Data#3 awarded Microsoft’s Messaging and Collaboration Partner for 2007

Award recognises Data#3’s innovative use of Microsoft solutions to solve customer’s business problems

BRISBANE, Australia — 10 September 2007 — Data#3 Limited [ASX: DTL], a national information and communications technology (ICT) company, has been recognised as the Microsoft Information Worker Solution Messaging and Collaboration Partner of the Year for 2007.

The award, presented at the recent Microsoft Australia Partner Conference was in recognition of a project with a Queensland Government agency, which ultimately empowered teams distributed across 1000’s of kilometres to access information that allows them to make better decisions. The solution, which included collaboration tools, workflow, business intelligence, real time presence and web based video conferencing was built on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007.

“We are honoured to have received this award. To be recognised for work that has enabled our customer to achieve their business objective through technology is exactly where we want to be as a company and as a team of professionals,” said John Grant, Managing Director, Data#3.

“Businesses need to increase productivity, streamline order management and improve decision making to become more agile in today’s competitive marketplace. Our team performed remarkably in working with the customer to develop a solution that is doing just that, whilst reducing cost and improving service delivery,” he said.

“The annual Australian Microsoft Partner Awards recognises our exceptional partners and their innovative projects,” said Ms Pip Marlow, Director SMB and Channels, Microsoft Australia. “Data#3’s impressed all of our team with their customer commitment and the innovation they brought to the Queensland Government solution”.

“We are really delighted to have awarded Data#3 Microsoft Information Worker Solution Messaging and Collaboration Partner of the Year for 2007,” Ms Marlow said.

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