September 12, 2005 - OpenPages, the leading provider of enterprise
governance, risk and compliance management (GRCM) solutions, today announced
that Simmons Bedding Company has selected OpenPages Sarbanes-Oxley Express
(SOX Express) for its Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives. Simmons Bedding will deploy SOX Express to automate the company’s ongoing test and review of its internal controls documentation in order to reduce the time and resource costs associated with Section 404 and 302 compliance.

Atlanta-based Simmons Bedding Company is one of the world's largest mattress
manufacturers, manufacturing and marketing a broad range of products
including Beautyrest®, BackCare®, BackCare Kids®, Olympic® Queen, Deep
Sleep® and HealthSmartTM. The Company operates 17 conventional bedding
manufacturing facilities and three juvenile bedding manufacturing facilities
across the United States and Puerto Rico. Simmons is committed to
developing superior mattresses and promoting a higher quality sleep for
consumers around the world. For more information, visit the Company's

"Based on its leading domain expertise, OpenPages has developed a flexible
and easy-to-use solution that can be deployed quickly," said Wade Vann,
chief information officer at Simmons. "We chose SOX Express because it has
the strongest functionality for our evolving compliance requirements."

OpenPages SOX Express is the market-leading software solution for reducing
the time and resource costs associated with ongoing compliance for Sections
302 and 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. SOX Express combines powerful
document management, business process management and flexible reporting
capabilities in an extremely easy-to-use environment that enables an
organization to document financial controls and automate the end-to-end
compliance process. Completely Web-based, SOX Express maximizes end-user
participation with little training. Its dashboards can be used by project
managers, documentation team members, internal auditors and external
auditors to plan, document and test the internal controls framework of the
company, and to attest to the financial statements.

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