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JDL Earns Managed Services Trustmark from CompTIA
   August 11, 2013

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., August 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – JDL Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ-GM: JCS), today announced it has earned the prestigious Managed Services Trustmark from CompTIA, the global voice of the information technology industry. Trustmark was developed by CompTIA as a credential for managed services providers who operate to information technology industry best practices and ethical standards.

“This credential identifies JDL Technologies as an IT service provider who has demonstrated a high degree of competency through use of prescribed industry best practices and processes,” said Todd Thibodeaux, president and chief executive officer for CompTIA.

Managed Services Trustmark LogoLeveraging the state-of-the-art JDL TechWatch managed IT services operations center, 300 years of combined technical experience and more than 115 certifications, JDL Technologies is uniquely qualified to help businesses, healthcare providers and education organizations optimize their information technology.

The JDL TechWatch program encompasses a core of managed IT services that include 24/7 remote monitoring and management (RMM), round-the-clock user helpdesk service, backup and recovery and vendor management as well as an uptime money-back guarantee, monthly reports and periodic service reviews.

For clients whose needs extend beyond these core services, JDL Technologies offers a full suite that includes cloud server hosting, colocation hosting, hosted email, email archiving, email encryption, full disk encryption, mobile device management, VoIP and SIP trunking, managed print services, extensive virtualization support and more. JDL experts are also available to augment client IT support staff and conduct IT projects as needed.

“We are justifiably proud of our JDL TechWatch Managed IT Services program, and of the clients who have recognized its value from the beginning,” said Scott Fluegge, vice president and general manager for JDL Technologies. “For most clients, return on investment is virtually immediate. With JDL TechWatch they get 24/7 coverage from an expert team, which is a level of service most couldn’t provide on their own.”

Earlier this year, JDL Technologies won 2013 Hot Company awards for Growth and Expansion from the Network Products Guide.

About JDL Technologies

JDL Technologies specializes in designing, deploying and managing information technology solutions that enable organizations to remain focused on the mission-critical activities that drive their success. JDL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc., a publicly traded company (NASDAQ-GM: JCS). Any statements regarding the Company's anticipated performance in 2013 are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to: competitive products and other factors discussed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Visit

About CompTIA

CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and information technology companies, CompTIA is the recognized authority for IT education and credentials. CompTIA’s vision of the IT landscape is shaped by 25 years of global perspective and more than 2,000 members and 1,000 business partners. Visit

JDL Earns Trustmark Managed Services Credential