DecisionOne Chosen as iServiceOne Partner by Data Engines

Infrastructure, Technology, Training and National Scope Key to DecisionOne's


Jan 15, 2001, 00:00 ET from DecisionOne

    FRAZER, Pa., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- DecisionOne announced today that it
 has been selected by Data Engines as the exclusive installation support
 provider for the company's iServiceOne product, a Linux-based Security Gateway
 Server.  Through the agreement, DecisionOne will provide nationwide deployment
 for iServiceOne, including installation and maintenance services.
     Dick Kelsey, president of Data Engines, points to DecisionOne's expertise
 and comprehensive support capabilities as a key factor in its selection for
 the project.  "Because of the enormous demand for our service-based products,
 Data Engines is committed to working with only the leading entities in the
 fields of product reselling and delivery/installation to help us further
 penetrate the market.  This is why we selected DecisionOne to deploy our
 iServiceOne product," Kelsey said.  "Their scope of services, proven track
 record in networking and broadband services, and ability to customize a
 national service plan for our new, emerging technology provides the depth of
 support and expertise we need to go to market quickly on a nationwide basis."
     iServiceOne is a comprehensive network security and communications
 management process designed to give small- to mid-sized businesses world-class
 protection against the dangers of doing electronic business on the Internet.
 iServiceOne transforms costly, complex IT hardware and software integration
 projects into an affordable, subscription-based service, delivering
 comprehensive Internet security over Virtual Private Networks.  The product's
 proprietary design gives customers the benefit of a server, firewall and
 router all in one unit.
     According to Bob Wilson, senior vice president, sales and marketing for
 DecisionOne, the relationship with Data Engines is ideal for both companies.
 "DecisionOne is focused on supporting the technical needs of the digital
 world, and Data Engines is focused on protecting it.  Data Engines recognized
 our expertise in supporting Linux environments and our ability to combine
 comprehensive deployment services nationwide with maintenance and other
 services, like call center support.  We're delighted they chose DecisionOne to
 help them implement rapid deployment of iServiceOne."
     DecisionOne's Deployment and Support Services help companies effectively
 manage their technology resources and keep pace with changing environments.
 The company's Technology Deployment Services enable customers to deploy a
 multitude of technologies, including desktops, DSL, wireless and other
 broadband communications devices.  Its support services help customers achieve
 maximum availability for their centrally managed systems, desktop systems,
 network systems and mobile devices.  With an extensive field support network,
 5,000 technology professionals and state-of-the-art systems, DecisionOne
 provides a single point of contact, multivendor capabilities and broad
 expertise in convergent technologies to help customers meet their deployment
 and support challenges in all IT environments.
     About Data Engines
     From its inception, Data Engines has been committed to developing premier
 Communications Security technologies, software products and technical
 services, all running parallel to corporate needs for network protection and
 communications efficiency.  Established in June 1998, Data Engines has rapidly
 metamorphosed into, and is presently transcending beyond, a global research
 and technology development corporation.  Data Engines is a security process
 management enterprise that seeks to fully integrate the constant changing
 qualities of Internet Security and Technology Management for application to
 small and large business entities.
     About DecisionOne
     Serving more than 50 percent of Fortune 1000 companies, DecisionOne is
 dedicated to providing "technology support for the digital world," and is the
 largest independent provider of multivendor computer support services in North
 America.  The company offers a variety of services to assist companies in
 managing their technology infrastructures to compete in the digital
 marketplace, including Planning & Consulting Services; Call Center Services;
 Deployment & Support Services; Network Services; and Logistics Services.
 Headquartered near Philadelphia, PA, the company employs more than
 5,000 professionals, providing technology support to customers across North
 America through an extensive network of service locations.
     More information on DecisionOne services can be found on the company's
 website at

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