MANASSAS, Va., July 25, 2002 — Cairo Corporation announced today that it has been awarded a competitive, one-year $1,499,270 contract with a one-year option and a not-to-exceed total order quantity of $3,264,980 through the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule contract vehicle. This contract is to assist the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of the Chief Information Officer in its development and implementation of an Enterprise-wide Information Quality Practice. In supporting HUD’s Enterprise Information Quality Practice, the Cairo team will assist HUD in meeting its goal of standardization and quality improvement of data in HUD information systems. The contract award expands Cairo’s Information Quality line of business, a targeted growth area.

“We commend HUD for their clear and irrefutable commitment to small businesses in selecting Cairo’s Total Small Business Solution,” noted Cairo’s President and CEO, Alba M. Alemán. “We are truly honored to have been selected and openly embrace the opportunity to deliver the best solution in terms of people, tools and methods. Cairo’s passion and commitment to customer success is key as we forge an alliance with HUD to build an Enterprise Information Quality Practice.”

Cairo Corporation is a sophisticated Information Technology Company specializing in technology integration, software design, and courseware development. Cairo provides these services to a number of government (Federal, State and Local) and commercial customers.