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DirectNET Attains Preferred Supplier Status with Lockheed Martin

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Press Release – DirectNET Attains Preferred Supplier Status with Lockheed Martin Corporation

Broomfield, CO—December 29, 2008 — DirectNET the nation’s largest, vendor-independent value-added reseller of data center infrastructure solutions, announced it has successfully achieved preferred supplier status with Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT). This status recognizes DirectNET as qualified supplier throughout all of Lockheed Martin’s subsidiaries and locations, allowing the organizations to further expand their business relationship.

“We are pleased with our position as an approved supplier for LMCO and the opportunities this status will bring to us as we strive to provide efficient solutions to all of our clients,” commented Steve Lewis, Director of Sales for DirectNET.

DirectNET attained this preferred status after completing a thorough quality assurance audit. During this time, their business operations— including sales processes, order placement, order tracking, and quality control—were examined to ensure compliance with Lockheed’s purchasing standards. Passing the audit creates additional opportunities with Lockheed both domestically and abroad for the full scope of DirectNET’s data center efficiency products.

“Passing the survey allows us to be a supplier in the Lockheed systems across the world which is an incredible opportunity,” remarked Candice Oh, Operations Manager for DirectNET.

In addition, DirectNET’s survey performance affirms the organization’s commitment to prompt, dependable service and support for all of its customers.

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42U DirectNET Exceeds Performance Rating

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Press Release 42U DirectNET Exceeds Lockheed Martin Supplier Performance Rating

Broomfield, CO – January 22, 2006: DirectNET, Inc. / 42U Data Center Solutions is proud to announce that it has achieved a superior rating with the Lockheed Martin Corporation world-class supply and account management process for the first half of 2005.

During a six month time frame starting in January of 2005, 42U maintained over a 95 performance rating when averaging scores calculated from categories such as delivery, quality, service, and overall performance. The Lockheed Martin rating scale guidelines also take into consideration additional factors based on generating delivery, product inspection, equipment testing, and total service evaluation.

“42U’s unique solution sales model enables us to provide the highest level of pre and post sales support. We strive to give our customers an outstanding experience from needs analysis to installation and support. Lockheed Martin, recently rated 42U a 96% “Total Performance Rating” for delivery, quality and service, with quality and service categories both receiving 100%.” says Jon Inaba, Director of Sales at 42U.

Maintaining a performance score above 95 is a critical contributing factor to the overall success of Lockheed Martin’s daily operations. 42U’s sales and account management teams contribute the favorable rating to a strong work ethic and exceptional customer service standards.

About 42U
42U is a business unit of DirectNET Inc., headquartered in Broomfield, CO. 42U is the nation’s largest value-added reseller of datacenter and server management solutions. The company is dedicated to providing the highest levels of technical expertise, product knowledge, and value-added services in the industry.

Since 1995, 42U has established itself as the leader in the marketplace. The company’s commitment to being the best is evident in every facet of business operations and ongoing improvement and customer astonishment are primary business tenets.

Providing multi-vendor solutions, support, and expertise allows the company to tailor solutions to specific client needs and goals. 42U is a leading value-added reseller for Raritan Computer, Avocent Corporation, Minicom Advanced Systems, Rose Electronics, thinklogical, NetBotz, Server Technology, and Gefen products.

About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, Lockheed Martin employs about 125,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products and services.


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