Press Release

@Road Announces Agreement with Sybase to Access Opportunities for Advanced Field Service Solutions

New Alliance is Designed to Enable Service Organizations to Offer Scheduling, Route Management and Mobile Environments

Fremont, Calif. (October 24, 2006) – @Road, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARDI), a leading provider of next-generation solutions for Mobile Resource Management (MRM), today announced it has signed an agreement with Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software. Under the terms of the agreement, Sybase is authorized to refer customers to @Road for Field Service Management (FSM) solutions.

“We believe that @Road and Sybase solutions offer compelling value propositions to telco, cable, utility and other service providers looking to empower their service delivery organizations with the ability to achieve increases in productivity and savings in operating costs,” said Leo Jolicoeur, @Road chief marketing officer. “Telco, cable and utility businesses know that with customer quality of experience being a competitive differentiator of today, service delivery excellence is a factor that can set them apart from each other. We look forward to working with Sybase and offering our FSM solutions to help deliver service delivery excellence.”

@Road offers a family of end-to-end MRM solutions from hosted, location-intelligent, field force management solutions designed for on-demand GPS-based monitoring, mapping and reporting to licensed field service management solutions designed for appointing, dynamic scheduling, dispatching and capacity planning.  

“We chose to work with @Road because of its proven track record in delivering comprehensive MRM solutions to tier one telco, cable and utility companies,” said Kate Quackenbush, director of mobile enterprise solutions at Sybase. “We are excited to be working with @Road to help our customers achieve true excellence in field service delivery.”

@Road’s MRM solutions for field force management are designed to enable businesses to drive down fuel and other operating costs while increasing mobile worker productivity. This is accomplished through greater location intelligence and visibility into the daily activities of their mobile workers and their work - from actual vehicle routes, starts and stops, to customizable maps showing mobile worker location relative to important landmarks like customer locations or work yards. @Road field force management solutions also allow businesses to upload customer and/or trip information into a routing engine to generate on-demand, actionable reports such as optimized routes and drive-time, fuel economy, city ordinance compliance and much more.

In addition to @Road MRM solutions for field force management, @Road offers solutions that use real-time data and patented artificial-intelligence algorithms designed to transform field service management from a manual process into an automated, proactive one that is designed to make the optimal field technician schedule and dispatch decision from an operations and a customer perspective. @Road field service management solutions also coordinate people, skills, resources and inventory with ease, constantly optimizing service delivery. These solutions go beyond human decision-making capabilities, coping with the complexity and changeability of today’s fast-paced business environment.

Rounding out @Road’s family of comprehensive MRM solutions are solutions for field asset management incorporating vehicle diagnostic/prognostic and sensor technologies for driver safety, inventory management and optimized vehicle performance and maintenance.


About @Road

@Road, Inc. is a leading global provider of solutions designed to automate the management of mobile resources and to optimize the service delivery process for customers across a variety of industries. @Road delivers Mobile Resource Management solutions in three key areas: Field Force Management, Field Service Management and Field Asset Management. By providing real-time Mobile Resource Management infrastructure integrating wireless communications, location-based technologies, transaction processing and the Internet, @Road solutions are designed to provide a secure, scalable, upgradeable, enterprise-class platform, and are offered in on-demand software delivery, on-premise or hybrid environments that can seamlessly connect mobile workers in the field to real-time corporate data. @Road is headquartered in Fremont, Calif., and has a global presence with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information on @Road solutions, visit

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Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. These factors, risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the ability of @Road and Sybase to comply with the terms of the agreement between them; the alliance may not be successful; the ability of the parties to achieve faster and easier deployment of solutions through their alliance relationship; the ability of the parties’ solutions to reduce customers’ fuel and other operating costs, improve the productivity of mobile workers and the quality of service they deliver; and general economic and political conditions. Further information regarding risk factors is included in the @Road Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2006, the @Road Annual Report on Form 10-K/A for the year ended December 31, 2005 and in @Road’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. @Road does not undertake any obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained in this press release.

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David Lebedeff
Vice President Investor Relations

Bob Stern
Senior Public Relations Manager


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