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FileMaker Delivers Services Edition of Newly Upgraded Business Productivity Kit

New for small business service providers; includes Web integration and expanded customization; available with free trial of FileMaker Pro 9

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – September 28, 2007 – FileMaker, Inc. announced today the immediate availability of its Business Productivity Kit Services Edition. Download it now along with a trial version of FileMaker Pro 9 at  http://www.filemaker.com/bpkserv_pr .  

Designed specifically for small business service providers of all sizes and types, the Business Productivity Kit Services Edition provides easy-to-use databases to manage clients, process sales orders, track projects, send targeted direct mailing, produce invoices, reports and mailing labels, and more.

Earlier this month, FileMaker released its updated Business Productivity Kit, customized for small businesses that sell products and materials. And now small business service providers can use the Business Productivity Kit Services Edition immediately for tracking clients and vendor contacts, processing sales orders, organizing pricing information on services provided, invoicing and other key business data – all in an integrated database solution. The kit also provides a “How to Build This Solution Yourself” learning guide complete with sample graphics to assist users in customizing their database.

“Using the Business Productivity Kit Services Edition, recruiters, contractors, lawyers, consultants, insurance salespersons, physicians – any type of small business professional or service provider – can now deploy our latest Web and customization tools to intelligently manage and organize their business,” said Ryan Rosenberg, vice president marketing and services, FileMaker, Inc.  

The Business Productivity Kit Services Edition is an integrated set of business solutions for managing and tracking contacts, e-mail, projects, sales orders and more all accessed via an easy-to-use main menu.

Takes Advantage of New FileMaker Pro 9
The Business Productivity Kit Services Edition incorporates groundbreaking Web and ease-of-use features specific to FileMaker Pro 9 to help users connect with live Web data, work faster and customize with ease. For example, with the FileMaker Pro 9 Web Viewer, users can now connect directly to a contact’s Web site with a single click and view a map to the customer’s location right on the contact record. The new Conditional Formatting feature in the inventory module enables users to receive a visual alert regarding important inventory details. And using Auto Resizing, all forms will automatically adjust as your window size changes.

FileMaker Pro 9 runs on both Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X platforms. Existing data from Microsoft Excel can be easily imported to the Business Productivity Kit.

How to download the Business Productivity Kit Services Edition and the free 30-day trial of FileMaker Pro 9
The kit requires the new FileMaker Pro 9 database software and is available at no cost when you download a free 30-day trial of FileMaker Pro 9 at http://www.filemaker.com/bpkserv_pr .

About FileMaker, Inc.

FileMaker is the leader in easy-to-use database software. Millions of people, from individuals to some of the world's largest companies, rely on FileMaker software to manage, analyze and share vital information. The company’s products are the FileMaker Pro line – versatile database software for teams and organizations, for Windows, Mac and the Web – and Bento, the personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPod touch. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple.

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