CALNET provides IT consulting services to NSA

November 11, 2003

Vienna, VA.-November 11, 2003 - CALNET, Inc. a Virginia based IT and technical services solution provider supporting Department of Defense and intelligence community customers, announced today that it is providing IT consulting services to the National Security Agency (NSA) on the Groundbreaker project.

The National Security Agency (NSA) has established an official government-industry partnership for Information Technology Infrastructure (ITI) services within the areas of Telephony, Distributed Computing, Enterprise Management, and Networks by awarding a prime contract to the CSC-led Alliance Team. The Alliance Team, self-named as Eagle Alliance, is a CSC-led joint venture in partnership with Logicon, a Northrop Grumman company. Additionally, the team comprises strategic alliance partners that include General Dynamics for telephony and networks, Keane Federal Systems for distributed computing and enterprise management support, and Omen, Inc., a small business that will integrate the Eagle Alliance small business consortium. Technology and Service Delivery Partners for this Alliance Team include ACS Defense, BTG, CACI, Compaq, TRW, Windemere, Fiber Plus, Verizon, and Superior Communications.

Calnet is part of the consortium of small businesses providing IT consulting services on the Groundbreaker project.

As an agency in transition, NSA continues to address the technology explosion of the past decade by leveraging the expertise of the commercial marketplace through an aggressive reformed acquisition strategy. The Eagle Alliance Team will be responsible for redefining and implementing new ITI processes and end-to-end solutions under a contract that has a potential duration of 10 years with a potential value that exceeds $2 billion.

Kaleem Shah, President of Calnet, commented on the award, stating, "We are pleased to have been selected for this contract to provide IT consulting services to NSA. This is a great win for Calnet and it is a continuation of our long-term relationship building with our clients and our vision of helping NSA and other DOD customers as a significant expansion of the scale of our effort in support of the intelligence community customers across the various Federal Agencies."

Calnet will provide a wide variety of IT consulting services under the contract including: LAN/WAN system administration and support, help desk operations and maintenance, engineering support, configuration management, and lifecycle software development support for NSA’s Groundbreaker project.

About CALNET Inc.

A Partnership for Success

CALNET delivers explicit results through the application of IT and Telecommunications 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 (877) 3-CALNET.

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