Planit Solutions Selects AT&T to Upgrade Its Network Services

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, January 9, 2008

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) announced today a new two-year networking agreement with Planit Solutions, a Tuscaloosa-based software-solutions provider specializing in the home improvement, metalworking, woodworking and cabinet-making industries.

Under the terms of the agreement, AT&T will provide Planit Solutions with a new Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution, which will provide consistent network services and deliver reliable network availability to Planit Solutions' seven locations in six states.

The AT&T VPN will provide Planit Solutions with improved bandwidth speeds, which will satisfy corporate and networking demands such as interoffice collaboration and a robust Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) infrastructure. The new network services will also help control Planit Solutions' overall monthly costs while maintaining a high standard of network performance and scalability.

"The VoIP and VPN solution provided by AT&T not only improves our efficiencies in our sales force and back office but also allows us to implement innovative technologies and resources across the world," said Contrial Davis, manager of IT, Planit Solutions. "I can definitely see a continued relationship with AT&T as we enter our implementation of third-generation collaboration technology across all of our locations."

Also included is the use of the AT&T BusinessDirect® Web portal for personalized, secure, anytime access to detailed information regarding critical network services. With AT&T BusinessDirect, Planit will also be able to view, analyze and pay its bill online.

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About Planit Solutions
The Planit group of companies specializes in software solutions — retail design solutions for the home improvement industry, and manufacturing solutions for the metalworking, woodworking and cabinet making industries. Vast industry experience and technical know-how combine to develop software products with market leading solutions in all of these industries and in most major markets around the world. Additional information is available at

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