iGov Selected as IBM Eastern Region Public Sector Partner of the Year

Government End-to-End Solutions Provider Only Winner

in Public Sector Category

Mar 30, 2005, 00:00 ET from iGov

    MCLEAN, Va., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- iGov, a trusted authority on
 technology solutions to government agencies worldwide, has been named the IBM
 Corporation Eastern Region 2004 Public Sector Partner of the Year.  The
 announcement was made during IBM's Personal Computer Division (PCD) Eastern
 Region Kickoff Meeting in Tampa, FL.
     "iGov has forged a long, successful relationship with IBM and this award
 is a milestone in the history of that relationship," said Patrick Neven, CEO
 of iGov.  "We take special pride in being a leader in offering IBM products
 and solutions, as part of our commitment to offering the finest security,
 wireless, storage, and computer technology solutions to government clients
     Only three companies in the region were honored with a Partner of the Year
 award, and iGov is the only winner in the Public Sector category.  Winners
 were selected by Business Unit Executives within IBM based on their share of
 IBM business, their annual growth, and their revenue from IBM PC sales.
     "iGov was chosen as the Eastern Region PCD Public Sector Business Partner
 of the Year because of its clear competencies in knowing the IBM PC line and
 being able to effectively communicate IBM's ThinkVantage technologies to
 Federal customers," said Sammy Kinlaw, IBM Business Unit Executive, Eastern
 Region Channel Sales.  "This, combined with their track record of sales
 success with IBM products, made them the obvious choice for this prestigious
     IBM is the leading provider of desktop and laptop computers, and servers
 for iGov.  iGov is an IBM Premier Partner and serves as a prime resource for
 IBM in the Federal marketplace.  Former Department of Defense personnel make
 up more than half of iGov's account management and engineering staff.
     About iGov
     iGov is a trusted government advisor that provides manageable and cost-
 effective information technology solutions to agencies worldwide. iGov offers
 a full line of IT products; security, storage, wireless, and networking
 iSolutions consulting practices; and asset information management solutions.
 Established in 1996, iGov has developed a broad contract portfolio featuring
 solutions from the leading hardware and software manufacturers in the
 industry. Its expert engineers and knowledgeable sales staff build and
 implement the best solutions for our DoD and Civilian agency clients.  iGov is
 a small business with its headquarters in McLean, Va., and is online at
     Contact: Sara Luster, +1-703-287-7802, or sluster@sheahedges.com, for