SOURCE: TCI

May 17, 2005 08:00 ET

How Will You Get Back to Business When You Can't Get Back in Your Building?

Gimme Shelter... TCI Opens 'Business Continuity Center' for DC Area Businesses Shut Down by a Disaster

SPRINGFIELD, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 17, 2005 -- TCI, a leading provider of voice, data and video convergence solutions in the DC / Baltimore area, has announced the opening of its Business Continuity Center.

This facility in Springfield, Virginia, allows organizations to continue operating in the event their building becomes damaged or inaccessible due to a local disaster.

The center is a key element of TCI's Business Continuity Services and includes:

--  Fully furnished cubicles - equipped with Client-imaged PCs, IP-PBX,
    telephones, Fax & copier machines, conference rooms and more....
--  High speed Internet access with secure VPNs, Network Security &
    Monitoring services.
    
TCI's Disaster Recovery Services include:

--  A Tier 1 Secure emergency data center for immediate system recovery.
--  A Network Operations & Security Center (NOSC) staffed with Certified
    Engineers 24x7x365.
    
"Unplanned downtime affects companies of all sizes, impacting revenue, customer satisfaction, and overall productivity -- each are essential to compete in today's fast-paced business environment," notes Dan Testa, President and CEO of TCI.

"Today's businesses rely heavily on voice, data, and networks. Any disruptions to these technologies will have an impact to your customers, employees, and your bottom line. TCI helps defend businesses against unforeseen events, and can restore your business functions in an emergency," added Ed Runowski, Director of Business Continuity Services at TCI. "Our customers have peace of mind knowing they can still take care of their customers under the worst of circumstances."

About TCI

Headquartered in Springfield, VA, TCI has been integrating business communications systems with voice, data and video networks for 25 years. Drawing on its relationships with leading equipment vendors and service providers, TCI has installed more than 3,000 solutions for businesses, associations and governments in the DC/Baltimore metropolitan area and their remote locations nationwide.

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