CTG and Verizon Information Technologies Will Work Together to Serve IT Needs of Mid-Size Businesses

TAMPA, Fla. and BUFFALO, N.Y. -- CTG (NYSE: CTG), an international information technology (IT) solutions and staffing company, and Verizon Information Technologies, Inc., will work together to serve the IT needs of mid-size businesses.

Verizon Information Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon Data Services, Inc., the data processing division of Verizon. Verizon Information Technologies is responsible for the commercial sales and marketing of Verizon IT products and solutions.

This alliance will enable medium-size businesses to take advantage of Verizon's expertise in data center operations, network operations, and help-desk services. In addition business customers will be able to utilize CTG's application management outsourcing capabilities, which range from the support of single or multiple applications in a broad range of industries and technical environments to a full suite of cost-effective maintenance, enhancement, and systems development and integration solutions. As a result, mid-size enterprises will have an opportunity to leverage the same high-end IT systems and functionality used by even their largest competitors in a very cost-effective manner without bearing the total cost or dedicating the resources to manage the applications.

"Through this collaboration, CTG and Verizon will be able to provide the right solutions for organizations seeking to outsource some or all of their IT functions," said Jonathan Harding, CTG's vice president and general manager of North America. "Our combined service offering provides companies with cost-efficient IT solutions, without capital-intensive investments and IT management overhead."

"CTG and Verizon Information Technologies have the industry-specific and technological expertise to create effective computer systems and application support organizations for mid-size enterprises," said Mike Luebke, president of Verizon Information Technologies. "Through our alliance, we offer an economical and integrated outsourcing solution that no other IT vendor in the marketplace provides."

Verizon Information Technologies

Verizon Information Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon Data Services, one of the largest IT organizations in the U.S. and one of the nation's top outsourcing companies. Verizon Data Services, in turn, is a subsidiary of Verizon Communications, a Fortune 10 company with more than $64 billion in 2000 revenues and more than 260,000 employees. Verizon Information Technologies markets high-technology business solutions, including enterprise outsourcing, xSP hosting, help desk services, disaster recovery planning, telecommunications services, network management, and medical transaction processing systems. For additional information, visit http://www.verizonit.com/.


Backed by 36 years' experience, CTG provides IT application management, consulting, software development and integration, and staffing solutions to help Global 2000 clients focus on their core businesses and use IT as a competitive advantage to excel in their markets. CTG combines in-depth understanding of our clients' businesses with a full range of integrated services and proprietary ISO 9001-certified service methodologies. Our 3,200 IT professionals in nearly 50 offices in North America and Europe have a proven track record of delivering solutions that work. More information about CTG is available on the Web at http://www.ctg.com/.