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WANG GLOBAL INTRODUCES DESKTOP MIGRATION SERVICES FOR MICROSOFT OFFICE 2000

 

NEW ORLEANS (March 29, 1999) - Today Wang Global (NASDAQ: WANG), a leading networked services and solutions provider, introduced its Migration Services for Microsoft Office 2000 - a new offering of complete migration services for Microsoft's new Web-enabled Office suite. This new solution will allow customers to quickly and effectively integrate Microsoft Office 2000 into their existing infrastructure.

Wang Global's Migration Services for Microsoft Office 2000 provides the necessary support to ensure desktop and server infrastructure to accommodate any organization's needs. Wang Global's professional services can be tailored to meet specific business objectives such as:

  • Clearly define and quantify in business value terms, goals for a company's managed desktop and network environment.
  • Define key characteristics of the new computing environment, and secure concurrence from stakeholders.
  • Take inventory and assess an organization's existing desktop and network hardware and software, desktop application portfolio, and technical infrastructure.
  • Plan and implement a migration to the Office 2000 environment.
  • Plan and implement systems management and user support policies and processes to efficiently manage the new environment.

"Our Office 2000 Migration Services assures customers of a rapid and smooth transition to the new environment. Wang Global's design and deployment services provide the foundation for collaboration, information and knowledge management sought by our customers while controlling their total cost of ownership," stated Keith Stanton, Wang Global's vice president of Microsoft Alliance and Practices. "Our services enable our customers to deploy a "change ready" and flexible environment without the inevitable distraction of the details associated with this type of migration.

As a Microsoft Enterprise Alliance partner, Wang Global has the expertise to facilitate a smooth transition to the next-generation Windows environment. Wang has extensive experience with major corporate implementations of Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows 95, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office 2000, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Site Server and Microsoft BackOffice products.

Migration services for Microsoft Office 2000 is a component of NetWorkPlace, a comprehensive set of managed services from Wang Global that puts a customer in strategic control of its networked computing environment. Based on a common operating environment (COE) and common support environment (CSE), NetWorkPlace provides a complete solution for managing and reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO) of your networked infrastructure, while improving performance. For more information on NetWorkPlace, visit our website at www.wang.com /networkplace.

About Wang Global
Headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, Wang Global is a leading international networked technology services and solutions company providing a comprehensive range of information technology services for today's network-centric business environments. With revenues in excess of $3.0 billion, Wang Global designs, installs, operates and maintains global computing and telecommunications networks for some of the world's largest multinational companies. Services include systems architecture design, installation, warranty, help desk, maintenance, software support, and management of enterprise networks to the desktop. Wang Global integration services provide business solutions primarily for the financial services industry as well as defense and civilian government agencies. Wang Global employs approximately 20,000 professionals and has subsidiaries and affiliates in over 40 countries. Information about Wang Global and its services can be found on the World Wide Web at www.wang.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements are changes in the mix of the company's services business, competitive pressures, general economic conditions and the risk factors detailed in the company's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

Wang Editorial Contact
Mary Garrity Cormier
(978) 625-4510
mary.garritycormier@wang.com

 

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