iDirect Named A "Best Place To Work In Greater Washington" By Washington Business Journal

iDirect Named A "Best Place To Work In Greater Washington" By Washington Business Journal

6.14.2005

Arlington, VA -- June 14, 2005 -Washington Business Journal recognized iDirect Technologies as one of the region's best places to work at an inaugural breakfast awards program Friday, June 10th at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. The award recognizes the company's achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture.

Along with sponsors Reznick Group, QMR and UnumProvident, the Business Journal presented the results of quantitative employee surveys to the crowd of 650. iDirect was among 49 diverse companies hailing from virtually ever business sector. The top companies were selected from a pool of more than 230 nominations.

"The management team at iDirect takes a lot of personal satisfaction from this award" said John Kealey, iDirect CEO. "We have always believed that our corporate culture is one of our keys to success. At all levels of the organization we strive to build a team that values and rewards innovation, team work, open communications and personal development."

The top companies were also profiled in a special supplement in the June 10th edition of Washington Business Journal.

For more information on iDirect Technologies, please contact Warren Brown at 703-648-8155. For more information on the Best Places to Work award program, please contact Liz Huntley at 703-312-8344.

About iDirect Technologies

iDirect Technologies, a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems Inc., designs, develops, and markets satellite-based broadband access solutions targeted at the enterprise, government, carrier and educational sectors that have the need for fast, flexible, and geographically dispersed two-way internet/intranet access. The company has developed technology solutions that combine high performance, worldwide availability, and ease of installation, high reliability, and low cost to end customers. In addition, iDirect solutions offer unprecedented efficiencies, increased revenue opportunities and higher per customer gross margins to satellite network operators. iDirect was awarded the 2005 World Teleport Association Teleport Technology of the year, the Innovation & Technology of the Year by The ISCe Advisory Board, and named number one in the Deloitte & Touche Virginia Technology Fast 50 list of the fastest-growing U.S. technology companies. iDirect operates its corporate headquarters in Herndon, Virginia and has regional offices in Europe, Asia, and covering Latin America. Additional information is available on the company website at www.idirect.net.

About Washington Business Journal

Washington Business Journal has been Greater Washington's leading source of business news and information for more than 20 years. Each week, over 150,000 business executives rely on the Business Journal for comprehensive news on local people and their companies. Providing more than just in-depth coverage, the Business Journal also delivers industry trends, tips and strategies, plus award-winning critical analysis. For more information, please visit http://washington.bizjournals.com.

Contact:

iDirect
Warren Brown
+1 703 648 8155
wbrown@idirect.net