TestMart Expands Government Service Product Offering

Agreement makes it easier for government user, military personnel, and federal contractors to research and buy Agilent Technologies test & measurement equipment

SAN BRUNO, CA— April 11, 2005 —Test Mart, the leading marketplace operator and service provider for the test and measurement industry announced that it will provide the U.S. government and federal contractor marketplace with a range of Agilent Technologies instruments and associated services.

The agreement authorizes TestMart to offer a selected catalog of Agilent’s diverse solutions including data acquisition instruments, RF power meters, DC power supplies, function and arbitrary waveform generators counters, data loggers and digital multimeters for use in communications and general-purpose test. These products are available to all branches of the federal government, U.S. military and qualified prime contractors.

“TestMart is proud to represent the manufacturer of the most expansive, in-demand line of test equipment on the market today. This agreement is great news for government users because it makes the research and ordering of this equipment easy and more convenient,” said Peter Ostrow, President and CEO of TestMart. “Adding Agilent products to our government offerings means authorized buyers can select from the most respected brands under GSA contract that are compliant with the federal Competition in Contracting Act (CICA)”.

“TestMart’s commitment to government services enables effective and efficient information and product access for customers in the military and government sector”, said Doug Deleff, Agilent Technologies, North America Program Manager, “This focus aligns focus aligns well with Agilent’s superior products”.

Agilent products are under General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) managed by TestMart, who will provide content, transaction, marketing, sales support and reporting services around them. TestMart will also provide presentation and order processing though the GSA’s e-commerce web site, www.gsaadvantage.gov and the company’s own online marketplace www.testmart.com.

About TestMart

TestMart is the leading sales, marketing and online strategy partner for the test and measurement community. Manufacturers and sellers use TestMart to increase their military, government and commercial sales. Buyers rely on TestMart as an honest and efficient marketplace for purchasing test and measurement equipment. Headquartered in San Bruno, California, TestMart is a privately funded company. For more information, please visit us at www.testmart.com.

About the GSA

The US General Services Administration is a central management agency that sets Federal policy in such areas as Federal procurement, real property management, and information resources management. Founded in 1949, the agency is headquartered in Washington DC with regional offices in 11 US states. For more information on the GSA, please visit www.gsa.gov.

James Ferraro
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