and ADS Atlantic Systems, Inc. (ASI), a subsidiary of Applied Digital Solutions announced today the completion of a successful Beta test period to BevEnable(TM) ASI's Spirits 2000 Cash Register and POS management software solution for retail liquor stores nationwide. The partnership allows retailers using ASI's solution to not only track sales, inventory, accounts payable and generate purchase orders, but also now allows them to research product availability and seamlessly and electronically submit purchase orders to wholesale distributors signed on with gains a valuable distribution channel to over 600 of the nation's top-grossing retail package stores.

John McCarthy, President of ASI explained, "Until now, our retailers were able to manage their inventory and procurement functions to the point of actually placing orders. Now that the Spirits 2000 system is BevEnabled, the loop is closed. Retailers can now submit orders directly to wholesalers and receive electronic confirmations.'s unique relationship with wholesalers allows for functionality never before available to our customers."

"We are thrilled to announce that ADS Atlantic Systems is BevEnabled(TM)," stated Paul Brinberg, Vice President of Business Development for "Because of our unique position within the marketplace and our strategic mission of bringing retailers and distributors closer together than they've ever been before, we are able to offer unprecedented functionality to ASI's Spirits 2000 customers. ASI's focus on ease-of-use and their customer- centric approach are also natural fits for's founding corporate philosophy."

"We are pleased to announce ADS Atlantic Systems as the first Premier Partner in a cadre of industry leaders," said Greg Ahnert, co-Founder and co-CEO of "As we carry on providing solutions that maximize the value retailers, distributors, and their sales forces are able to provide to the end-consumer, will continue to forge relationships that leverage our unique position in the marketplace." will be announcing similar relationships in the near future.

About ( is the first online Industry Exchange for the beverage alcohol trade, which provides a more efficient and easy-to-use procurement process for licensed retail buyers of wine, spirits and beer. Through Beverage Media Group, the company's offline component which publishes the nation's premier beverage alcohol trade magazines and serves as the national office for The Beverage Network, delivers timely information to over 140,000 beverage alcohol licensees across the country each month.

Together, and Beverage Media Group represent the industry's leading wholesalers, suppliers and retail buyers by empowering them with fully-secure proprietary e-commerce technology that increases operational efficiency through centralized and personalized ordering, detailed product information, and highly targeted advertising.

About ADS Atlantic Systems, Inc.

ADS Atlantic Systems, Inc. a subsidiary of publicly held Applied Digital Solutions, has been providing the best in point-of-sale cash register solutions since 1980. The company provides custom software, complete hardware installation, training and support for top-tier retail liquor store operators across the country. ASI is staffed by an experienced team of sales, programming, engineering and technical support staff committed to ongoing development of the total package in order to maintain a high level product. The company boasts more than 100 years of collective experience to share with retailers. The system was written expressly for the retail liquor industry and pays attention to the specific needs of today's changing business. Statements about the Company's future expectations, including future revenue and earnings and all other statements in this press release other than historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbors created thereby. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results could differ materially from expected results.