July 23, 2011 XML Loader Completed for Systrends eTariff Software

<DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small">A new feature has been added to eTariffManager&nbsp;called eTariffLoader.&nbsp; This&nbsp;application will&nbsp;upload XML&nbsp;files generated by eTariffManager or another vendor software in the eTariffManager system&nbsp;.&nbsp;&nbsp;The XML&nbsp;Loader also has&nbsp; been designed to upload FERC XML exported from the eLibrary.&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small">eTariffLoader allows baseline filings plus any additional filings created by a company&nbsp;to be uploaded and stored in the system.&nbsp;&nbsp;This aids in creating subsequent filings with the proper metadata needed for FERC.&nbsp;&nbsp;eTariffLoader is designed&nbsp;to help any company&nbsp;that adds additional customers who have already filed with FERC or&nbsp;wish to change from another eTariff vendor to Systrends eTariffManager&nbsp;to generate their filings.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small">The loader is easy to operate with no manual process to enter in meta data from the XML.&nbsp; The loader does everything including validation checks to make sure the information and XML are the proper format.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small">All Systrends hosted customers will receive the eTariffLoader automatically.&nbsp; To check if the loader has been installed on your system, click the Admin tab&nbsp;dropdown menu and look for FERC&nbsp;XML Loader link.&nbsp; Systrends customers who have the eTariffManager installed locally on their&nbsp;servers can begin downloading XML from the eTariff.biz website starting July 23, 2011.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small">eTariffLoader&nbsp;requires&nbsp;eTariffManager version 1.7.3 to be installed on the server.&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small">The 1.7.3&nbsp;version provided numerous&nbsp;updates to run the XML loader.&nbsp; eTariffLoader will not&nbsp;function properly on any version older than 1.7.3. </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small">Additional eTariffLoader downloads available on eTariff.biz&nbsp;include the release notes, installation guide and user guide to help you install and operate the XML&nbsp;loader.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small">Please Note: Systrends has&nbsp;thoroughly&nbsp;tested XML from&nbsp;FERC eLibrary and discovered invalid data&nbsp;inside some of the files.&nbsp; Validation checks in eTariffLoader will prevent any invalid XML&nbsp;from being loaded into the system.&nbsp; If you run into a problem with any FERC XML not loading properly, please call eTariff customer support.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small">FERC XML also does not contain attachments (transmittal letters, etc) as original XML files do so, if you require&nbsp;attachments to be loaded into eTariffManager, then you must obtain the original XML file&nbsp;from the filer or owner which will contain the attachment and will load automatically into eTariffManager.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></DIV>