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TEKsystems Announces Purchase of Commercial Services of Computer Horizons in Mountain Lakes, NJ

Nov 8, 2006 | HANOVER, MD | For media inquiries, please contact us at

HANOVER, MD – November 8, 2006 – TEKsystems®, the world’s premier provider of technology execution services, announced it signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Commercial Services business of Computer Horizons Corp. (“CHC”), a publicly traded IT services company (NASDAQ: CHRZ) headquartered in Mountain Lakes, NJ. 

Founded in 1969, CHC is one of the country’s most well respected IT services firms and has established a foothold in 16 states in the U.S. as well as 3 locations in Canada and an offshore presence in Chennai, India.  CHC’s Commercial Services business offers IT Staffing, Solutions and Education to a broad spectrum of industries.  Specific service offerings include application development, applications management and support, software quality management, and an education (training) division. 

Ranked number one in the industry by IT Services Business Report as the nation’s largest IT staffing firm, TEKsystems has grown to become a multibillion-dollar company by leveraging its core competencies to offer a wide array of technology execution services.  TEKsystems offers a full suite of applications, infrastructure, and communications services.

According to TEKsystems’ President Keith Bozeman, “We are very excited about the opportunity to add superior value for our customers and Technical Professionals through this acquisition and to welcome aboard many talented individuals from CHC to our high-performance team.”

About TEKsystems

People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, an Allegis Group company, we understand people. Every year we deploy more than 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our deep insights into IT human capital management enable us to help our clients achieve their business goals–while optimizing their IT workforce strategies. We provide IT staffing solutions and IT services to help our clients plan, build and run their critical business initiatives. Through our range of quality-focused delivery models, we meet our clients where they are, and take them where they want to go, the way they want to get there.