EASLEY, SC – (MARKET WIRE) – January 5, 2010 – CSI Technology Outfitters (Computer Software Innovations, Inc.) (OTC BB:CSWI.OB) today announced it has joined Dell’s PartnerDirect program as a Certified Dell Partner. Built on three main tenets of simplifying IT, less complexity, and the advantages offered by the Dell business model, PartnerDirect will create a lasting and mutually beneficial relationship between Dell and CSI. CSI is one of less than sixty partners nationwide who are participating in the ESL (Education, State, and Local government) partner program.
As a Certified Dell Partner specializing in Enterprise Architecture, CSI gains additional expertise in key enterprise products and solutions, including servers, storage, virtualization, computing flexibility and energy efficiency.
In addition to the basic benefits available to Dell Registered Partners, Dell Certified Partners can take advantage of access to demonstration units, field-based account management, and a range of financing options, deal registration and support.
PartnerDirect, administered by the Dell Americas Channel Group led by Greg Davis, is designed to provide companies like CSI with the opportunity to utilize Dell’s enterprise expertise while also helping Dell to evolve its culture.
“The partnership with Dell reinforces CSI’s commitment to the public sector market as we continue to work very closely with many school districts as well as city and county governments across the Southeast”, said Keone Trask, CSI’s VP of Business Development . “By offering the Dell products and solutions to our clients, we are able to bring increased value to the full solutions we are providing to them.”
Through PartnerDirect, Dell is formalizing existing initiatives to help partners like CSI increase profitability and deliver greater value and choice to their customers. In December 2007, Dell launched a dedicated partner online community to broaden conversations about how Dell can best meet the needs of its partners and work with them to simplify information technology for their customers.
Organizations interested in Dell’s PartnerDirect program can learn more by visiting www.dell.com/partner.
About Computer Software Innovations, Inc.
CSI provides software and technology solutions to public sector markets. The CSI 21st Century Connected School solution has established the company as a major technology provider to the southeast education market. The CSI 21st Century Connected School is a seamless integration of instruction, collaboration, and network solutions that has been a significant factor in doubling company revenue in the past two years to over $58 million and increasing education revenue contribution to approximately 90% of total revenue.
The CSI solution portfolio encompasses proprietary accounting software specialized for the public sector, lesson planning and identity lifecycle management software, SharePoint development, network infrastructure and end device solutions, IP telephony and IP convergence applications, network management solutions and services, and interactive classroom technologies. More information about CSI (OTC BB:CSWI.OB - News) is available at www.csioutfitters.com.
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-- an inability to perform customer contracts at anticipated cost levels;
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-- market acceptance of our new software, technology and services offerings;
-- an economic downturn; and
-- changes in the competitive marketplace and/or customer requirements.
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Company Contact: Elizabeth Shine
Company Contact: David Dechant
Computer Software Innovations, Inc.
Investor Contact: Daniel Conway
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