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DataTrace Selected by Austin Data, Inc. for Title Plant Hosting in Central Texas


—Agreement provides leading title technology and security to title
plants in seven counties—

DataTrace Information Services LLC, the nation's largest
provider of data and automation solutions to the title and settlement
services industry, announced today a 10-year agreement with Austin Data,
Inc. to host and manage its entire footprint of title plants in Central
Texas, spanning Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop, Caldwell, Burnet and
Llano counties.

"Our relationship with Austin Data, Inc. reinforces our leadership
position in advanced title plant technology and enhances our growing
capabilities in Texas," said Robert Karraa, president of DataTrace. "Our
industry-leading security and disaster recovery capability and
commitment to innovation will benefit Austin Data, Inc. shareholders and

"Our shareholders will appreciate the added peace of mind knowing their
title plant data is protected by DataTrace's leading system
architecture, system infrastructure and disaster recovery capabilities,"
said Wes Wagner, president of Austin Data, Inc. "At the same time, our
users will enjoy a state-of-the-art title research and production
platform that is continually enhanced with new features, offering
additional data and technology previously unavailable in Central Texas."

Through DataTrace's single production platform, Austin Data, Inc. users
can access additional DataTrace services and products, including the
DataTrace Starter Xchange, document image searches, TitleFlex, title
production services and Texas title tax products. Over the same single
production platform, Austin Data, Inc. users will have the option to
access DataTrace title plants in Texas and over 545 counties throughout
the nation to meet the needs of today's dynamic market.

DataTrace customers will be able to utilize the Austin Data, Inc. title
plants via the same single platform, delivering statewide title plant
access to both Austin Data, Inc. and DataTrace users. DataTrace title
plant coverage in Texas covers all the major metropolitan areas of
Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, El Paso and now,
through this agreement, Central Texas.

About DataTrace

DataTrace Information Services, LLC provides advanced real
estate title search technology, automation and production services that
enable settlement services companies to quickly access and search
regional title databases through a secure application. The DataTrace
system delivers title history information, property tax assessment and
payment data, document images and property profiles in 47 states across
the United States. With its significant geographical coverage,
DataTrace's title plant and tax database is the broadest and most
comprehensive title information system available and is used by the
largest national title insurance underwriters. For additional
information, visit

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