Charon Systems

March 31, 2005 09:10 ET

Charon Systems Once Again Recognized as One of Canada's Top Technology Companies by the Highly-Regarded Branham300 Listing


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MARCH 31, 2005 - 09:10 ET

Charon Systems Once Again Recognized as One of
Canada's Top Technology Companies by the
Highly-Regarded Branham300 Listing

TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - Mar 31, 2005) -

Branham Group Also Names Charon Systems As One Of The "Top 25 Canadian
IT Professional Services Companies"

Charon Systems Inc., (www.charon.com), a Bell Canada company and
Canada's leading end-to-end full-service information technology
provider, has again been named to the Branham Group Inc.'s "Branham300"
list for the 'Top 25 Canadian IT Professional Services Companies'
category. This follows quick on the heels of Charon Systems winning the
highly prestigious "Citrix Solution Advisor of the Year" award earlier
this year. Now it its 12th year, the Branham300 is recognized as the
most comprehensive and trusted source of information on the health of
the Canadian Information Technology industry including the top 250
Canadian, top 25 multinational, and top 25 Up & Coming IT companies in
Canada. Being listed on such a trusted source is a tremendous
achievement.

"Being named to the Branham300 clearly recognizes Charon Systems'
position as a technology leader in Canada," said David Fung, president
of Charon Systems. "Charon Systems firmly believes that to remain
competitive in today's dynamic business market any successful technology
provider must build its worth on knowledge, sales, and service
excellence, and once again being listed on the Branham300 is further
proof that this strategy works."

Branham's annual listing of Canada's top privately- and publicly-held
information technology companies is available in the March/April issue
of Backbone Magazine, which is distributed primarily through Globe
Distribution Services to The Globe and Mail's subscribers in most major
city centres across Canada.

The prestigious Branham300 listing follows Charon Systems, a Platinum
Citrix (Nasdaq:CTXS) Solutions Advisor, winning an unprecedented third
"Citrix Solutions Advisor of the Year" award as the Citrix Systems
premier technology provider in Canada. The annual award is presented to
the top-performing Platinum and Gold Solution Advisors in the United
States, Canada, and Latin America. Citrix Systems recognized Charon
Systems outstanding sales and support of Citrix application server
computing solutions across Canada, and its dedication to meeting Citrix
technical certification requirements.

In addition to Charon Systems recognition as the number one Citrix
reseller in Canada, Charon Systems operates four Citrix Authorized
Learning Centres (CALCs) in Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal and is
a six-time winner of Citrix's CALC of the Quarter Award for the Canadian
region. As a Platinum Citrix Solution Advisor, Charon Systems provides
consultation, installation, integration and support for the Citrix
product line, which offers a high-performance, cost-effective way to
deploy, access, and manage business-critical applications throughout an
enterprise.

About Charon Systems

For over a decade, Charon Systems, a Bell Canada company, has been at
the forefront of the information revolution, working with clients in all
industries to help them leverage the strengths of IT investments, to
optimize their business performance and produce value-driven results. As
one of Canada's leading end-to-end information technology solution
providers, Charon Systems combines technology and business expertise
with innovation, real-life experience, value, and flexibility -
partnering with clients as a trusted advisor, to deliver strategic,
cost-efficient solutions that precisely meet and surpass their business
and technology needs. More than 2,000 business and government
organizations, both local and national, rely on Charon Systems to
innovatively and effectively plan, build, integrate, consolidate,
secure, and manage their IT infrastructures, using Charon's time proven
best practices. Bell Canada is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE:BCE).
For more information on Charon Systems, please visit www.charon.com.

Charon Systems, A Bell Canada company, is a trademark of Charon Systems.
Other products mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered
trademarks of their respective owners.

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