Perfect Access Speer Launches www.PASpeer.com; New Live Chat Offers Immediate Software Guidance and Resources

Perfect Access Speer Launches www.PASpeer.com; New Live Chat Offers Immediate Software Guidance and Resources

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 26, 2001

Perfect Access Speer, a leader in software education and consulting for legal, financial, and professional services industries, has revamped its Web site http://www.PASpeer.com to offer new Live Customer Support, an online meeting center, and secure project portals.

With many new features, www.PASpeer.com will benefit CIOs, CTOs, and other technology officers as well as end-users working with technology in law firms and corporations. The new Live Customer Support offers an online chat format for users to ask Perfect Access Speer representatives questions about software applications, available services, or current class availability. The online meeting center allows collaborative meetings for clients and prospects. The site also offers clients a secure Project Portal, a repository for project documents, discussions, contacts, locations, and project plans.

“Our new site better serves the legal and financial professionals who log onto our site each day,” said Greg Renza, Vice President of Technology and e-Learning for Perfect Access Speer. “Not only does the site offer information about our products and services, but it also serves as an invaluable tool for software support and tutorials, and the client Project Portal will be of tremendous use for many clients.”

The new www.PASpeer.com offers:

— Live Customer Service via Online Chats

— Online Meeting Center

— Enhanced Searching Capabilities

— Presentations, Articles, Events, and Company News

— Employment Opportunities with Perfect Access Speer

— Software Supported by Perfect Access Speer

— Updated Navigation Tools

— Comprehensive Service and Product Offerings

— On-line Class Registration

— Secure Client Portal

— Perfect Access Speer Partners

— Tips and Tutorials for Specific Software Applications

— Office Locations, Directions, and Maps

Perfect Access Speer (www.PASpeer.com) is a leader in software education and consulting, bringing both traditional and e-learning solutions to its clients. With offices in New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Dallas, and Minneapolis, the Company’s client list includes more than sixty percent of the top 250 law firms in the United States, as well as prestigious companies in financial services and the Fortune 500. Perfect Access Speer is a Kaplan Professional Company, a unit of Kaplan, Inc., (www.kaplan.com), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO).

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