The Siemon Company and ShoreGroup Sign Certified Reseller Agreement

Partnership Ensures Customers Highest Quality Design And

Installation Services for Network Cabling



Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from ShoreGroup, Inc.

    WATERTOWN, Conn., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Siemon Company is pleased
 to announce it has signed a Certified Reseller agreement with ShoreGroup, Inc.
 to provide certified Siemon Cabling System(R) installations. ShoreGroup has
 been selected as a Siemon Certified Reseller based on its expertise designing
 and installing advanced Siemon cabling solutions.
     To achieve certification, resellers are required to meet stringent
 qualification requirements and successfully complete Siemon's rigorous
 training program. Authorized Designers and Installers attend Siemon training
 centers, where they learn in-depth procedures for the design and installation
 of the Siemon Cabling System. The training course is an intensive one-week
 program that includes classroom and hands-on training. The training program is
 ISO 9001 certified and based on the best practices of relevant EIA/TIA and ISO
 standards, ensuring the highest levels of quality in training worldwide.
 Siemon supports Certified Resellers with a dedicated support team to help with
 registration, design, resource coordination, and warranty administration.
     "We are pleased to welcome ShoreGroup as a Siemon Certified Reseller,"
 said CK Siemon, Vice President of Siemon Reseller Services. "ShoreGroup has
 demonstrated the 'know-how' needed to make Siemon Cabling Systems work for
 their customers. Their expertise, commitment to customer service and years of
 real-world experience designing and implementing network cabling systems have
 won them a solid reputation for excellent service to their customers."
     Commenting on the signing of the agreement, Robert Ditta, president and
 COO of ShoreGroup said, "The Siemon Company is a leader in the design and
 manufacture of high performance and high quality structured cabling system
 components. Our mission is to provide the best possible products, systems and
 services to ShoreGroup clients. That is why we are seeking to build
 partnerships with leading solution providers, such as The Siemon Company, to
 enable us to deliver the highest quality networking solutions available."
     To learn more about ShoreGroup's professional network services, please
 call 1-(800) 893-2165 or visit http://www.shoregroup.com.  For more
 information on The Siemon Company's products and programs, please call
 1-866-474-1197 or visit http://www.siemon.com.
 
     About The Siemon Company
     The Siemon Company is a global leader in the design and manufacture of
 high performance cabling system components for IT networks. Siemon's
 dedication to technology leadership in its field of expertise is evident from
 its more than 300 US and international patents related to telecommunications
 cabling. The Siemon Company has also achieved ISO 9001, 9002 and 14001
 certifications demonstrating its commitment to superior quality and
 environmental safety.
     Visit Siemon at http://www.siemon.com.
 
     About ShoreGroup, Inc.
     ShoreGroup, Inc. is a premier network infrastructure professional services
 firm that designs, manages and builds advanced networks that use complex
 routing, structured wire, fiber-optic, wireless, and other emerging
 technologies. The company has offices in New York City and Newburgh, N.Y.,
 with a technology center located in Syracuse, N.Y.
     Core competencies in system integration include converged networks
 (voice, data, video), IP telephony, wireless communications, LAN/WAN, network
 security, network management, and physical layer services, In addition,
 ShoreGroup offers CaseSentry(TM), a fully integrated network management
 application available by subscription. ShoreGroup manages and maintains the
 network management system, freeing IT staff to focus on essential network
 issues.
     ShoreGroup is a Cisco(R) Silver-Certified partner. Engineering staff
 includes Cisco Certified Internetworking Engineers (CCIEs) with
 specializations in voice access and security along with Registered
 Communications Distribution Designers (RCDDs) to design/build wiring and
 fiber-optic infrastructures. ShoreGroup's team combines extensive network
 experience with a thoroughly efficient network integration process, including
 pre-staging and PMI-based project management designed to minimize impact on
 the customer's business.
     ShoreGroup merged with JRCI, a leading structured wire firm, in 2001.
     Visit http://www.shoregroup.com/ for more information.
 
     ShoreGroup(TM) and CaseSentry(TM) are trademarks of ShoreGroup, Inc. All
 other marks are the property of their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE ShoreGroup, Inc.
    WATERTOWN, Conn., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Siemon Company is pleased
 to announce it has signed a Certified Reseller agreement with ShoreGroup, Inc.
 to provide certified Siemon Cabling System(R) installations. ShoreGroup has
 been selected as a Siemon Certified Reseller based on its expertise designing
 and installing advanced Siemon cabling solutions.
     To achieve certification, resellers are required to meet stringent
 qualification requirements and successfully complete Siemon's rigorous
 training program. Authorized Designers and Installers attend Siemon training
 centers, where they learn in-depth procedures for the design and installation
 of the Siemon Cabling System. The training course is an intensive one-week
 program that includes classroom and hands-on training. The training program is
 ISO 9001 certified and based on the best practices of relevant EIA/TIA and ISO
 standards, ensuring the highest levels of quality in training worldwide.
 Siemon supports Certified Resellers with a dedicated support team to help with
 registration, design, resource coordination, and warranty administration.
     "We are pleased to welcome ShoreGroup as a Siemon Certified Reseller,"
 said CK Siemon, Vice President of Siemon Reseller Services. "ShoreGroup has
 demonstrated the 'know-how' needed to make Siemon Cabling Systems work for
 their customers. Their expertise, commitment to customer service and years of
 real-world experience designing and implementing network cabling systems have
 won them a solid reputation for excellent service to their customers."
     Commenting on the signing of the agreement, Robert Ditta, president and
 COO of ShoreGroup said, "The Siemon Company is a leader in the design and
 manufacture of high performance and high quality structured cabling system
 components. Our mission is to provide the best possible products, systems and
 services to ShoreGroup clients. That is why we are seeking to build
 partnerships with leading solution providers, such as The Siemon Company, to
 enable us to deliver the highest quality networking solutions available."
     To learn more about ShoreGroup's professional network services, please
 call 1-(800) 893-2165 or visit http://www.shoregroup.com.  For more
 information on The Siemon Company's products and programs, please call
 1-866-474-1197 or visit http://www.siemon.com.
 
     About The Siemon Company
     The Siemon Company is a global leader in the design and manufacture of
 high performance cabling system components for IT networks. Siemon's
 dedication to technology leadership in its field of expertise is evident from
 its more than 300 US and international patents related to telecommunications
 cabling. The Siemon Company has also achieved ISO 9001, 9002 and 14001
 certifications demonstrating its commitment to superior quality and
 environmental safety.
     Visit Siemon at http://www.siemon.com.
 
     About ShoreGroup, Inc.
     ShoreGroup, Inc. is a premier network infrastructure professional services
 firm that designs, manages and builds advanced networks that use complex
 routing, structured wire, fiber-optic, wireless, and other emerging
 technologies. The company has offices in New York City and Newburgh, N.Y.,
 with a technology center located in Syracuse, N.Y.
     Core competencies in system integration include converged networks
 (voice, data, video), IP telephony, wireless communications, LAN/WAN, network
 security, network management, and physical layer services, In addition,
 ShoreGroup offers CaseSentry(TM), a fully integrated network management
 application available by subscription. ShoreGroup manages and maintains the
 network management system, freeing IT staff to focus on essential network
 issues.
     ShoreGroup is a Cisco(R) Silver-Certified partner. Engineering staff
 includes Cisco Certified Internetworking Engineers (CCIEs) with
 specializations in voice access and security along with Registered
 Communications Distribution Designers (RCDDs) to design/build wiring and
 fiber-optic infrastructures. ShoreGroup's team combines extensive network
 experience with a thoroughly efficient network integration process, including
 pre-staging and PMI-based project management designed to minimize impact on
 the customer's business.
     ShoreGroup merged with JRCI, a leading structured wire firm, in 2001.
     Visit http://www.shoregroup.com/ for more information.
 
     ShoreGroup(TM) and CaseSentry(TM) are trademarks of ShoreGroup, Inc. All
 other marks are the property of their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  ShoreGroup, Inc.