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Vangard Voice Systems’ ‘Universal Voice Utility’ Brings Simplified, ‘Server-Less’ WMS Voice Productivity to Users of Manhattan Associates, SAP, RedPrairie and Oracle

Mobile Voice Utility Makes WMS Voice Productivity Practical and Affordable for Any Size Warehouse, Using Any Commercial WMS – Eliminates Costly Server Integration, Business Process Changes, Interfaces, and Middleware

IRVINE, Calif. – Vangard Voice Systems, Inc. (Vangard) announced today that its ‘server-less’ AccuSpeechMobile™ Universal Voice Utility now simplifies the adoption of warehouse voice productivity for companies using any commercial warehouse management system (WMS), including market leading solutions offered by Manhattan Associates SAP, RedPrairie and Oracle. Vangard’s innovative Universal Voice Utility delivers full voice functionality and WMS integration solely on today’s powerful ruggedized devices, completely eliminating the IT server as the point of WMS integration. The mobile software solution enables any size warehouse operations to achieve substantial increases in workforce productivity, by avoiding the substantial costs, complexities and risks associated with traditional server-dependent WMS voice implementations.

Vangard’s innovative Universal Voice Utility is a practical and affordable voice software solution for any size warehouse operation. The completely mobile Universal Voice Utility delivers full voice functionality and seamless ‘server-less’ integration to any WMS application, solely from today’s powerful ruggedized mobile computers, By exploiting the power of today’s mobile computers, the mobile software solution, eliminates any need for expensive server-based integration, special vendor interfaces or middleware. The Universal Voice Utility includes a wizard-based software development kit that enables IT professionals to quickly customize the device resident ‘voice utility’ to seamlessly support all WMS functions.

“Our mobile innovation just made it easier for warehouse professionals to cost justify, implement and maintain a voice-productivity upgrade for their Manhattan Associates, SAP, RedPrairie or Oracle WMS deployments,” said Dan Villanueva, Vice President of Marketing for Vangard Voice Systems. “The simplicity behind our mobile Universal Voice Utility means companies large or small no longer need to delay the voice-optimization of their warehouse operations because of the costly and complex server integration, vendor interfaces, middleware or business process changes required by legacy voice technologies.”

With warehouse management market growth predicted to expand by a CAGR of 8% through 2014, many companies are considering the adoption of voice productivity while evaluating the wide variety of leading WMS solutions. “Manhattan Associates customer, Cabelas’ World’s Foremost Outfitters, recently deployed Vangard’s simplified Universal Voice Utility, completely driven from Motorola ruggedized mobile computers, now speeding workforce productivity across three national distribution centers,” Villanueva said, “Now Vangard’s mobile Universal Voice Utility can instantly ‘plug & play’ with any commercially available WMS, providing an investment protection not otherwise available in the WMS voice market.”