BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will showcase its converged-communications solutions and services next week at the VON Fall Conference and Expo.

The Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) industry tradeshow will be held Sept. 19-22 at the Boston Convention Center.

Northrop Grumman's Information Technology (IT) sector will demonstrate three converged-communications solutions and services that help businesses connect their messaging and call control onto one network, specifically the Internet-protocol network.

In conjunction with AnchorPoint, Northrop Grumman will feature a suite of telecommunications financial-management applications and services. This includes invoice, usage and asset management and business analytics tools to help manage, reduce and control communications costs, address Sarbanes-Oxley compliance issues and improve process efficiencies.

The second featured application will be Northrop Grumman's converged-communications services. Northrop Grumman IT can assist companies with the planning, design, selection and acquisition, implementation and management of new VoIP technology.

Northrop Grumman will also highlight examples of business-value successes with both government and enterprise through the use of converged communications.

Visit the Northrop Grumman exhibit at booth 1151 for more information on the company's converged-communications solutions and services for businesses.

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, headquartered in McLean, Va., is a trusted IT leader and premier provider of advanced IT solutions, engineering and business services for government and commercial clients. The company's technological leadership spans such areas as homeland security solutions, health IT solutions, secure wireless, cyber and physical assurance, IT and network infrastructure, managed services, knowledge management, modeling and simulation, and geospatial intelligence solutions.

  CONTACT:  Juli Ballesteros, APR
          Northrop Grumman Information Technology
          (703) 713-4675

          Christy Whitman
          (571) 213-5302