Macro 4 reaffirms commitment to the Utilities Vendor Database (UVDB)

Vendor pre-selection process supports compliance and cost reduction.

Crawley, UK, March 29, 2011 – Software and services company, Macro 4, has renewed its membership of the Utilities Vendor Database (UVDB) as part of its commitment to working with customers in the UK utilities sector. Members of the UVDB are required to demonstrate their credentials in a range of areas, such as professional and technical, quality and health and safety. The UVDB system supports utility organisations in complying with EU procurement legislation by providing a fair, open and transparent means of selecting suppliers for potential tender. It also helps Utility companies to reduce costs, save time and minimize administrative workload by providing a focal point for the collection and sharing of pre-qualification information. UVDB members are eligible for pre-selection during the tender process for projects with utility companies. Macro 4 has long experience of implementing document and data management and performance solutions that help utility companies support customer service, meet regulatory compliance requirements and improve the efficiency of their IT applications. The company’s UK utility sector customers include RWE npower, E.ON, Centrica, Severn Trent Water and National Grid.

About Macro 4

Macro 4, a division of UNICOM Global, develops software solutions that accelerate business transformation. Macro 4’s cross-platform enterprise information management solutions make it easy for companies to go digital, personalize customer communications and unlock the value of their corporate content. Macro 4 solutions for DevOps, session management and performance optimization are used by many of the world’s largest enterprises to modernize their mainframe applications and development processes.

About UNICOM® Global

UNICOM Global consists of more than fifty (50) corporate entities encompassing a wide range of businesses across all geographic regions. With its corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, California, to offices in Illinois, Kentucky, Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia, throughout EMEA in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland and the UAE, and across Asia/Pacific with locations in Japan, China, India, Australia, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines.

UNICOM Global offers deep in-house resources and flexible IT solutions to our partners worldwide. UNICOM Global focuses on acquiring and integrating mature and growing mid-cap NASDAQ, London Stock Exchange AIM and German publicly-traded companies in technology, financing, IT, real estate, and business services. Please visit our websites for additional information about the services, products and solutions that UNICOM Global offers:

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UNICOM Systems - IBM Mainframe software products

UNICOM Government (formerly NASDAQ: GTSI) - Government IT solutions

UNICOM Engineering (formerly NASDAQ: NEI) Appliance platform

UNICOM Science and Technology Parks

UNICOM Technology Park – Innovation Labs in Virginia

UNICOM Science and Technology Park – Innovation Labs in New Jersey

UNICOM Capital - Business and Financial Services

USRobotics - Data communications products

Memeo - Enterprise-grade Secure File Sharing for the Cloud

Firetide - Wireless technology solutions for security and transportation

DETEC - Document composition products

SoftLanding Systems - IBM i software products

Macro 4 (formerly LONDON: MAO) - Document Management products

illustro - z/OS and z/VSE software products

iET Solutions - ITSM software products

Eden - Mergers & Acquisitions, Business & Financial Services, and Real Estate - Hardware, Software, Outsourcing and Professional Services

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