Small Business Administration (SBA) Awards Deque Systems, Inc.

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Deque 2006 Press Release - Small Business Administration (SBA) Awards Deque Systems, Inc.

Reston, VA, May 31, 2006

Deque Systems Inc., The Reston-based firm, Deque Systems Inc. (, has been awarded 8a certification by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Concurrently, Deque has been certified as a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB). By meeting the qualifications of the SBA 8a program, Deque is qualified to receive business development support which allows eligibility to bid on 8a contracts throughout the nine-year program term.

"One of Deque's business growth objectives has been to obtain 8a certification," said Preety Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of Deque Systems, "Deque's products and services answer a growing need within the government sector for solutions to manage and monitor compliance, especially Section 508 compliance." As an 8a certified small business, Deque is well positioned to support the need for Federal agencies to meet their small-business utilization requirements with product and services offerings that are first and foremost in IT compliance."

The objective of the SBA's 8a Business Development program is to assist small disadvantaged business concerns to be competitive in the U.S. economy. Small businesses now play a key role in how a market performs and offer the flexibility to adapt to varying trends. Web compliance is an area in which Deque offers a superior business advantage. Deque's enterprise solution is built on a highly scalable, J2EE platform, and applies the latest technology to automate compliance for accessibility, security, privacy and quality--key issues that are a concern of businesses and government agencies in particular. Deque services offer consulting, web compliance, application development, quality assurance, outsourcing and staff augmentation, providing a turn-key solution for government agencies.

In addition to the opportunities that 8a certification offers, Deque delivers the highest quality products and services to education, healthcare, government, e-commerce, telecom and private sector customers for whom compliance is becoming an integral part of "doing business." Maintaining a diverse business mix in addition to being 8a qualified allows Deque to strengthen core competencies while building on a legacy of business success.

About Deque

Deque Systems, Inc. is a leading technology provider of end-to-end, integrated Web compliance software solutions and services that deliver accessibility, privacy, security and quality. Deque's unmatched abilities have earned us the trust of government agencies, small and mid-sized businesses and Fortune 500 companies seeking solutions that optimize their Web based systems, and empower employees to work collaboratively. Deque is also an 8A, certified woman-owned business that values diversity. For more information, visit

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Deque Systems, Inc.

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