June 17, 2008

Empire Technologies Named to VARBusiness 500

Empire Technologies, LLC., a New Jersey-based provider of communications networks for businesses nationwide, has been recognized by Everything Channel's VARBusiness magazine as one of North America's top technology integrators. Empire Technologies placed number 474th in the 14th annual VARBusiness 500 ranking.

The VAR 500 list details the leading revenue producers among technology integrators and technology Solution Providers in North America. The list's ranking is based on gross worldwide revenue of hardware and software sales, as well as earnings from professional and managed information technology (IT) services.

"I'm thrilled that the Empire team's dedication and hard work has resulted in this honor," said Cordell Toson, President of Empire Technologies, LLC. "Keeping our eye on customer satisfaction and providing our clients with the best products and services is our ultimate success, and in providing the best for our customers, we were able to secure a spot on the VARBusiness 500. We look forward to growing our business and moving up in the list in 2008."

To complete the 2008 ranking of the 500 largest North American solution providers, system integrators, VARs and IT consultants, companies were asked to complete an online questionnaire to determine prequalification. VARBusiness conducted extensive research and analyzed the data. Independent data sourcing (e.g., SEC filings, annual reports, etc.) also was conducted. Finalists were ranked according to their fiscal year 2007 revenue, based only on their reseller-related services business.

About Empire Technologies, LLC.

Empire Technologies was founded in 1995 to offer organizations comprehensive and cost-effective communications technology. Empire provides Services and Solutions for Avaya, Cisco, and Nortel to help make the most of an organization's investment in vital communications infrastructure; and Empire's implementation, service and maintenance capabilities provide superior end-to-end support. Empire employs a team of multi-certified technicians and engineers, experienced sales people and highly trained customer service representatives. For more information, visit www.getempire.com or call (888) 711-5200.

About VARBusiness

For the past 20 years, VARBusiness' strategic resources have been the gateway to the commercial and public sector (or government) Solution Provider community. The VARBusiness integrated platform of media opportunities provides strategic insight for technology integrators through industry-defining research, in-depth editorial, channel events and innovative Web services, enabling these IT professionals to make educated decisions for their businesses, partnerships and customers.

VARBusiness offerings lead vendors and distributors to unprecedented access to the most powerful strategic Solution Providers in the market. VARBusiness has been the recipient of numerous industry awards for both editorial content and design.