EASLEY, SC – (MARKET WIRE) – January 7, 2010 – CSI Technology Outfitters (OTCBB: CSWI) (Computer Software Innovations, Inc.), a leading technology company, today announced its inclusion into the International Society for Technology in Education's (ISTE) ISTE 100 Corporate Membership Program. ISTE is an international network comprised of over 100,000 professionals in the fields of education and technology.
"We're very pleased to welcome CSI Technology Outfitters to the ISTE 100 Corporate Program," said Don Knezek, ISTE's CEO. "CSI joins a community of forward-thinking providers focused on improving digital age teaching and learning. ISTE is proud to have them as a new member and appreciates CSI's innovative contributions to student success."
As a corporate member, CSI joins the network of educational technology leaders around the world, including the Microsoft Corporation, the Dell Corporation and Promethean.
"We are thrilled to be a part of the ISTE 100 Corporate Program,” said Nancy Hedrick, CEO, CSI Technology Outfitters. "We share the same mission: To improve education by means of technology."
CSI provides software and technology solutions to public sector markets. The CSI 21st Century Connected School solution is a seamless integration of instruction, collaboration, and network solutions, and has established the company as a major technology provider to the education market. Becoming an ISTE member will allow CSI to further connect to and work with educators in the pursuit of advancing educational technology.
"The CSI Version3 Education product suite offers great tools for schools, teachers and students," said Hedrick. "We are confident the ISTE membership will allow for more collaboration between CSI and the educators of the world as we enter further into the K12 and Higher Education markets."
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.
About International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in advancing excellence in learning and teaching through innovative and effective uses of technology. ISTE is the trusted source in education technology for professional development, knowledge generation, advocacy, and leadership for innovation.
ISTE’s annual conference and exposition, formerly the National Educational Computing Conference is one of the world’s premier educational technology events. ISTE is also home to the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS). The standards deliver a roadmap for global digital-age learning skills for students, teachers, and administrators.
ISTE members include individuals, regional and international affiliate organizations, and corporations. With its affiliate network ISTE represents more than 100,000 education leaders and emerging leaders throughout the world.
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-- a reduction in anticipated sales;
-- an inability to perform customer contracts at anticipated cost levels;
-- our ability to otherwise meet the operating goals established by our business plan;
-- 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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Computer Software Innovations, Inc.
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