Jorge Forgues of iDirect Named Private Company CFO of the Year

Herndon, VA., June 7, 2006 -- At the 10th Annual Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards, The Northern Virginia Technology Council named Jorge Forgues the Private Company CFO of the Year. Mr. Forgues was recognized for his leadership during the company's acquisition last year by Singapore Technologies.

"The winners and finalists recognized tonight are gifted financial executives and outstanding representatives of the Greater Washington technology community," said Bobbie Kilberg, President and CEO of Northern Virginia Technology Council. "Our region continues to set the standard for global technology excellence and each of our finalists and winners have set that standard of excellence in the financial arena."

An independent panel of financial leaders selected winners for each category. The private company CFO of the year award is presented to a chief financial officer for outstanding contributions to his/her private company's performance and accomplishments from January 2005 until the present.

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


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