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TMCNet:  Making IT Happen: En Pointe Celebrates Twenty Years

[February 26, 2013]

Making IT Happen: En Pointe Celebrates Twenty Years

Los Angeles & Anaheim, CA, Feb 26, 2013 ( via COMTEX) -- En Pointe Technologies, a leading solution provider of IT products and services, today announced the celebration of its 20th anniversary, live from Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa in Anaheim, California. En Pointe is hosting its annual National Sales Meeting, where its employees and partners, including Adobe, Cisco, Dell, HP, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Symantec, and VMware, are gathering together to celebrate this industry milestone, while participating in a mix of educational workshops, sales training, and network events that explore solutions around the desktop, data center, virtualization, cloud, security, networking, and device management.

"Over the past twenty years, we have been through exciting times and a few challenging moments, but we advanced, overcame, and continue to innovate, grow, and improve," said chairman and CEO Bob Din. "As the business landscape continues to change, we will continue to adapt, make internal changes, and add new innovative offerings. Additionally, with several leadership changes, you will see more expansion of the En Pointe portfolio." History of En Pointe Technologies In 1985, Din established himself in the IT channel with a ComputerLand franchise in Los Angeles. In 1993, he launched En Pointe Technologies, growing it from revenues of $19M in year one to a public company (NASDAQ: ENPT) in 1996. By 1999, the company grossed nearly $700M.

"Congratulations to En Pointe on their 20th anniversary, a major accomplishment for any company in the IT industry. To have not only survived, but positioned itself as one of the leaders in the rapidly growing cloud service provider market is a testament to their foresight and market awareness," said Dick Csaplar, senior research analyst, virtualization and the cloud, Aberdeen Group.

Select milestones over En Pointe's twenty year span include: Ranked in top 10% of solution providers in North America First VAR (value added reseller) to introduce drop-ship model to industry, streamlining the supply chain and increasing transparency to customers CEO Bob Din and two other senior executives recognized among channel's most influential people in 2012 5 consecutive years of Operational Excellence, awarded by Microsoft.

Built and spun off additional cloud services including: > dinCloud, a cloud services provider of hosted desktops, servers, storage.

- Partnerships with leading vendors including Microsoft and NetApp > En Pointe Collaboration Solution (ECS), a cloud-based communication solution that integrates voice, video, web conferencing, messaging, mobility, and customer care - One of only a few authorized Cisco Cloud Providers In 2013, En Pointe plans to continue expanding its existing data center growth, which includes services that support both public and private clouds.

"The resilience of En Pointe today reflects the strength gained during times of difficulty. We have endured the ghosts of competitors past and we confidently face the challenges of those arising and yet to come," said Michael Rapp, president, En Pointe Technologies. "Through it all, En Pointe has always been a leader of change. We have been strides ahead and will continue to lengthen the distance between ourselves and the rest of the pack in the years to come." About En Pointe Technologies En Pointe Technologies is a national IT solutions provider that serves commercial accounts, government agencies, and educational institutions, with information technology hardware, software licensing support, and IT solutions. Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Los Angeles, En Pointe is well represented in leading national markets throughout the United States. En Pointe has the experience and the technology to help organizations simplify the management of their information technology infrastructure. For more information, visit or follow @EnPointeTech on Twitter.

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