RIDGELINE TECHNOLOGY EARNS 2008 'BEST OF FOSE' AWARD RECOGNITION FOR GOBOOK® MR-1 OFFERING

Rugged Ultra-Mobile Notebook PC Honored for Innovation, Relevance to Government Use, Performance and Value.


Dave Matson, vice president of sales for Telos Corporation's Secure Networks Group, which has provided innovative IT solutions and services to the federal government for more than 30 years, said, "General Dynamics Itronix has put together a solid channel partner program from end to end, which makes doing business with them efficient and straightforward. Our partnership enables us to position and sell products seamlessly to customers such as the U.S. Air Force, who demand absolute reliability and assurance that their mobile computing equipment can withstand the rigors of military use."

The ACES Channel Program is designed to provide comprehensive pre- and post-sales support for all Dynamics Itronix rugged computing solution. Elements include:

  • Lead referrals and sharing
  • Strategic sales support
  • Technical and sales training
  • Dedicated channel sales manager and inside sales support
  • Pricing discounts
  • Deal registration
  • Demo equipment
  • Technical and services support
  • Marketing support

"We recognize that our valued channel partners play a significant role in our company's growth and long term success," said John Schneider, a business unit director for General Dynamics Itronix. "With the newly introduced ACES Channel Program, we are committed to an even stronger relationship with our partners by offering greater support through an aggressive lead referrals program, discount incentives and comprehensive marketing tools. We view our partners as an extension of the General Dynamics Itronix team and by giving them our full support we can all be more successful in driving best-in-class rugged computing products and services."

About General Dynamics Itronix

Based in Spokane Valley, Washington, General Dynamics Itronix is a world-class developer of wireless, rugged computing solutions for mobile workers, offering a full range of field computing systems including laptops, ultra mobile notebook PCs and tablet PCs. The company distinguishes itself in the market through technological innovation, superior implementation capabilities, and exemplary customer support services. General Dynamics Itronix maintains facilities in England, France, Canada, and Taiwan. General Dynamics Itronix is a part of General Dynamics C4 Systems, a leading integrator of secure communication and information systems and technology. Additional information is available on the Internet at www.gd-itronix.com.

About General Dynamics

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 83,500 people worldwide and reported 2007 revenues of $27.2 billion. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about the company is available on the Internet at www.generaldynamics.com.