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TOWER Software to supply TRIM Context for Electronic Document and Records Management

In a deal worth up to $2.5m in software the Northern Ireland Civil Service has chosen TOWER Software’s TRIM Context solution to manage its electronic documents and record system. The system is designed to ensure optimum public services by managing their important and vital information and will eventually support up to a potential 18,000 Central Government users.

Tony Sumpster, Managing Director, EMEA at TOWER Software said, “The fact that the Northern Ireland Civil Service has specified, and is going to deliver statutory compliance and economies of scale and efficiencies in the sharing of expertise and information across and between NICS departments speaks volumes to their commitment to implement joined up government. The system will apply business rules to their important information to ensure retrieval, re-use, lifecycle management, collaboration and a platform for sound business process management”.

TOWER Software competed against some of the largest content management companies. Mr Sumpster added, “The project and procurement team from NICS were incredibly thorough in their evaluation and in the end they were secure in the knowledge that TOWER Software and TRIM Context is a well tested and proven solution that represents excellent value for the Taxpayer. Confidence in delivery of the solution is a key factor when government organisations are looking for the best solution”.

Mr Martin Harwood Managing Director of TOWER Software said, “This announcement continues the success of our European office which was our leading sales region for the financial year 2003/2004. It also continues an exciting start to the new financial year adding to significant wins in government, defence and pharmaceutical industries in North America and Asia Pacific.

About The Northern Ireland Civil Service
The Northern Ireland Civil Service supports Government Ministers in
developing economic and social policy and legislation, and delivering and
supporting key public services. The Service comprises a range of
departments and executive agencies with responsibilities including health,
social services, economic development and regional investment, agriculture,
transport and education.

About TOWER Software
TOWER Software delivers Electronic Document and Records Management (EDRM) Solutions, empowering organizations to take control of their corporate information assets. TOWER Software's award-winning TRIM Context® solution is a single, integrated platform that manages business information throughout its complete lifecycle. By relying on its proven domain expertise, strong strategic partnerships, and powerful solutions, TOWER Software enables organizations to maintain accuracy, maximize efficiency, and achieve and maintain standards compliance across industries, resulting in sustained competitive advantage. TOWER Software is a privately held company with operations in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit

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