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JOINS VITAL NETWORK SERVICES’ CHANNEL PARTNER
HOUSTON, Texas and TAMPA, Florida -- October 1, 2003 -- Business Integrators, Inc. (BII), a Houston-based total technology solution provider, today announced that it has joined VITAL Network Services’ Channel Partner Program to provide its clients with enhanced technical capabilities and breadth of onsite coverage.
As a result of their participation in VITAL’s Channel Partner Program, BII will be expanding their current offerings to include around-the-clock multivendor services as well as expanded onsite coverage for their clients’ remote sites throughout the U.S.
“Business Integrators, Inc. is excited over the new relationship with VITAL Network Services,” said Robert Baugh, president of Business Integrators, Inc. “The utilization of VITAL’s services will enable BII to provide additional leading edge technology and services to maximize our client’s productivity and profitability.”
“We are pleased to welcome Business Integrators, Inc. as a VITAL Channel Partner,” said John Koehler, president and CEO of VITAL Network Services. “As a VITAL Channel Partner, BII will have access to an array of proven service and support capabilities to further augment their capabilities and deliver a one-stop shopping scenario for their clients.”
Established in June of 2003, VITAL’s Channel Partner Program helps VARs and Integrators acquire additional revenue opportunities and strengthen customer relationships by supplementing their existing operations with access to an expansive network of field technicians around-the-world and a wealth of multivendor service and support expertise. VITAL supports its Channel Partners in their sales endeavors with pre-sales, sales and marketing assistance. More information about VITAL’s Channel Partner Program can be obtained on VITAL’s Web site at http://www.vital-ns.com/Partners/ChannelPartner.htm or by calling 1-888-248-4825 x5144.
About VITAL Network Services
VITAL Network Services, a global, multivendor support provider, delivers world-class network support services to large enterprise customers, network equipment manufacturers, integrators, value-added resellers, distributors, and carriers around the world. VITAL’s comprehensive portfolio of data, voice, and video network services helps customers realize the full value of their network by addressing all facets of the network lifecycle including network design and planning, integration, training, maintenance, and proactive monitoring. With its own technical staff and access to a network of over 3000 field technicians located throughout the world, VITAL provides onsite service in more than 60 countries across six continents.
VITAL provides around-the-clock support for over 2000 customers worldwide from its operations centers in the US and England. Corporate headquarters are located in Tampa, Florida with sales and field support organizations throughout the world. More information about VITAL and its services is available at www.vital-ns.com , or by calling 1-888-248-4825 (U.S. and Canada) or 1-813-818-5144 worldwide.
About Business Integrators, Inc.
Business Integrators, Inc. is a privately-held, Houston, Texas Corporation founded in 1993, to serve the small to medium business computer market. BII specializes in the design and integration of e-Business Solutions utilizing multivendor hardware platforms. BII is also one of IBM’s largest Solution Providers in the Western Region providing IBM e-Servers, Intel Servers and Storage Solutions. Since inception Business Integrators, Inc. has gained a reputation for providing “One-Stop-Shopping” and “Best of Breed” in products and services. BII awards and recognitions include: IBM Premier Business Partner (1999-2003), Lotus Domino Premier Partner (1999-2003), Finalist for National Entrepreneur of the Year (1997-99), INC. 500 Company (1998-99), Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Houston (1996-98), and IBM Eagle Award recipient (2002).
Additional information about Business Integrators, Inc. and the products and services offered can be obtained at www.biin.com or by calling 713-425-4500.