Washington Technology’s Annual Ranking of the Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors in IT Features 54 Deltek Systems Customers

McLean, Virginia – July 18, 2000 - Deltek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTK) (www.deltek.com). Washington Technology, the business newspaper for government systems integrators, recently listed 54 Deltek customers in the publication’s annual rankings of the top 100 federal prime contractors that deliver information technology services to the public sector. Deltek is a premier provider of enterprise automation software with 17 years of experience in meeting the technology and information requirements of more than 5,000 professional services firms, including government contractors of all sizes.

The rankings, which were published in Washington Technology’s May 22, 2000 issue, reflect Deltek’s longstanding leadership and success in designing, developing and implementing enterprise software solutions for a large number of the nation’s most prominent and leading-edge government contracting professional services organizations. With the release of System1 in 1983, Deltek was one of the first vendors to provide government contractors with software designed specifically to automate their back office operations and comply with federal contracting rules and regulations.

Deltek now serves more than 2,000 government contractor customers with a full range of software and consulting solutions. The applications described below have been designed to handle the unique software and information requirements of the government contractor services enterprise. Deltek has also developed on its own and in partnership with other leading vendors a full range of business intelligence tools that compliment and extend product capabilities.

Costpoint®, Deltek’s industry-leading ERP software suite for large organizations with complex project, accounting and business requirements, is used by 33% of the federal prime contractors on the list. The product helps ensure that customers are prepared at any time for DCAA adequacy and compliance audits, and is also fully FAR, CAS, FASB 52, and Euro and VAT compliant. Over 25 applications handle everything from project and financial accounting to human resources and materials management. Costpoint customers on the list include such prominent companies as Lockheed Martin Corp. (#1); Boeing Co. (#4); Raytheon Co. (#5); AT&T Corp. (#6); General Dynamics Corp. (#7); Bell Atlantic (#20); and CACI International Corp. (#30).

GCS Premier™ (includes System1 users), Deltek’s leading cost accounting software for small and mid-size government contractors, is used by 20% of the firms listed. It provides all the back office automation users need by providing an accurate, timely and FAR/CAS-compliant contract accounting solution. GCS Premier combines the System1 legacy code with industry standard technology. Featuring over 80 fully integrated applications and a Windows®-based GUI that makes it easy to learn and use, the product offers government contractors superior tools for making smart business decisions and achieving greater contract profitability. System1/GCS Premier customers on the list include Computer Sciences Corporation (#3); Federal Data Corp. (#22); DynCorp (#24); ManTech International Corp. (#34); and BTG Inc. (#36).

Deltek’s ET Enterprise ™ software, which offers advanced electronic time collection, expense reporting automation, and tools for reporting labor, payroll, and billing activities by project and other categories, is used by 22% of these top 100 contractors. It integrates seamlessly with Deltek and third-party back office applications, is easy to learn and use, and serves as a powerful tool for checking hours daily, auditing data, reviewing project status, and ensuring that labor costs are on budget. ET Enterprise users on the list include SAIC (#9); BAE Systems PLC (#18); Harris Corp. (#27); Anteon Corp. (#29); and Honeywell International (#32).

Ron Crowe is the Director of Deltek’s Government Contracting Solutions Group, which delivers practice management solutions to help government contractors enhance financial, operational, project and employee performance. “The results of the Washington Technology study are no surprise to the Deltek organization and our government contractor customers,” Crowe observes. “From the beginning, Deltek’s core competence has been responding to the unique accounting and reporting needs of government contractors. By now focusing some of our consulting resources more specifically on that industry, we intend that the percentages shown in the study will increase dramatically.”

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About Deltek® Systems, Inc.

Deltek is a leading provider of business software and solutions to professional services firms and project-based businesses. The company's solutions encompass project and financial accounting, customer relationship management, time and expense reporting, proposal automation, project and resource management, human resources and payroll, business intelligence, and e-Business. Deltek supports over 5,000 businesses worldwide with a dedicated staff of 700 professionals, each contributing unique knowledge and experience in all areas of professional services automation. The company's integrated services include premium-level customer support and software maintenance, implementation and practice management consulting, and classroom training. For more information, visit Deltek at www.deltek.com, or call 800/456-2009 in the U.S., and +44-07000-335835 in the U.K.

Deltek Media Contact:
K. Allen Farber, Press Officer, 1-800/456-2009, ext. 4544; Cell: 301/437-3585; afarber@deltek.com

Deltek Investor Relations Contact:
Babette J. Aller, Investor Relations Manager, 1-800/456-2009, ext. 4444; baller@deltek.com


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