "Offering proven connectivity between our products and KEPServerEX is the best way for Specter Instruments to deliver connectivity to the broadest range of devices possible. Kepware's reputation for quality and support in the market is exceptional."

About Kepware
Kepware is the world leader in communication software for automation and offers a unique experience in both OPC and embedded device communications. Since 1995, Kepware has focused on the development of communication drivers to automation controllers, I/O and field devices. Applications include M2M (Machine to Machine) and M2E (Machine to Enterprise) communications. Operating system support includes; Microsoft Windows Desktop, Windows Server and Windows Embedded (Windows CE and Windows Embedded NT/XP). Today, with over 140 communication protocols, and through the efforts of our direct sales, distribution and embedded partners, Kepware is the leading provider of communications with annual shipments exceeding 100,000 units.

About Specter Instruments
Specter Instruments is the leading independent supplier of remote telephony alarming software products for the automation marketplace. Since 1998, Specter Instruments has been delivering its WIN-911 Alarm Notification Software in all manner of applications and markets including; water and wastewater, power, military, automotive, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, building management, oil and gas, and security.

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