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Cohoes City School District Selects DynTek to Deploy Virtual Server Network and Security Solutions

Cohoes City School District Selects DynTek to Deploy Virtual Server Network and Security Solutions

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DynTek, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: DYNK) , a leading provider of professional technology solutions, announced today that Cohoes City School District, located in upstate New York, selected the company to deploy a virtual server infrastructure. In addition, DynTek was also selected to deploy a wireless local area network to aid the District's video surveillance security project.

"Cohoes City School District is the first district in upstate New York to leverage virtualization to create a cost-effective and manageable approach to allocate and scale our technical resources," said Charles Dedrick, Superintendent of Cohoes City School District. "We have found that this single technology project helped us meet multiple District objectives and state mandates, enabling us to stretch budget dollars to their maximum effect. DynTek also helped us create a more secure environment, both physically and digitally, that serves as the platform for communication between faculty, parents and staff."

The District had an aging, multi-platform server infrastructure with limited storage capacity that was difficult to manage and extend. "In order to meet the technology initiatives laid out before us, we needed to find a way to create a more secure, consolidated server environment," said Mark DiPofi, Cohoes City School District's network administrator. In addition, the District was also turning to technology to help enhance physical security by placing video surveillance cameras in hallways and around the school perimeter.

The District chose to partner with DynTek, a national professional technology solution provider with a strong local presence in Albany and throughout the state of New York. "DynTek was able to quickly conduct a thorough needs analysis, both from a business and technical standpoint, and walk us through multiple solution scenarios," said DiPofi.

Working in partnership with the District's IT team, DynTek deployed three key technology components for the District:

-- VMware ESX -- to automate and virtualize the District's server environment -- HP EVA storage area networks, tape back-up and data protection software -- to provide storage capacity, back-up and redundancy -- A wireless virtual local area network - to enable local police to access video footage directly from squad cars

DiPofi stated, "DynTek helped us expedite the evaluation and implementation of this solution and dramatically reduce the risk of deployment. The entire project took less than two weeks, with absolutely no interruption to day-to-day operations."

The District's IT staff now has the freedom to create virtual services out of the physical IT infrastructure, allowing administrators to allocate these virtual resources quickly to optimize the infrastructure in real-time. The result is a server environment with the extensibility to grow on-demand as needs change, while delivering the highest levels of performance, scalability, and availability. The virtual environment also helped combat server sprawl and platform dependencies by enabling the District to go from 15 servers to 7 dual processor HP blade servers.

The deployment of the new wireless VLAN also enabled local police to access the network directly and securely to view video surveillance footage directly from their squad cars. Additionally, the storage area network has provided the capacity the District needed to maintain an archive of its footage.

About Cohoes City School District

The Cohoes City School District is located in the City of Cohoes, which is situated on the banks of the Hudson and Mohawk rivers in upstate New York. The district is located about 10 miles north of the city of Albany in Albany County. About 2,150 students attend the Cohoes City Schools. The school district has three elementary schools for students in grades K-5: Abram Lansing School, Harmony Hill School and Van Schaick Grade School. Cohoes Middle School serves students in grades 6-8 and secondary students attend Cohoes High School.

About DynTek

DynTek is a leading provider of professional technology services to mid-market companies, such as state and local governments, educational institutions and commercial entities in the largest IT markets nationwide. The company provides a broad range of IT security, unified communication, virtualization, Microsoft Information Worker, and application infrastructure and delivery solutions. DynTek's multidisciplinary approach allows its clients to turn to a single source for their most critical technology requirements. For more information, visit http://www.dyntek.com/.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. Investors are cautioned that certain statements in this release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. Such uncertainties and risks include, among others, success in reaching target markets for services and products in a highly competitive market and the ability to maintain existing and attract future customers; our ability to finance and sustain operations, including our ability to comply with the terms of working capital facilities and/or other term indebtedness of the Company, and to extend such obligations when they become due, or to replace them with alternative financing; our ability to raise equity capital in the future; our ability to achieve profitability despite historical losses from operations; our ability to maintain business relationships with IT product vendors and our ability to procure products as necessary; the size and timing of additional significant orders and their fulfillment; the continuing desire of and available budgets for state and local governments to outsource to private contractors; our ability to successfully identify and integrate acquisitions; the retention of skilled professional staff and certain key executives; the performance of the Company's government and commercial technology services; the continuation of general economic and business conditions that are conducive to outsourcing of IT services; our ability to maintain trading on the NASD OTC Bulletin Board or other markets in the future; and such other risks and uncertainties included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on October 13, 2006, our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed on November 20, 2006, February 20, 2007 and May 21, 2007 and other SEC filings. The Company has no obligation to publicly revise any forward-looking statements to reflect anticipated or unanticipated events or circumstances occurring after the date of such statements.

DynTek, Inc.

CONTACT: Linda Ford of DynTek, Inc., +1-949-271-6705,
[email protected]

Web site: http://www.dyntek.com/

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