MapleWorks Partners with SpectorSoft to Develop New Mobile Monitoring Software Product Portfolio

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MapleWorks® Technology Inc., a North American provider of software development consulting services, partnered with SpectorSoft Corporation, a recognized leader and pioneer in the PC and Internet monitoring software market, to research and prototype a next-generation monitoring software product for the company.

“SpectorSoft wanted to engage a company offering the right blend of forward thinking technical know-how and understanding of consumer and business requirements. We found that combination in MapleWorks." - Ron Chesley, V.P. Engineering, SpectorSoft

MapleWorks® Technology Inc., a North American provider of software development consulting services, partnered with SpectorSoft Corporation, a recognized leader and pioneer in the PC and Internet monitoring software market, to research and prototype a next-generation monitoring software product for the company.

Customer demand required SpectorSoft to quickly develop a solution to record the activities of BlackBerry smartphones owned by customers but used by employees or children. MapleWorks was able to meet the development timeline by employing its proprietary Agile process where the design and implementation are incrementally applied. This enabled SpectorSoft to review and provide feedback on the work performed in a timely and ongoing manner. As a result changes could occur quickly to adapt to the actual product needs and market. By leveraging this process along with MapleWorks’ deep domain experience in network communications and its extensive knowledge of BlackBerry technology, SpectorSoft was able to accelerate the development process and shorten the time-to-market launch of their initial eBlaster Mobile product.

“As we look beyond the traditional applications for monitoring software, SpectorSoft wanted to engage a company offering the right blend of forward thinking technical know-how and understanding of consumer and business requirements. We found that combination in the team at MapleWorks,” said Ron Chesley, co-founder and Vice President of Engineering at SpectorSoft.

eBlaster Mobile for BlackBerry smartphones provides the recording of email and text messages sent and received as well as phone call logs. The recorded information is sent to the customer periodically as an email report. Customer reaction to the solution has been strong since its launch in September 2010. MapleWorks and SpectorSoft are currently working on other mobile software solutions.

“SpectorSoft is solving real-world problems faced by businesses and consumers who use PCs, the Internet, and wireless connectivity and this is where MapleWorks’ engineers excel. The collaboration between SpectorSoft and MapleWorks has created next generation software that will gratify SpectorSoft customers and has introduced a partnership that will benefit both companies. We look forward to SpectorSoft’s continued success as leaders in their market,” said Paul Gasparro, Founder of MapleWorks Technology Inc.

About MapleWorks
MapleWorks Technology provides software development outsourcing (SDO) services to product development companies and the public sector. With a single-minded focus on delivering the highest quality network communications products, the company employs only the most technically astute engineers and project managers to commercialize technology in a cost-effective manner. MapleWorks is headquartered in the Ottawa Region known as Canada's Silicon Valley. For more information, visit http://www.mapleworks.com.

About SpectorSoft
SpectorSoft is the recognized leader and pioneer in the PC and Internet monitoring software market. More than 500,000 consumers and 50,000 businesses, government organizations, schools, and law enforcement agencies have purchased SpectorSoft products to help keep kids safe online, and to prevent Internet abuse, data loss, and compliance violations in the workplace. Products include Spector Pro, eBlaster, Spector Pro mac, and eBlaster mac for home and office use; and Spector 360, Spector CNE Investigator, and Spector Server Surveillance Edition for corporate-wide monitoring and reporting. SpectorSoft has earned numerous awards for product excellence and been named five times to Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S. For more information call: (772) 770-5670 or visit http://www.spectorsoft.com.

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Irene Crosby
MapleWorks Technology Inc.
Mobile: +1.613.769.7054
Email: Irene.Crosby(at)targetinsight(dot)ca

MapleWorks is a registered trademark of MapleWorks Technology Inc.

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