Rose International
Wins Contract with
the State of Illinois

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Rose International Wins Contract with the State of Illinois

St. Louis-based IT firm wins $36.6 million contract to support the Department of Children and Family Services.

ST. LOUIS (April 3, 2007) – Rose International, a leader in information technology and business services, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the State of Illinois’ Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to provide staff augmentation and help desk support. 

Specifically, Rose will support DCFS's ongoing operations, maintenance, production support and information technology initiative developments conducted across three operating system platforms.

"We are honored to work with DCFS on this project," said Rose International's CEO, Himanshu (Sue) Bhatia. "The State of Illinois has given us another opportunity to grow our partnership with them, and we look forward to continuing this relationship."

The contract will span throughout the next seven years for a total expenditure of $36.6 million, and includes two one year renewal options. Statewide services for DCFS will be supported by six daily shifts of resources to ensure that critical operations are supported.

"This is an exciting win for our team," said John Truesdell, Rose International's Vice President of State and Local Government. "We are proud of the work that we have completed thus far, and we are fortunate to receive this opportunity as well. "

Rose also announced that it is now providing service in 42 states. Over the next 10 years, the company plans to attain further geographic development expanding throughout the entire U.S. region, with an eye on global markets as well.

About Rose International

Founded in 1993, St. Louis-based Rose International is a global provider of information technology and business services to corporations and government agencies. Rose has offices and development centers in eight U.S. cities and one in New Delhi, India. With nearly 1,000 associates and steady revenue growth, Rose is recognized as one of the country's fastest-growing and most successful companies. Rose's client list includes Chevron, the Department of Defense, AT&T, the State of Missouri and Toyota, among others.

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Rose International, Inc.
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