PDS and Halogen Software Form Partnership

PDS, a leading developer of human resource, benefits, recruiting and payroll systems, today announced its partnership with Halogen Software

Blue Bell, Pa., August 8, 2011 – PDS, a leading developer of human resource, benefits, recruiting and payroll systems, today announced its partnership with Halogen Software, a leader in talent management solutions. Through this relationship, PDS will be able to offer its customers a comprehensive performance management solution that complements its Vista HRMS®.

“Our focus is on HR, payroll, benefits, and recruiting solutions,” said George Brady, vice president of PDS. “Although we also offer some performance management functionality as part of our core offering, some of our clients need more robust performance management features and functionality and through this partnership with Halogen we can now provide them a more comprehensive solution. Both companies offer organically developed HR solutions that address the needs of mid-market organizations, making this an ideal partnership to better serve our customers.”

“Halogen’s proven, affordable talent management suite combined with PDS’s HRMS solutions will enable joint customers to more easily share critical employee information between their HRMS and talent management processes, said Michael Gaines, director of Strategic Alliances at Halogen Software. “We’re pleased to partner with PDS in supporting the needs of mid-market organizations.”

About Halogen Software

Halogen Software is recognized as a market leader by industry analysts and is strongly endorsed by the thousands of HR professionals who use their Talent Management solutions. The company offers a complete suite of web-based products that automate, simplify and integrate performance appraisals, 360 degree feedback, compensation management, succession planning, job descriptions, learning management and recruiting. Halogen's offering makes HR best-practices accessible to companies of all sizes and its healthcare, education, manufacturing, public sector, hospitality, financial services and professional services specific suites meet the unique needs of these industries.

Halogen is consistently recognized by the industry and its customers as the market leader in customer satisfaction, and has won multiple awards for its corporate leadership and product innovation, including HR Technology Product of the Year. For more information, visithttp://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's Employee Performance and Talent Management blog:http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog/ or Follow Halogen Software on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/HalogenSoftware.

About PDS

In the HRMS software development business for more than 35 years, PDSis a provider of a feature-rich, completely integrated human resource, benefits administration, recruiting and payroll software application that enables organizations to focus on more strategic issues and less on administrative HR, benefits and payroll activities. In addition to core HRMS functionality, Vista HRMS® offers self-service, English-language query tool and workflow automation. PDS also provides a full range of professional services to a wide variety of industries in the U.S. and in Canada. Founded in 1974, PDS is a privately-held company headquartered in Blue Bell, Pa. For more information on PDS or PDS’ Vista HRMS solution and services visit www.pdssoftware.com.

Contact:

Karen Higgins
A & E Communications, Inc. for PDS
610-831-5723
khiggins@aandecomm.com

Melany Gallant
Public Relations Manager for Halogen Software
mgallant@halogensoftware.com