TimberWest Selects Sierra Systems and Microsoft Dynamics AX

TimberWest Selects Sierra Systems and Microsoft Dynamics AX

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sierra Systems
Group Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia is pleased to announce that
TimberWest Forest Corp have selected Microsoft Dynamics® AX for their ERP
software upgrade project. The project addresses the need for a stable and
highly scalable system to support continued growth. Managing and supporting
growth is now a key issue faced by many forestry product companies. The market
for wood products is rebounding and overseas demand is increasing. The
Microsoft Dynamics AX solution will provide more streamlined business
management capabilities to TimberWest particularly when transacting in
multiple tax jurisdictions and currencies while allowing its strategic
objectives to be met.

"We are delighted that TimberWest selected Microsoft's Dynamics AX solution
and Sierra Systems as their implementation partner," stated Chris Moffett,
Director of Dynamics Sales at Sierra Systems. "We are likewise excited about
the uptake of this solution in the local forest products industry which is a
key market focus for us."

"Sierra Systems is rapidly becoming one of our most important Canadian
partners," stated Rob Adams, General Manager Microsoft Dynamics – Canada. "The
investment made in our Dynamics platform by Sierra Systems, focused on key
industries including forest products, is crucial to our mutual success. We
look forward to supporting Sierra Systems and their customers through a very
successful 2013 and beyond."

Microsoft Dynamics AX is one of four Microsoft Enterprise Resource Planning
solutions targeted at the mid-to-large market. Microsoft Dynamics AX closely
integrates a variety of well-known Microsoft products including Office,
SharePoint and SQL Server. This tight integration aids the streamlining of
business operations and lowers the total cost of ownership. Dynamics AX is an
ideal solution for forest product companies looking to simplify their business
application environment.

About TimberWest

TimberWest is Western Canada's largest private managed forest land owner with
325,400 hectares/804,200 acres on Vancouver Island. The Company also owns
renewable Crown harvest rights to 700,000 m^3 per year. TimberWest is
privately owned by two leading Canadian pension funds, British Columbia
Investment Management Corporation ("bcIMC") and the Public Sector Pension
Investment Board ("PSP Investments"). www.timberwest.com

About Sierra Systems

Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and founded in 1966, Sierra
Systems is a top tier IT services and management consulting firm offering a
full range of management consulting, systems integration, and managed services
tailored to the unique needs of each industry. With over 800 employees across
North America, Sierra Systems has developed deep expertise in its targeted
industries and has earned a reputation for delivering superior solutions that
strengthen the business operations of organizations. www.sierrasystems.com

CONTACT: Jessie Gill
         Senior Marketing Manager Sierra Systems Group Inc.
         604 688 1371

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