SOURCE: Multimax

April 17, 2007 10:30 ET

Multimax Awarded $7.4 Million in Options for Navy's ONE-NET Program

Company to Support Update of European and Far East Network Operations and Security Center and Network Service Centers

HERNDON, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 17, 2007 -- Multimax, Inc. -- the premier resource for performance-based enterprise information technology (IT) and communications services for Department of Defense (DoD) and civilian agencies -- announced today that it has been awarded options to provide additional professional services and equipment for the technology refresh of the U.S. Navy's Overseas Navy Enterprise Network (ONE-NET).

The options cover work at multiple Theater Network Operations and Security Centers (T-NOSCs) and Local Network Service Centers (LNSCs) in Europe (Naples, Italy; Sigonella, Italy; Souda Bay, Greece; Rota, Spain) and the Far East (Singapore; Yokosuka, Japan; Misawa, Japan; Atsugi, Japan; Okinawa, Japan).

Technology refresh services to be provided by Multimax include:

--  Develop, furnish, and install network device replacement solutions
    meeting pertinent standards, including information assurance requirements
--  Conduct applicable testing, including a System Operation and
    Verification Test (SOVT)
--  Install new media interfaces and fiber optic patch cords; provide
    Unique Identification (UID) labeling; provide cabling changes
--  Develop a logistics concept and spare parts plan for the new network
    devices
--  Provide initial training and materials
    
Multimax recently completed technology refresh activities under ONE-NET for Navy Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain.

"Multimax is honored to have an opportunity to build upon our success with the Bahrain engagement and continue to refresh the Navy's OCONUS enterprise network," said Carleton Jones, CEO of Multimax. "We look forward to working with the Navy to provide updated network solutions and capabilities for our sailors overseas."

Under the leadership of the Navy Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) Base Level Information Infrastructure (BLII) Office, ONE-NET is a Navy-wide initiative to install a common and secure IT infrastructure to 14 OCONUS (outside continental United States) locations throughout Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. Its purpose is to provide a centralized network infrastructure, reducing network vulnerability, increasing information security, and ensuring that critical information is delivered to the Fleet in a timely manner.

About Multimax

Multimax is the premier resource for performance-based enterprise IT and communications services and solutions supporting the Department of Defense, federal civilian agencies, and state and local government entities, including, among others: U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of Veterans Affairs and Federal Aviation Administration. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with operating locations worldwide, Multimax offers clear value over the full technology lifecycle, with proven expertise and execution meeting the highest professional standards. For more information regarding Multimax, please visit www.multimax.com.

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