CALNET Joins Select Bioinformatics Coalition

November 28, 2001

Vienna, Virginia, November 28, 2001 - CALNET, Inc. a leading provider of Information Technology and Telecommunications Solutions, announced today that they have joined the select membership of the BIO IT Coalition in Northern Virginia.

"CALNET's presence in the healthcare market and this new partnership represents our active commitment to remain on the forefront of this exciting industry. We strongly believe that leveraging proven technologies and related business frameworks will effectively address the needs of this rapidly changing field. We look forward to the collaborative work related to fast emerging technologies and standards such as Bioinformatics, XML, WAP and Web services to leverage the need for access to critical information and resource sharing that the Internet provides." said, Kaleem Shah, President of CALNET, Inc..

CALNET's Healthcare practice helps its clients through the strategic application of information technology. CALNET works with clients to create reusable digital assets that are used across geographies areas, rationalize a broad range of existing initiatives, and reduce their development and operating costs in applying information technology. CALNET's Healthcare solutions team has utilized its domain and e-business expertise to help clients build e-applications with explicit results.

About CALNET Inc.

CALNET delivers explicit results through the application of IT and Telecom solutions and best practices. We are a consulting services firm to many of the largest corporate, government, telecommunications, manufacturing and financial organizations in the world. CALNET consultants help our customers remain agile by integrating solutions that can deliver positive bottom line results and tangible outcomes. CALNET's experience in both IT and Telecom systems 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 systems. For more information please visit our web site at or contact our information technology services group at (703) 547-6800

About the BIO IT Coalition

The BIO IT Coalition is a group of DC area organizations aimed at promoting the development of bioinformatics, the convergence of information technology (IT) and biotechnology, as a vital industry in the capital region through educations, collaboration, professional development, and partnership.

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