Data#3 inducted into the inaugural IBM Australia Business Partner Hall of Fame

Data#3 also recognised as IBM POWER Systems 2008 Australian Partner of the Year

BRISBANE, Australia — 18 March 2009 — Data#3 Limited [ASX: DTL], a national information and communications technology (ICT) company and IBM Premier Solutions Partner, today announced it has been inducted into the IBM Business Partner Hall of Fame. The award was presented at the IBM Partnermeet events held in Sydney and Melbourne last week.

The IBM Business Partner Hall of Fame was established this year to recognise IBM Business Partners who have shown an outstanding commitment to partnership over an extended period of time, continued investment in skills development, and high levels of customer satisfaction.

John Grant, Data#3’s Managing Director said while accepting the award “On behalf of the team at Data#3, it is an absolute honour to be among the first organisations inducted into the IBM Australia Business Partner Hall of Fame. It is refreshing to see that our position of building enduring relationships with our technology partners based on commitment and trust, and our continuous focus on positive outcomes for customers, is being recognised.”

“Data#3’s business partnership with IBM spans over 25 years, and their commitment to enabling customer success using IBM technologies has been outstanding. IBM is proud to recognise Data#3 and congratulate them on achieving this prestigious award,” said Andrew Baker, Director, Global Business Partners, IBM Australia and New Zealand.

At the same event, Data#3 was announced as the IBM POWER Systems 2008 Solution Partner of the Year, which recognises partner achievement across what were previously known as the IBM System i and System p product lines.

These awards further strengthen a long history of success with IBM, with Data#3 now having won a total of nine IBM partner awards over the past seven years.

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