SYSPRO Becomes Charter Member of New Tech Association that will Provide Cost-Effective Resources, Networking Opportunities and Advocacy for Orange County-based Technology Companies. SYSPRO USA President Joey Benadretti to Sit on Board

COSTA MESA, Calif. - October 22, 2012 - SYSPRO, a developer of best-of-breed, award-winning enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for on-premise and cloud-based utilization, announced today that the company is a charter member of the new OC Tech Alliance and will support the efforts of the non-profit organization to “foster a business ecosystem in Orange County that will nurture, develop and grow technology companies and accelerate the economic vitality of the local high-tech community.”

According to SYSPRO USA President Joey Benadretti, “Orange County, CA, is recognized as one of the major high-technology centers in the entire US. It’s an honor to sit on the association’s board and work to promote Orange County as the ideal environment for new technology startups as well as established companies.”

Bob Brunson, executive director, OC Tech Alliance, notes, “The new association traces its roots back 40 years to the Orange County Council of the American Electronics Association and was formed to fill the void left when Tech America shifted its focus away from local networking.”

Benadretti will sit on the new OC Tech Alliance board of directors along with Peter M. Craig, chairman of Valicore Technologies who has been named chairman of the board, Reynolds Bish, CEO of Kofax plc, Oli Thordarson, CEO of Alvaka Networks and Keyzi Fatehi, CEO of Corent Technology.

About OC Tech Alliance

OC Tech Alliance is a 501(c) 6 nonprofit trade association committed to fast-forwarding the local innovation economy. It is the only technology association dedicated to the needs of small-to-midsize technology companies and their leaders based in Orange County, Calif. The alliance serves members through local networking, professional development, state and federal advocacy, savings on business services and industry recognition.
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About SYSPRO

SYSPRO has earned the trust of more than 14,500 companies in 60 countries for its suite of visionary software that enhances the competitive thrust of small/mid-sized manufacturers and distributors. The company's adherence to developing technology based on the needs of customers is among the reasons why SYSPRO enjoys one of the highest customer retention rates in the industry.

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