Astyra Partners With Computer Aid to Benefit Virginia's Information Technology Needs

RICHMOND, Va.--()--May 9, 2006--Astyra Corporation, a regional market leader in providing business improvement and technology outsourcing to public and private sector clients, today announced that they have entered into a relationship with Computer Aid, Inc. of Harrisburg, PA to provide expert technical staffing under Virginia's Supplier Managed Staff Augmentation contract. The SMSA contract was issued by VITA, the Virginia Information Technologies Agency.

"From the moment we met Computer Aid, it was clear our two companies had significant overlap in desire to delight and intensity of vision," said Dr. Dana Love, President of Astyra Corporation. "Since we began our relationship in January, we've expanded a fruitful relationship with Virginia into a successful partnership with Computer Aid."

Astyra's model of taking ownership of a client's business challenges and adopting their vision has been lauded since the organizations' founding in 1991. Since 2003, Astyra has structured itself for success, developing both the in-house recruiting teams necessary to provide responsive, rapid staffing service and the subject matter experts needed to solve complex business and technology problems. Astyra is a back-to-back-to-back winner of the Richmond Times-Dispatch Rising 25, placing the company among the 25 fastest growing private companies in the Richmond region for each of the past three years.

"Astyra was one of the first companies to embrace Virginia's vision of a supplier managed staff augmentation contract," said John Williams, Director of Managed Staffing Services at Computer Aid. "We were impressed with their ability to quickly adapt and align their delivery model to support the business processes associated with the new contract. Their participation has made a significant contribution toward achieving our performance standards with the Commonwealth."

Computer Aid has focused for the past twenty years on providing world-class, value-add IT solutions, with service offerings including Managed Staffing Services, IT process transformation, business consulting, application support, application development, desktop services, and staff augmentation. Computer Aid's unique methodologies enabling them to meet and satisfy clients' individual needs because of field proven management techniques and methodologies, a comprehensive quality control program, a superb pool of technical talent, and a laser focus on leveraging core competencies to drive ROI.

About Astyra Corporation

Astyra Corporation delivers technology integration, project planning and management, outsourcing and vendor management solutions to government agencies, enterprises and network carriers and equipment providers. With domain expertise in Medicaid and HIPAA technology services, GIS technology, telecom and IT services, business process improvement and mainframe application development and transition, Astyra has experience satisfying customers that include Unisys (NYSE:UIS), GE Financial (NYSE:GE), the Commonwealth of Virginia, Capital One (NYSE:COF), the City of Richmond and Timmons Group. Astyra is headquartered in Richmond, Va., with presence in Washington, DC and Louisiana. For more information visit www.astyra.com.

Contacts

Astyra Corporation
Vivian Wyatt, 804-225-9591
vkwyatt@astyra.com

Contacts

Astyra Corporation
Vivian Wyatt, 804-225-9591
vkwyatt@astyra.com