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Prolifics Acquires Key IBM Business Partner Watson SCS

Expanding Depth, Breadth of Capabilities and Offerings in Tivoli Security Practice

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/19/10 -- Prolifics, the largest end-to-end systems integrator specializing in IBM technologies, today announced that it has acquired Watson SCS, a top notch IBM Business Partner and Information Security provider delivering Identity and Access assurance business solutions. Watson, renowned for its first rate architects, designers, and implementers of centralized enterprise security solutions, will expand Prolifics' Security Practice and the combined team will offer a wide array of security and monitoring solutions to customers.

Both companies are AAA accredited in Tivoli Security Deployments, resulting in a powerful teaming. With this joining of forces, Prolifics will extend its market reach with a wider breadth of capabilities and offerings to help customers secure access to information, data and applications, as well as define and enhance security business processes.

"Watson SCS has led large complex security projects from initiation to implementation while maintaining excellent customer satisfaction," states Prolifics CEO, Nicolas Jabbour. "We have worked closely with Kyle Watson and his team on numerous engagements and are excited about the new relationship given our similar cultures. With its depth of expertise, Watson SCS will add to Prolifics' reputation for selling high-value, specialized services and is a great complement to Prolifics' end-to-end solutions and services."

"This acquisition is a win-win for both Watson SCS and Prolifics," said Kyle Watson, Chief Security Architect and founder of Watson SCS. "Both companies have the same commitment to its customers, outstanding technical excellence, and proven results helping customers solve complex business problems with reliable technology solutions built on an IBM foundation."

About Prolifics
Founded in 1978, Prolifics is the largest systems integrator specializing in IBM technologies, having garnered awards for technical excellence across IBM's entire software portfolio. A Premier Level IBM Business Partner, Prolifics provides expert services including architectural advisement, design, development, and deployment of end-to-end SOA and Portal solutions. In 2008, Prolifics joined with SemanticSpace Technologies and Arsin Corporation to form SemanticSpace Group -- expanding its global presence and offerings. Prolifics has serviced more than 3,000 customers worldwide across a broad range of industries.

Prolifics, a SemanticSpace company, is a registered servicemark of JYACC, Inc. d/b/a Prolifics. IBM and WebSphere are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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