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RTO Energy Trading Selects SoftSmiths

Houston, TX. – December 1, 2014 – SoftSmiths, Inc., a leading energy software-as-a-service company, today announced that RTO Energy Trading, LLC has selected SoftSmiths cloud services to streamline its NAESB Electronic Tagging processing.

RTO Energy Trading is a proprietary trading firm that offers support for efficient, competitive electric markets through sound investment and trading.

The SoftSmiths Cloud offers a compelling suite of Software-as-a-Service solutions that are delivered over the internet – as a service. Without the need for installing and maintaining software, customers use the internet with user-friendly access to sophisticated services including Load Forecasting and Planning, Trading, Scheduling, Transmission Reservation, Electronic Tagging, ISO submissions and Settlement.

The SoftSmiths Electronic Tagging suite enables market participants to create, verify, approve, and manage E-Tags via its e-Agent, and e-Approval services. With SoftSmiths industry leading e-Link Application Programming Interface (API), seamless integration with either homegrown or 3rd party supplied Energy Trading and Scheduling systems can be established.

SoftSmiths successfully participated in recent interoperability testing of its E-Tag application suite for the upcoming version 1.8.2 of the Electronic Tagging specifications as approved by NAESB’s Wholesale Electric Quadrant. E-Tag version 1.8.2 is expected to go into effect by March 31, 2015. SoftSmiths has been providing fully NERC/NAESB compliant tagging solutions since the days of e-mail tagging and has been a contributing author to the NAESB E-Tag specification from the beginning.

About SoftSmiths

SoftSmiths, Inc. is a leader in enterprise-class, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for energy businesses, combining a lower cost of ownership with an innovative approach to business applications. SoftSmiths applications process more than 90 billion kilowatt hours per year for its clients in North America. SoftSmiths delivers energy trading, operations, and settlement solutions designed for today's energy marketing and load serving organizations and the way they conduct their business. Delivered in the cloud leveraging a modern technology platform, SoftSmiths offers a fresh alternative to legacy ETRM systems. Visit us at

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