SOURCE: NewMarket Technology, Inc.

NewMarket Technology, Inc.

April 28, 2010 08:35 ET

NewMarket's (NWMT) RKM Signs $2.3 Million, Three-Year Microsoft Licensing Contract

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - April 28, 2010) - NewMarket Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) (OTCQB: NWMT) today announced the Company's subsidiary RKM IT Solutions has signed a three-year renewal contract to provide Microsoft licensing to their existing client, Electricidad de Caracas (http://www.laedc.com.ve/) in Latin America. The three-year contract value is U.S. $2.3 million. NewMarket and its subsidiaries are focused on turning short-term, project-based contracts into long-term contracts to support their recurring revenue business. Founded in 1895, Electricidad de Caracas generates, sells and distributes electricity to more than one million residential and commercial customers in the Caracas, Venezuela area.

Microsoft Large Account Reseller (LAR) and Enterprise Software Advisor (ESA) in Latin America

RKM is a Microsoft Large Account Reseller (LAR) and Enterprise Software Advisor (ESA) in Latin America and received the prestigious Associate of the Year in Advanced Infrastructure Solutions award at FOCUS 2009. Mid-Market and corporate customers in Latin America seek out the services of LAR/ESAs when implementing large Microsoft-based IT projects. Through this partnership with Microsoft, RKM offers high volume licensing, specifically "Enterprise Agreement" (EA) and "Select" for companies with more than 250 PCs and support services to large enterprises and institutional customers.

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About NewMarket Technology, Inc. (http://www.newmarkettechnology.com/)

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 and reported over $98 million in profitable revenue for 2009.

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 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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