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Otter Products Named

Otter Products, LLC., wins "Best VAR Solution: Hardware" award at the 2005 Fall IT ChannelVision Event for their rugged line of technology cases.

Nominations for this award are made by resellers and solution providers attending the four-day event. As a first year attendee, Otter Products is thrilled to receive this prestigious award.

"We are honored to have made such a positive impact on influential decision-makers in the IT industry," said Curt Richardson, CEO of Otter Products, LLC. "When the award nominees were announced the crowd chanted 'otter, otter.' It was an amazing experience."

IT ChannelVision is designed to build business partnerships with leading System Builders, VARs, Enterprise Solution Providers and Home Integrators. With over 280 reseller and solution provider attendees at the Fall IT ChannelVision Event, Otter Products looks forward to future relationships.

"IT ChannelVision attendees are senior decision-makers who directly influence their customers' buying decisions," said Eric Lesonsky, senior director for IT ChannelVision. "For vendor winners and nominees, the Best of IT ChannelVision award recognizes innovation in the North American IT marketplace."

About Vision Events

Vision Events, a Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT and ITB) company, is a leading producer of highly focused business events that bring resellers and end users together with leading and emerging vendors in private boardroom appointments to form strategic partnerships and secure new business in the technology sector. Additional information about Vision Events can be found at visionevents.com.

About Otter Products

Founded in 1998, Otter Products, LLC. has become a leader in the design and production of rugged cases to safeguard technology and other valuables. With a complete line of waterproof, drop-resistant, interactive cases, Otter provides ideal solutions for any adventure. Rugged cases include protection for Apple iPods, notebooks, PDAs, Tablet PCs, GPS, cigars, Zippo lighters and more. Built upon fundamentals of hard work, creativity, and perseverance, Otter Products is a powerhouse of innovation, manufacturing quality cases with a 100 percent lifetime guarantee. For more information on Otter Products visit www.otterbox.com or call (888) 695-8820.

Kelly Richardson, 970-372-1875