March 7, 2012 eTariff Version 1.9 Update

<DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">Systrends is pleased to announce, eTariff version 1.9 update has been released to all hosted customers.</SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">eTariff version 1.9 is ready for use and will be showcased at this year’s User Conference with detailed training on the new features and enhancements.&nbsp; If you would like to register for the User Conference, you may do so by contacting </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><A href="mailto:Renee.Damaske@systrends.com"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">Renee.Damaske@systrends.com</SPAN></A><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">. </SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">Some of&nbsp;the keychanges and improvements introduced into the software include:</SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN-LEFT: 40px"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">♦ Changes in version 1.9 include a new online help guide, filing page, attachment page and FERC submission page.</SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN-LEFT: 40px"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">♦ Improvements in version 1.9 include software validations to match FERC’s changing requirements, editable filing types, option to add clean and marked tariffs, mandatory transmittal letter for attachments, and file size limits based on FERC restriction.</SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN-LEFT: 40px"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">♦ A&nbsp; substantial portion of version 1.9 concentrates on improving document generation and canceled sections in the software.</SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN-LEFT: 40px"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">♦ Formatting, font errors, and clean and marked inconsistencies when using document generation have been addressed.&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN-LEFT: 40px"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">♦Child sections now become inactive when a parent section is canceled.</SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">The update will be installed on&nbsp;hosted eTariff systems by the end of the weekand&nbsp;will occur during non-business hours and will be completed by Friday<SPAN style="COLOR: #1f497d">,</SPAN> March 9, 2012.</SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">If you have any questions about the software update<SPAN style="COLOR: #1f497d">,</SPAN> please contact </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="COLOR: #1f497d"><A href="mailto:etariff-support@systrends.com?subject=eTariff%20Version%201.8"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><FONT color=#0000ff>Customer Support</FONT></SPAN></A></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="COLOR: #1f497d">.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">Thank You<SPAN style="COLOR: #1f497d">,</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: medium"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">eTariff Team</SPAN></SPAN></DIV>