Platinum IT Consulting Inc. President Sees Tightening Market for IT Personnel

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ralph Clark, the President of a leading company supplying specialized IT personnel, sees market forces combining over the next few years to drive up demand for a decreasing supply of specialized IT personnel.

Mr. Clark, President of Platinum IT Consulting Inc., a subsidiary of Global IT Holding Company (Pink Sheets:GITH), said, "A range of factors have combined recently to shift the balance in the IT recruiting sector so that we now have a situation that is beginning to look more like the years prior to Y2K."

Elaborating on the factors involved, he added: "For one thing, restrictions on H-1B visas (a visa category that makes it expedient to bring foreign-born professionals temporarily to the United States) are making it harder for qualified people to get into the U.S. and also businesses across the board are finding they have to re-invest in new software and hardware to stay ahead of their competition. To a lesser degree the offshore outsourcing trend seems to be reversing somewhat which also contributes to demand. At Platinum, we both source personnel for companies and offer custom software solutions so whether it's Oracle, SQL Server or Sybase and the software is SAP, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft or the like, the qualified personnel are becoming harder to find and that will inevitably place upward pressure on pricing."

Mr. Clark foresees this tightening of the market to last for at least the next two years unless qualified IT workers who left the industry after 2001 can be enticed to re-enter the market.

About Platinum IT Consulting

Platinum IT Consulting, Inc. was established in 1986 and has sales offices in New York City and Madison, NJ. In 2004, Platinum IT became part of the Global IT Holdings, Inc. family of companies. Global IT Holdings, Inc. is a New York-based holding company created to acquire targeted IT staffing firms. The company's current holdings include Platinum IT Consulting and its associated company Parker Clark Data Processing.

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