logoSeattle-based professional services organization to offer Visio Shape Development and integration services for users of D-Tools System Integrator software.

CONCORD, CA – OCTOBER 22, 2008 — D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that Visimation Inc., a Seattle based professional services company, has joined the D-Tools Certified Partner Program.  Visimation provides custom Visio shape development and integration with Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel, and SharePoint.  The company is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.  In addition to custom services, Visimation’s online store www.ShapeSource.com offers thousands of pre-made Visio shapes including network equipment and symbols for security and safety planning.

“We are very pleased to offer our customers the ability to become more productive with Visio through the customization that Visimation can provide for special shapes, reports, and more,” said Adam Stone, President and founder of D-Tools.  “When our customers need something special related to Visio, Visimation is the go-to company that can deliver it.”

“D-Tools is the industry leading software for low-voltage systems integrators.  Visimation appreciates the opportunity to work with D-Tools Visio users to help them improve the production of design and implementation documents,” said Brett Newman, President of Visimation Inc. “We’d like them to get the most out of Visio through collaboration and by reducing the time they spend on repetitive tasks.”

D-Tools System Integrator enables systems integrators and custom installation professionals to create detailed projects managed with automated proposals, scheduling, pick lists, purchase orders, drawings and additional documents that streamline the integrated installation of audio and video products. By using a single, shared project file, system integrators and custom installers can download free product information from D-Tools’ comprehensive database of tens of thousands of products and their accessories, giving them the distinct advantage of designing systems using the most current product information, while saving hours of product research time.

About Visimation: The visual software experts
Visimation is a quality provider of visual software solutions that help organizations improve productivity, enhance communications, and grow revenue. The company focuses on Microsoft Visio as a platform for developing powerful and dynamic visual programs that make it possible to conceptualize and interact with critical data. Founded in 1997, Visimation has attained industry-wide recognition for their ability to solve complex business and technical problems through the integration of Microsoft Visio, Office, and databases with enterprise systems. Visimation clients range from large organizations such as Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies to a variety of smaller businesses, located throughout the US, Europe, and Asia.  Located in the Seattle, Washington metropolitan area, Visimation has earned itself a well-respected reputation as “the experts of all things Visio.”  Microsoft, the developer of Visio, regularly utilizes Visimation to create custom shapes, graphics, and applications to enhance their product.

About D-Tools, Inc.
D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software. The company’s flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a total design solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio for comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools SI allows residential and commercial integrators to streamline their business processes to increase overall revenues while reducing the time and costs associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage systems. Over 2,000 leading companies use D-Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D-Tools is the recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Mark of Excellence Award (2004, 2005, 2006), National Systems Contractors Association and Sound and Video Contractor’s Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award (2004, 2005) and CE Pro’s High Impact Award for Design Software.

For more information, contact D-Tools at (866) 386-6571, e-mail at info@d-tools.com or visit D-Tools online at www.d-tools.com.