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[February 13, 2013]

Hearth & Home Technologies Increases iQuoteXpress CPQ User Base

STUDIO CITY, CA, Feb 13, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- iQuoteXpress, a leading worldwide provider of sales proposal, e-catalog, configuration and reporting software, today announced that Hearth & Home Technologies(R) has extended its subscription agreement and doubled the number of users.

Hearth & Home Technologies (HHT) is a leading technology developer, manufacturer and supplier of fireplaces, inserts and stoves under the Heat & Glo(R), Heatilator(R) Quadra-Fire(R) and Harman(R) brands. HHT is a subsidiary of HNI Corporation which has been recognized by Forbes magazine on multiple occasions as one of the 400 Best Big Companies in America and by Fortune magazine as one of America's Most Admired Companies in the furniture industry.

"The iQuoteXpress tool provides the added amount of flexibility that our customers desire. We are able to respond more quickly and provide a more professional-looking end product," said Dennis Schachtner, Business Application Manager for HHT. "We had initially planned to use the tool only for the custom builder segment of our business, but soon realized there was potential to expand its use to our entire customer base. iQuoteXpress is a great product that is not only helping our customers, but is driving results for our business." "HHT began as an out of box customer, but quickly took advantage of the iQuoteXpress business application flexibility," said Daniel Diaz, General Manager of iQuoteXpress. "We developed a customized integration to the customer's backend system, accomplishing seamless interaction between the tools and an improved workflow process. We also developed a unique grid view for relationships between products.

This was very well received by HHT, given the amount of accessories and options a fireplace can have." "iQuoteXpress is always pleased to sign new business, but renewing an existing customer and adding users is the ultimate endorsement of our product and services," according to Scott Zornig, Global Vice President of Sales for iQuoteXpress. "We look forward to serving HHT for many additional years." About iQuoteXpress Based in Southern California with international offices in Panama, iQuoteXpress is a leading Software-as-a-Service company specializing in on demand pricing, configuration and quotation management software. iQuoteXpress' award winning software helps companies in a variety of vertical industries to sell smart, quote fast and close more. Sales teams and channels can quickly select or configure products, generate quotes and proposals, administer complex pricing and manage accounts. iQuoteXpress also offers extensive reporting capabilities and easily integrates to leading CRM and ERP systems. iQuoteXpress is used by businesses throughout the Americas, primarily in organizations that desire online catalogues of products and services. For more information and a demonstration of iQuoteXpress, go to www.iQuoteXpress.com.

About Hearth and Home Technologies(R) Hearth and Home Technologies (HHT), headquartered in Lakeville, MN, is a leading technology developer, manufacturer and supplier of fireplaces, stoves and inserts. The company serves residential and commercial applications, and is also a manufacturer of hearth products, including mantels, surrounds and more. HHT thrives on continual innovation and strives to incorporate the latest designs and technology. The company carries the industry's best and most-recognized brands, including: Heat & Glo, Heatilator, Quadra-Fire, Harman, SimpliFire and Outdoor Lifestyles. HHT also manages Fireside Hearth & Home retail stores and builder design centers. More information can be found online, at www.hearthnhome.com.

Media Contact John Diaz iQuoteXpress 818-765-3149 x 106 jdiaz@iquotexpress.com SOURCE: iQuoteXpress mailto:jdiaz@iquotexpress.com

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