Gateway Broadens Federal Government Reach Through New Alliance With DLT Solutions

Solutions Provider Becomes First Member of New Reseller and Systems Integrator
Program Targeting Federal Customers

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gateway, the nation's
third-largest PC vendor, today announced an alliance with DLT Solutions, Inc.,
a premier government solutions provider, to supply federal, state and local
government agencies and businesses with Gateway's products and services. DLT
becomes the first member of Gateway's new reseller and systems integrator
partner program targeting Federal customers.
DLT Solutions will be exclusively marketing Gateway's desktop, notebook
and server products as well as the company's other products and services
through its well-established sales channel. This alliance will expand both
companies' business and provide each with the opportunity for an extended
reach into the government market.
"This partnership launches a new initiative for DLT -- offering hardware
solutions to the public sector. To be working with Gateway, a top-shelf
vendor partner, is an exciting opportunity for the company and our customers,"
said Rick Marcotte, President & CEO, DLT Solutions, Inc.
DLT Solutions offers Gateway customers the benefits of a knowledgeable
sales team combined with the technical expertise of a system integrator,
making purchasing, installing and utilizing Gateway's products fast and easy.
"DLT's decision to represent Gateway in the government sector is a
strategic win for us," said Tom Salmon, director of federal sales, Gateway.
"It is further proof of our ability to support federal customers across the

Gateway Federal ProNet Partner Program
Also today, Gateway announced its Federal ProNet Partner Program, focusing
its efforts on the top federal channel partners and integrators. The ProNet
program offers federal solution providers more opportunities to strengthen and
grow their businesses by increasing sales and revenue, while driving down
costs associated with selling to the government. The program provides
competitive pricing, a wide-ranging service portfolio and a full line of
high-quality products that will appeal to the government market.
Additionally, Gateway supplies the infrastructure and support to help its
channel partners, including new product training, sales materials and
marketing programs. With different membership levels and a referral program,
ProNet offers several venues for solutions providers to do business with
By offering unparalleled service and support, Gateway has become an
industry leader in loyalty to both its customer and channel partners.
For more information on Gateway products, customers can visit or call 1-800-GATEWAY. Solution providers and value added
resellers (VARs) interested in partnering with Gateway through the ProNet
Partner Program can find more information at
From value-priced servers to ultra-reliable desktops to comprehensive
services, Gateway has served organizations for 20 years. Gateway uses its
multi-channel approach to make the purchase, use and support of technology
simple. Gateway customers include many of the world's leading organizations,
such as the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency, The University of Arizona, state of
California and others. For more information on Gateway Professional
solutions, visit

About DLT Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 1991, DLT Solutions, Inc. is a premier government solutions
provider delivering best-of-class technology solutions to federal, state and
municipal governments and businesses. To achieve that mission, DLT has teamed
with some of the most prominent IT software and hardware manufacturers in the
world including Adobe, Autodesk, Oracle, Quantum, Quest Software, Red Hat, and
Symantec. Headquartered in Herndon, Va., DLT's knowledgeable and technical
sales staff provide top-notch technical and configuration assistance and fast,
flexible ordering. DLT is the recipient of Oracle PartnerNetwork's 2002
Business Excellence Award, and is recognized as one of Oracle's largest
resellers worldwide. DLT is also the recipient of Autodesk's 2004 Platinum
Award, and is recognized as Autodesk's largest government partner, Quantum's
largest reseller of storage solutions, and Quest Software's largest partner in
the U.S. For more information or to place an order, contact DLT Solutions at
800-262-4358; email; or visit

About Gateway
Since its founding in 1985, Irvine, Calif.-based Gateway (NYSE: GTW) has
been offering award-winning PCs and related products to consumers, businesses,
government agencies and schools with highest quality and service and best
overall value. Gateway is now the third largest PC company in the U.S. and
among the top ten worldwide. The company's value-based eMachines brand is
sold exclusively by leading retailers worldwide, while the premium Gateway
line is available at major retailers, over the Web and phone, and through its
direct and indirect sales force. See for more

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CONTACT: Bryan Sherlock of Gateway, Inc., +1-949-471-7756,; or Christine Schaefer of DLT Solutions, Inc., +1-703-708-9652,


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