Press Release

@Road Announces Agreement with Dexterra, Inc.

FREMONT, Calif. – February 9, 2006 – @Road®, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARDI), a global provider of next-generation solutions for Mobile Resource Management (MRM), today announced a strategic relationship with Dexterra, Inc., a leading innovator of mobile business software. By applying Dexterra’s mobile application development and integration tools, @Road seeks to accelerate the development of mission-critical next-generation on-demand solutions built on the @Road AppSmart™ MRM solution platform.   

"We have enhanced our strategy for developing next-generation MRM solutions,” said Leo Jolicoeur, @Road chief marketing officer. “This announcement is an example of our intention to move forward with this strategy and develop next-generation MRM solutions on the @Road AppSmart MRM solution platform. We chose to work with Dexterra because it brings to the table an innovative business mobility technology that is designed to extend our MRM technology, including @Road Taskforce(TM), to an expanding set of mobile devices and platforms. This expansion is expected to provide our customers greater mobile device choice when selecting @Road on-demand MRM solutions in order to improve their field service delivery process."

By making use of Dexterra technologies, @Road intends to leverage an adaptable business mobility platform and APIs that are designed to support a range of applications running on a variety mobile devices and operating systems, including Windows Mobile, RIM/Blackberry, Symbian, tablet PCs, laptops and Java devices like Palm. The mobility platform is also designed to enable use of form factor, input technology and network combinations with an intuitive common user interface that can more effectively extend mobile device functionality and empower the mobile worker to leverage existing investments in back-office business systems. Once deployed, businesses can more flexibly leverage @Road MRM solutions with a wide range of applications, hardware and networks.

“@Road clearly demonstrates it has an exciting strategy for developing next-generation MRM," said Rob Loughan, Chairman and CEO of Dexterra. "We look forward to being a part of that strategy by extending our mobility applications to @Road next-generation MRM solutions and giving businesses a great opportunity to achieve the most cost-effective, productive and profitable field service operation."


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


About Dexterra, Inc.

Dexterra offers the leading mobile platform available today, Dexterra Concert(TM), to enterprises across the globe in industries such as manufacturing, transportation, real estate, utilities, IT consulting, government, facilities management and consumer packaged goods. Dexterra delivers competitive advantage with applications that address unique business needs quickly, efficiently and economically, and integrates with the largest possible selection of wireless devices and enterprise back office systems. With offices in Seattle, Toronto, London, Dubai and Melbourne, Dexterra also partners with technology leaders Microsoft, IBM, Motorola, EDS, CapGemini, Unisys, Itronix, Cingular and Telstra. For more information, visit

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Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press 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 to accelerate its development activities as a result of the relationship with Dexterra; the ability of @Road and Dexterra to develop a next-generation MRM solution; ability of @Road or Dexterra to comply with the terms of the mutual agreement; customer acceptance of solutions arising from the @Road and Dexterra relationship; competition; the dependence of @Road on mobile data systems technology, wireless networks, network infrastructure and positioning systems owned and controlled by others; and general economic and political conditions. Further information regarding risk factors is included in the @Road Report on Form 10-K dated March 15, 2005, in the @Road Report on Form 10-Q dated November 8, 2005 and in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

@Road, the @Road logo, AppSmart and Taskforce are registered trademarks, trademarks or service marks of @Road, Inc. or its subsidiaries. All other trademarks or service marks used herein are the property of their respective owners.


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