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NEXTLINX NAMED TO DELOITTE & TOUCHE TECHNOLOGY FAST 50 FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

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NextLinx Corporation, the leading provider of global trade content and management solutions, has been recognized for the second consecutive year by Deloitte & Touche as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Maryland. NextLinx ranked 17th on Deloitte & Touche’s prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program for the Maryland area.

Deloitte & Touche rankings are based on the percentage of growth in fiscal year revenues over a five-year period. NextLinx reported a 404% percent revenue growth from1998-2002. NextLinx continued success is attributed to its commitment to addressing its customers’ pain points and its dedication to building the most comprehensive trade content and leading-edge technology to simplify their business processes.

“We are honored to once again receive this prestigious recognition as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Maryland,” said Rajiv Uppal, founder, president and CEO of NextLinx Corporation. “Achieving a rapid 404% revenue growth is a true testament to our ability to prosper under unforeseen industry changes. As we further adapt and expand our product offerings to enable our Global 1000 customers to meet any new industry challenge, we look forward to continued market success.”

“To rank on the Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 50, companies must have phenomenal revenue growth over five years,” said Gary H. Tabach, Managing Partner, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice. “NextLinx has proven to be one of the fast-growth success stories in Maryland, and we applaud their success and vision.”

To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 1998 and $1,000,000 in 2002, must be public or private companies headquartered in Maryland, and be a “technology company” defined as owning proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues or devotes a significant portion of revenues to research and development of technology.

About NextLinx Corporation NextLinx Corporation is the leading provider of global trade management solutions. NextLinx software and Web services solutions combine global trade business rules and country-specific trade data, consisting of denied party lists, landed cost components, import and export controls, and customs duties and documentation, to help companies reduce the risks and costs associated with importing and exporting goods across international borders. NextLinx prestigious list of customers include: Boeing, FedEx, UPS, ABN AMRO, Cisco Systems, 3Com, Fairchild Semiconductor, Rockwell Automation, Sotheby’s, Panasonic and VF Corporation. For additional information, please visit us at www.nextlinx.com.

About Deloitte & Touche Deloitte & Touche, one of the nation's leading professional services firms, provides assurance and advisory, tax, and management consulting services through nearly 30,000 people in more than 100 U.S. cities. The firm is dedicated to helping its clients and its people excel. Known as an employer of choice for innovative human resources programs, Deloitte & Touche has been recognized as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For in America" by Fortune magazine for five consecutive years. Deloitte & Touche refers to Deloitte & Touche LLP and related entities. Deloitte & Touche is the US national practice of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is a Swiss Verein, and each of its national practices is a separate and independent legal entity. For more information, please visit Deloitte & Touche's web site at www.deloitte.com/us. For more information on the Technology Fast 50 and Technology Fast 500 programs, please visit www.fast50.com.

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