Pat Goepel, CEO of Asure Software (ASUR), Interviews with The Wall Street Transcript

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67 WALL STREET, New York - November 11, 2013 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Business and Application Software Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs and Equity Analysts. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online.

Topics covered: Cloud Computing Secular Trends - International Enterprise and Consumer Demand - Application Software Consolidation Activity - Cloud Computing and SaaS Trends - Health Care Transition to ICD-10

Companies include: Asure Software, Inc. (ASUR) and many more.

In the following excerpt from the Business and Application Software Report, the CEO of Asure Software (ASUR) discusses company strategy and the outlook for the vital industry:

TWST: Which of your product or products categories do you think represents the best opportunity for growth, and what's driving that growth?

Mr. Goepel: We think the workforce of the future and the workplace of the future are intertwined, where people drop into a location that's close to a customer, they want to be able to plug in and collaborate with clients or collaborate with employees. We see this convergence of the global and mobile workforce, and we're excited about both of our offerings, AsureForce and AsureSpace, because we feel the workforce of the future is increasingly mobile, global and collaborative. And we feel the workplace of the future will mirror the workforce of the future, and our software brings those two elements together in a pretty unique way.

TWST: You mentioned the acquisition that you completed about a year ago, and in your last earnings call, you said you remained active in acquisition discussions. Can you tell us what your acquisition strategy is, and are there particular capabilities or geographic reach that you think it would sense for you to obtain through acquisition?

Mr. Goepel: We're very excited about our London office that was acquired with the PeopleCube acquisition. Increasingly our clients have asked for a global reach, so I do think you'll see expansion in Asia over this next year. From an acquisition perspective, we are very excited about our product development in the mobile devices and of scheduling people's time as well as scheduling their workplace needs. I could see acquisitions in the current kind of footprint we are in to get bigger and bigger in customer bases that we already serve.

I can also see an expansion of our scheduling capabilities. We have heard from our clients that they would like to schedule every minute, every hour of their people's times or their locations to see what's available. We'll continue to be on the hunt for scheduling capabilities both internally and externally. I could see a geographical acquisition or...

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