COMPUTONE WINS CONTRACT FROM BOEING
COMPUTONE WINS CONTRACT FROM BOEING ROSWELL, Ga., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Computone Corp. (NASDAQ: CTON)
reported it has been selected by Boeing Computer Services to furnish hardware and software components of computer systems that will be delivered under the U.S. Army Reserve Component Automation System (RCAS) contract recently awarded to the Boeing Company.
Thomas P. Tanis, Jr., president and COO of Computone, said: "This award from Boeing is testimony to the quality and value of our products." RCAS, with a total contract value of $1.6 billion over 12 years, is aimed at enhancing the readiness and mobilization capabilities of Army National Guard and Army Reserve units at approximately 4,700 locations across the nation. The contract calls for Boeing and its subcontractor team to provide overall program management for the 12-year program plus integrated logistics support, systems engineering, applications development, testing, and procurement as well as deployment of commercial off-the- shelf software, hardware and training. The objective of the program is to reduce the time soldiers spend on administrative tasks, allowing more efficient training and readiness preparation. Computone Corporation designs, manufactures and markets connectivity subsystems that convert personal computers into powerful UNIX-based multi-user systems. The company also develops and markets software and hardware which provide connectivity solutions for large scale applications. -0- 1/22/92 /CONTACT: Thomas P. Tanis Jr. of Computone, 404-475-2725, or Mark Cohen of Cameron Associates, 212-644-9560, for Computone/ (CTON) CO: Computone Corporation ST: Georgia IN: CPR SU: CON SM-SB -- NY027 -- 2154 01/22/92 10:08 EST
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