SOURCE: NewMarket Technology, Inc.

NewMarket Technology, Inc.

April 22, 2010 09:20 ET

NewMarket Technology, Inc.'s RKM IT Solutions Renews Outsourcing Services Contract With Bigott Cigars

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - April 22, 2010) -  NewMarket Technology, Inc.'s (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) subsidiary RKM IT Solutions recently renewed its annual services agreement with Bigott Cigars of South America to outsource their entire helpdesk services for the fourth consecutive year. NewMarket has a focus on growing its outsourcing services offering to improve the Company's percentage of revenue resulting from recurring contracts. NewMarket provides systems integration services, to include technology reseller, customization, integration, outsourcing and support services, in Southeast Asia, Latin America and North America, as well as China, and is actively expanding its business services into the growing markets of East Africa.

Bigott Cigars ( is a more than 80-year-old, high-quality tobacco producer headquartered in Venezuela. Bigott controls 87% of the market share in Venezuela and markets their products to the public under the brands Belmont, Consul, Lucky Strike, Kent and Viceroy. Additionally, Bigott is the first private company in Venezuela to contribute to the state treasury and a member of the British American Tobacco Group. The British American Tobacco Group, more than 100 years old, has 81 factories in 64 countries and controls 14.6% of the world market.

RKM is a subsidiary of NewMarket Technology and an established systems integration firm based in Venezuela servicing northern Latin America. RKM is one of the largest Microsoft Large Account Resellers in Venezuela and received the prestigious Associate of the Year in Advanced Infrastructure Solutions award at FOCUS 2009.

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About NewMarket Technology, Inc. (

NewMarket provides systems integration, technology infrastructure services and emerging technology worldwide. NewMarket has a focus on providing technology and support services to rapidly growing economies where technology purchasing is on the rise. In addition to its base of operations in North America, NewMarket has operations today in the growing economies of China, Southeast Asia, Brazil and Northern Latin America. Last year the Company reported over $40 million in revenue from Asia and over $20 million in revenue from Latin America. Overall, NewMarket reported over $95 million in revenue for 2008.

Across the globe, NewMarket is a Microsoft and Oracle partner, distributes various computer hardware and peripherals from brand partners such as Dell, HP, IBM, Cisco, Sony, Epson, Canon and Sanyo and is also an authorized reseller of operating systems and various software from companies such as Red Hat, Sybase, IBM, BEA, Veritas and others. Additionally, the Company works with emerging technologies such as mobile computing, various security and wireless broadband technologies. NewMarket's rapid growth since 2002 has placed the Company on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for 5 consecutive years. NewMarket was recognized as the third fastest growing technology company in the United States in 2006 and the number one fastest growing technology company in North Texas for two years in a row.

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