SOURCE: ICS Advantage

June 30, 2005 14:27 ET

ICS Advantage Opens St. Louis Office

ST. LOUIS, MO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 30, 2005 -- ICS Advantage, LLC, a leading Chicago area technology services provider has opened a St. Louis office at 1610 Des Peres Road, Suite 370. ICS Advantage, LLC, which focuses on bringing Microsoft Solutions to middle market companies, has chosen longtime employee Scott Brennan to head up its presence in the St. Louis area. Mr. Brennan began his career in IT Consulting in 1996 and has spent the last several years as a Microsoft Business Solutions Implementation Specialist. Brennan, along with the company's team of technology professionals, will focus on offering the leading mid-market business software from Microsoft Business Solutions, namely Navision, Great Plains and Microsoft CRM. The services of ICS Advantage will help bridge the gap in Microsoft Business Solutions in the greater St. Louis area.

"The opening of our new St. Louis office is the next step for ICS in our goal to further expand our business in the Midwest," said John Kleb, ICS Advantage principal. "We are pleased to be bringing a local presence for Microsoft Business Solutions Navision to St. Louis."

With this growth into St. Louis, ICS Advantage will now have approximately 65 employees in four offices: Aurora, IL; Springfield, IL; Indianapolis, IN; and St. Louis.

ICS Advantage is the top ranking software firm in a three-state area for Microsoft Business Solutions and networking software and one of the few in the Midwest that can offer the complete suite of Microsoft Business Solutions. The firm offers mid-market companies enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions and customer relationship management (CRM) software. In addition to these and other packaged software, ICS Advantage provides a complete suite of services including network integration and custom software development services.

"We are very excited about joining the helpful and receptive MBS reseller's team in St. Louis," says Kleb, "and are pleased to be a member of the St. Louis business community."

Background

ICS Advantage, LLC, a member firm of Sikich Group, LLC, is one of the area's leading technology consulting firms. The firm was founded in 1990 as a computer consulting firm specializing in custom software design. It has been a Microsoft Certified Partner since 1996, and in 1998, the firm completed the strenuous requirements to become a Solution Center for Navision software. This designation further expands the company's ability to provide end-to-end solutions that tie into the Internet and desktop applications. Today, ICS Advantage provides a comprehensive array of computer infrastructure services, including planning, procurement, implementation, software development, and network management. The firm applies and supports leading technologies for business as well as creates solutions and upgrades the systems that keep large and small companies competitive. The firm's web site is www.icsadvantage.com .

Through its members, Sikich Group, LLC, offers a full range of multidisciplinary consulting services in the fields of accounting, taxation, operations and management consulting, entrepreneurial services, information technology, corporate finance, insurance, human resources, marketing, and asset management to individuals, middle market corporations, and government and non-profit organizations throughout the Midwest. Member firms of the Group employ more than 200 people with offices located in Aurora, Barrington, Springfield, and Westmont, IL; Indianapolis, IN; and St . Louis, MO. Visit Sikich Group at www.sikich.com.

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