DLT Solutions & Grant Thornton LLP Partner to Provide Oracle Application Implementation and Consulting Services

Wednesday, March 11, 1998
Firms combine Oracle knowledge, experience, and government expertise with technology leadership in Oracle Enterprise Applications to help agencies translate technology investment into operational performance improvement.

Herndon, March 11, 1998--- DLT Solutions announced today it will provide value-added services for Oracle Public Sector Applications through a strategic alliance with Grant Thornton LLP. By working with Grant Thornton, DLT now brings critical high-value-added services to its government and education clients for Oracle Public Sector Applications.

Chosen by DLT to provide support services, Grant Thornton will receive the benefit of DLT's expertise in configuration and delivery of Oracle packaged software. "This alliance increases DLT's ability to successfully deliver Oracle Application technology to our government clients," said Ned Miller, vice president of DLT Solutions, Inc. "Grant Thornton's designated pre-sales consultants complement DLT in the qualification, solution design and implementation of any Oracle Application solution."

Industry knowledge, preparation, and experience are key to the successful implementation of Oracle Enterprise Applications. Grant Thornton's dedication to servicing mid-size organizations focuses their implementation methods on delivering rapid time-to-benefit solutions. Grant Thornton maintains Oracle Application Centers of Excellence where Oracle training, prototyping, solution set development and integration, and testing services are offered.

"The partnership between DLT and Grant Thornton demonstrates Oracle's commitment to the success of its partners' and ultimately our customers' in the rapidly growing Oracle Public Sector Applications market," said Susan Lynch, Director of Application Partner Programs, Oracle Corp. "Government and education customers require scaleable and reliable solutions to fit their business needs, and the relationship with Grant Thornton will help DLT develop, market and deliver Oracle-based solutions to meet these needs."

"We are excited about the opportunity to expand our relationship with Oracle through our partnership with DLT Solutions, Inc.," said Douglas Stevens, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP. "This allows us to establish a new benchmark for total solution delivery to the public sector and education market. The beneficiaries are ultimately the government agencies who will benefit from the combination of DLT's ability to deliver Oracle technology and Grant Thornton's focused knowledge, experience, and methods of implementing scalable Oracle enterprise solutions."

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International. Worldwide, Grant Thornton International has more than 18,000 people in over 500 offices in 82 countries. Grant Thornton partners and professionals deliver a wide range of value-added management consulting, assurance, and tax services in five primary markets: manufacturing; distribution; financial services; construction and real estate; and exempts. A 70 year history of providing superior service to midsize companies positions Grant Thornton as the preeminent provider of professional services to this market.

Oracle Corporation is the world's leading supplier of software for information management and the world's second largest software company. With annual revenues of more than $6.3 billion, the company offers its database, application server, tools and application products, along with related consulting, education and support services, in more than 140 countries around the world.

About DLT Solutions
Founded in 1991, DLT Solutions delivers best of class technology solutions to federal, state and municipal governments and businesses from its headquarters in Herndon, VA. To achieve that mission, DLT has tightly integrated itself with some of the most prominent IT Software and hardware manufacturers in the world, including Autodesk, Google, NetApp, Oracle, Quest Software, Red Hat, SolarWinds and Symantec, among others. With its product portfolio, multiple procurement vehicles and award-winning track record, DLT confidently supports public sector clients in the technology implementation required to achieve their agency missions. DLT was recently honored as number one in the Term Software License category in the GSA IT Catalog of Top IT Contractors on GSA Schedule 70. For more information or to place an order, contact DLT Solutions at 888-358-4472; email sales@dlt.com or visit www.dlt.com.