Telephonics Thursday, 10/18/07 04:08:29 PM Re: None Post # of 29732 NewMarket Technology, Inc. Subsidiary, RKM IT Solutions, Named Microsoft LAR/ESA Partner DALLAS, TX – October 18, 2007 -- NewMarket Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: NMKT) announced today that their regional subsidiary, RKM IT Solutions (RKM), has been selected by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) as a Large Account Reseller and Enterprise Software Advisor (LAR/ESA) for Venezuela. This new partnership allows RKM to significantly extend its existing Microsoft Gold partnership to offer high volume licensing, specifically “Enterprise Agreement” (EA) and “Select” for companies with more than 250 PCs and support services to large enterprise and institutional customers. Microsoft recently completed the competitive evaluation process, selecting RKM as one of only three firms across the country to be a LAR/ESA partner. Prior to their selection to the LAR/ESA Partner program, RKM has been a Microsoft Gold Partner since 2001, winning the 2003 Microsoft Infrastructure Solution of the Year award in Venezuela. Microsoft has established the LAR/ESA channel with specialized partners that provide superior license consulting and Software Asset Management services to medium-sized and large organizations. LAR/ESA Partners significantly expand Microsoft’s reach both geographically and to the rapidly growing category of Mid-Market and corporate customers. RKM and NewMarket Latin America, Inc. Separately, NewMarket Technology is currently working on consolidating RKM into the company’s recently formed regional subsidiary, NewMarket Latin America, Inc. (OTC: NLAI). NewMarket Latin America focuses on systems integration and emerging technology in Latin America and currently has regional offices in Brazil and Chile.