Verity Professionals Announces Alliance with Castleberry Consulting Group

July 21, 2006
Alliance strengthens both companies' position in the IT risk and asset management arenas

Atlanta, Georgia July 21, 2006 -- Verity Professionals today announced that they have formed a strategic alliance with Castleberry Consulting Group, LLC. The alliance further strengthens Verity’s offerings in the IT Risk Management arena as Castleberry Consulting is focused on IT Asset Management, having deep skills and a strong track record of helping clients to properly manage their IT investments.

According to Ron Kindland, Verity’s CEO, “This partnership with Castleberry enhances our ability to provide clients with not only best in class IT Risk Management methodology and software, but also a dedicated staff of in-house Project Management experts dedicated to managing and protecting the client’s IT Assets. It also offers Castleberry the ability to provide their clients with the Elemental Security Platform, the award winning security and compliance software solution which is part of Verity’s Risk Management offering."

John Rossiter and Harbert Bernard, co-founders of Castleberry Consulting, state, “We’re very excited to have been able to form a teaming agreement with Verity Professionals and have been very impressed with the Elemental solution since we were first introduced to it. We believe that the uniqueness of the Elemental solution to provide clients with dynamic network security, at each end node, while giving the C-level executives the tools they need to monitor and report on compliance will push forward a paradigm shift in how organizations approach network access control. It is the synergy of the core data that is collected by Elemental and the data requirements needed to drive a complete IT asset management program that truly peaked our interest.”

Verity Professionals provides best-in-class IT Risk Management Solutions in the areas of Regulatory and Policy Compliance, Security, Project Management (PMO), Software Configuration Management (SCM), and Quality Assurance (QA). Verity Professionals solutions consist of intellectual property, software licenses and specialists with subject matter and industry expertise, customized to each customer’s unique requirements. These products and services are provided under the Company’s registered suite of IT Risk Management offerings - RM ShieldTM.

Castleberry Consulting Group provides world class solutions and expertise in the areas of IT Governance, Asset Management, and Compliance. The company helps customers achieve results by identifying critical issues and implementing innovative and customized solutions designed to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency. By utilizing its SmartCUBEâ„¢ methodology, Castleberry Consulting empowers its clients to achieve their desired business results and create enterprise value.

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