Downers Grove, Ill. - Upp Technology, a leader in emergency preparedness
and response solutions, announced today that the Boston Public Health
Commission has selected the IRMS| 360 Enterprise™ solution suite to
receive, manage and distribute critical emergency supplies from the Strategic
National Stockpile.

The software suite, including IRMS|EM™ Emergency Management and
IRMS|WM™ Warehouse Management will provide the commission with a
comprehensive inventory management system with a centralized, single-view
to control inventory levels, status, and locations in real-time.

IRMS|EM provides the state with complete control of the receipt, staging
and mobilization of emergency countermeasures, pharmaceuticals, supplies
and equipment. The Web-based system allows state officials to immediately
locate and mobilize resources in an emergency event from an annual flu
season response to wildfires or earthquakes. The software provides a
verifiable audit trail as required by the U.S. government in the handling of
controlled substances such as vaccines and antivirals, and facilitates a timely
response in the event that local supplies require replenishment.

IRMS|WM provides the state with control of the emergency management
supply chain from procurement through shipping. The software solution
manages the receipt of inventory, the processing of orders, the generation
of outbound documentation, the transfer between facilities and inventory
control on a day-to-day basis. IRMS applies dynamic business rules to