Fossil Selects UC4 Software for Timely SAP Implementation

Job scheduling firm to provide enterprise-wide integration, process management to watch designer

Denver — March 21, 2006 — Fossil Inc. said that UC4 Software will provide enterprise-wide job scheduling, including process management for SAP applications, to the design company whose principal offerings includes an extensive line of fashion watches sold under the company's proprietary and licensed brands.

UC4:global, UC4 Software's flagship job scheduling solution designed to optimize the efficiency of dynamic IT infrastructures, will enable Fossil to process jobs from a variety of applications, including SAP solutions, while improving the time and accuracy associated with processing jobs throughout the enterprise.

"We evaluated an exhaustive list of vendors for our SAP-heavy environment," said Ed Jurica, chief information officer of Fossil. "UC4:global was the best product to meet Fossil's needs. UC4:global's ability to manage SAP applications and enterprise capabilities are critical to maintain the accuracy and reliability of our operations."

In a product comparison, UC4 Software's ability to integrate with SAP solutions made them the ideal choice for managing Fossil's worldwide operations processes, which are run out of the company's Richardson, Texas, data center.

"The flexibility to integrate all SAP background processes is an essential requirement for many corporations, including Fossil," said Mark Loehr, chief operating officer of UC4 Software. "We understand that running a worldwide operation requires a job scheduling tool that efficiently manages and integrates all processes no matter what platform or application a company uses."