GREENBELT, MD--(Marketwire - August 12, 2009) - Presidio Networked Solutions, the leading provider of professional and managed services for the full lifecycle of advanced IT infrastructure solutions, today announced it has been named a Northeast Partner of the Year by Microsoft. The honor recognizes Presidio for its ongoing efforts to promote customer deployment of Microsoft-based technology and to foster growth in the Microsoft Partnership Circle.

Presented at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans on July 13, the award marks the second consecutive distinction of its kind for Presidio, also named a Microsoft Northeast District Partner of the Year in 2008. Winners were selected for their dedication to and use of Microsoft solutions in meeting customer needs.

"Partners are the key to igniting business innovation through great technology, as well as helping customers drive down costs," said Allison L. Watson, Corporate Vice-President of the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. "Congratulations to the 2009 Partner Award winners, who have demonstrated a superior level of expertise as well as a focus on delivering customer value. We look forward to seeing these partners fulfill their limitless potential as they continue to provide customers with world-class Microsoft solutions."

Presidio provides a breadth of services to Microsoft customers, including planning, design, integration, operation, and optimization of systems built on Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Office Communications Server, Windows Server/Active Directory, SQL Server, System Center, and virtualization technologies.

"We are privileged to be honored again by Microsoft as a Partner of the Year," said Tom Foley, Co-President, Presidio Networked Solutions' Northeast Division. "As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Presidio is dedicated to providing its customers with innovative solutions that build on the breadth of advanced technologies from Microsoft, as well as collaborating with other leading solution providers in the Microsoft Partnership Circle to promote joint solutions."

Presidio was joined by Microsoft Partnership Circle participants SoftwareONE, Inc., CompuWorks and Knowledge Management Associates as the winning Partner Team.

About Presidio Networked Solutions

Presidio Networked Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of advanced IT lifecycle solutions, addresses the complete technology lifecycle -- plan, design, integrate, operate and optimize -- for the enterprise, commercial and government markets. Presidio's comprehensive solutions portfolio comprises unified communications, wireless, security, storage, network infrastructure and managed services. Holding the highest networking industry certifications from vendor partners Cisco, IBM, HP, Sun, EMC, NetApp, VMware and Microsoft, Presidio Networked Solutions is well-positioned to meet the growing needs of customers migrating to advanced technologies. Presidio also offers customers an extensive range of financing solutions, including leasing. For more information visit:

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Contact Information: Contacts: Gary Good Trainer Communications (707) 837-1718 Todd Brinegar Presidio Networked Solutions (301) 313-2086