DataSource Wins Major Contract with the State of Maryland Dept. of Transportation

DataSource Selected to Provide Y2K Inventory, Assessment and Remediation

for Over 300 Systems

May 12, 1999, 01:00 ET from DataSource, Inc.

    SILVER SPRING, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSource, Inc., a $15 million
 company that provides information systems engineering, business process
 reengineering, and network design to the commercial and government marketplace
 announces that it has won a contract with the State of Maryland Department of
 Transportation (MDOT) to supply inventory, assessment and remediation support
 for Year 2000 (Y2K) compliance for more than 300 systems.
     DataSource, Inc. will work on MDOT's client/server and PC-based systems
 and databases to alleviate potential interruptions to the state's mission
 critical systems due to Y2K non-compliance.  DataSource, Inc. uses a proven
 Y2K methodology for efforts such as this one, which addresses custom systems
 and database applications, COTS/third party software and office automation
     DataSource, Inc. has gone from 1 to more than 80 employees in just over
 four years.  "We have grown at a tremendously fast rate because we have shown
 commitment -- to our employees, to our customers, and to the company as a
 whole -- we have been unwavering in our desire to build something of value,"
 said Pamela W. Hopkins, President and Chief Executive Officer for DataSource,
     DataSource, Inc. expects to expand by pursuing large contracts, product
 development, and e-commerce.  The three to five year vision is to become a
 company whose core business comprises complementary products and services.
 Plans are for DataSource, Inc. to continue to grow at a rapid pace.  The
 culture will remain focused on commitment, and the company hopes to be at
 $100M in revenue within 5-7 years.
     Founded in 1994 by Pamela Hopkins, DataSource has gone from a solo
 operation with $230,000 in revenue to more than 80 people, sizable office
 space, a long list of happy clients and projected revenues of $15 million --
 all in under five years. DataSource is headquartered in Silver Spring,

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