CALNET Joins Northern Virginia Technology Council's E-Business Committee

October 15, 2001

Vienna, Virginia, October 15, 2001 - Calnet, Inc. a leading provider of Information Technology and Telecommunications Solutions, announced today that they have joined the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) E-Business Committee.

The mission of the Software E-Business Network is to educate members on the critical role software issues play in the way business is conducted over the Internet. Technology and business issues such as service/product revenue models, global software development and deployment, intellectual property rights are explored with executives, programmers, VC firms, and professional service providers. The SeBN fosters an environment that facilitates the interchange of ideas and encourages dialogue and networking opportunities.

"We welcome our appointment in this important committee and look forward to an active participation and support of activities. We will actively help increase the credibility and value of experiences that Northern Virginia businesses need to access when making important strategic decisions in increasing competitive advantage through the use of applied Internet technologies", said Kaleem Shah, President and CEO, CALNET.

About Calnet Inc.

Calnet delivers e-business, IT and telecommunications solutions and services to many of the largest corporate, government, telecommunications, and education and Internet organizations in the world. Calnet technologists and business consultants integrate existing Internet and other emerging technologies with existing back-office and legacy systems. Calnet's experience and expertise across both, allow clients a single source for completely integrated enterprise-wide solutions, to help optimize investment in technology products, skills, tools, and infrastructure needed to continuously enhance and maintain enterprise solutions portfolios. For more information please visit our web site at or contact our information technology services group at (703) 547-6800

About NVTC

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the voice of technology business, driving the success of member companies in their fields and building recognition of the region as a global leader in technology development and application.

NVTC was founded in 1991 as a membership organization representing the interests of the technology community in Northern Virginia. The council has grown to include nearly 1,800 member companies representing the diversity of the technology industry in Northern Virginia.

NVTC focuses the strength and influence of the technology community on issues that impact the technology business and economic prosperity of our region. The council channels the collective vision and interests of this community leadership into one strong and unifying voice.

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