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Comtrol and Ingram Micro Join Forces to Focus on Government Opportunities

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Comtrol Corporation, a worldwide supplier of data communications technologies, announced today it has entered into a special distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, Inc. (NYSE:IM) , the world's largest wholesale distributor of technology products and services, which will enable the two organizations to team to sell Comtrol products to the $36 billion state and local government market sector.

"The new agreement with Ingram Micro enables us to quickly and cost-effectively reach the growing public sector market," said Randy Phillips, Comtrol's Chief Executive Officer. "As part of this new program, we are offering special pricing for resellers who are selling our industry-leading products to customers in the federal, state and local government sector -- resulting in a more cost effective solution."

The new agreement is part of Ingram Micro's Partnership America program, which provides broad support for organizations who are selling technology solutions to the public sector market. The program is managed by Ingram Micro's Government Division, which supports more than 160 vendors who collectively offer technology products for the government and educational markets.

Comtrol Corporation, based in St. Paul, Minn., is a profitable, privately owned, worldwide supplier of technology-leading data communication products for multi-user personal computer environments, remote access, the Internet, Intranet, and LAN connect markets. The company distributes its products through worldwide relationships with industry-leading computer products providers.

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Source: Comtrol Corporation

CONTACT: Mary Jo Farell, Marketing Communications Manager of Comtrol
Corporation, 612-631-7880

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