Merrill Lynch Awards DATA Inc. with 2005 Global Sourcing and Procurement Services Time and Material Consulting Vendor of the Year Award

MONTVALE, N.J.--()--May 4, 2006--

  Award reaffirms commitment to excellence throughout Merrill Lynch Organization  



DATA Inc, a privately owned IT solutions provider has been awarded with the prestigious Global Sourcing and Procurement Services Time and Material Consulting Vendor of the Year Award by Merrill Lynch. The award recognizes the superior service and consistent performance that DATA Inc. has delivered as a partner in the Merrill Lynch preferred vendor program.

"The award from Merrill Lynch validates the quality of DATA Inc's. global services," says Arun Verma, President and CEO of DATA Inc. "This is a marvelous accomplishment for our organization and is something that could have never been done without the team effort of our entire staff."

Introduced in 2003 by the Global Sourcing and Procurement Service division of Merrill Lynch, the award recognizes vendors with the best overall performance in the Technology Time and Materials Preferred Vendor Program. Criteria for selection include the presence of a large and growing base of direct consultants across business units and adherence to program standards over the course of the year. In addition, an equal weighting is placed on feedback provided by the user community based on their own expectations with the preferred vendors.

The information that Merrill Lynch gathered showed that DATA Inc. has not only maintained a considerable consultant base, but grew their presence across Merrill Lynch and have delivered quality service, scoring well in 2005 in multiple technology divisions throughout the Merrill Lynch organization in delivering technology services.

For more information, please visit DATA Inc's newly redesigned website at www.datainc.biz.

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About DATA Inc.

Since 1983, DATA Inc. has provided IT solutions to Fortune 500 and Blue-Chip organizations. Started as a staff augmentation company, DATA Inc. has grown into a full service IT solutions provider headquartered in Montvale, NJ with development centers and offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

Contacts

DATA Inc.
George Nikanorov, 201-802-9800 x 387
e-mail: george@dataincusa.com

Contacts

DATA Inc.
George Nikanorov, 201-802-9800 x 387
e-mail: george@dataincusa.com