Thursday, January 19, 2006

DirectNET Exceeds Lockheed Martin Supplier Performance Rating

DirectNET, Inc is proud to announce that it has achieved a superior rating with the Lockheed Martin Corporation world-class supply and account management process for the first half of 2005.During a six month time frame starting in January of 2005, DirectNET maintained over a 95 performance rating when averaging scores calculated from categories such as delivery, quality, service, and overall performance. The Lockheed Martin rating scale guidelines also take into consideration additional factors based on generating delivery, product inspection, equipment testing, and total service evaluation.

“DirectNET’s unique solution sales model enables us to provide the highest level of pre and post sales support. We strive to give our customers an outstanding experience from needs analysis to installation and support. Lockheed Martin, recently rated
DirectNET a 96% “Total Performance Rating” for delivery, quality and service, with quality and service categories both receiving 100%.” says Jon Inaba, Director of Sales at DirectNET.

Maintaining a performance score above 95 is a critical contributing factor to the overall success of Lockheed Martin’s daily operations. DirectNET’s sales and account management teams contribute the favorable rating to a strong work ethic and exceptional customer service standards.

About DirectNET, Inc.DirectNET (, founded in 1995, is comprised of three independent business units: 42U, Server Racks Online and KVM Switches Online. 42U ( is the leading VAR of enterprise KVM Switch Solutions. KVM Switches Online ( is the largest KVM Switch e-commerce store in the US. Server Racks Online ( is the one and only online rack superstore in the US. All three companies were developed as a response to the overwhelming need for independent datacenter and server management solutions. As a result of the success of all three business units, DirectNET has over the last couple of years, become the number one reseller of the major KVM and server rack brands in the market. Providing multi-vendor solutions, support, and expertise allows the company to tailor solutions to specific client needs and goals. DirectNET is a leading value-added reseller for Raritan Computer, Avocent Corporation, Minicom Advanced Systems, Rose Electronics, thinklogical, NetBotz, Server Technology, and Gefen products.
About Lockheed MartinHeadquartered in Bethesda, MD, Lockheed Martin employs about 125,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products and services. For additional information on Lockheed Martin Corporation, visit:

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