mindSHIFT Acquires Alpheon Corporation

mindSHIFT Strengthens Its IT Services Offerings to the Healthcare Market with the Acquisition of Alpheon Corporation

Increased Market Penetration, Expanded Geographic Reach, And A Broader Suite Of Managed IT Services, Enhances mindSHIFT’s Position As The World’s Leading Managed Services Provider To Small And Mid-Size Organizations.

FAIRFAX, Va.– mindSHIFT Technologies, the largest provider of IT and cloud services, today announced the acquisition of Alpheon Corporation, a Morrisville, North Carolina-based provider of managed IT services to small and mid-size organizations with a strong vertical presence in the healthcare market. Alpheon proactively monitors and manages customer networks to prevent issues before they arise. The acquisition enables mindSHIFT to better serve the unique needs of healthcare clients, increase its geographic reach and strengthen its position as the world’s largest provider of managed IT services.

“Not only does this acquisition expand our physical presence, but it also provides healthcare organizations access to our cloud computing knowledge experts and a full suite of best-in-class technology services,” said Paul Chisholm, mindSHIFT Chairman and CEO. “Alpheon’s years of experience in the healthcare market gives them a thorough understanding of the unique needs of healthcare providers and will enable us to better assist clients in managing, maintaining and securing the patient data and internal resources which are critical to their business.”

Founded in 2002, Alpheon provides IT management services to organizations which have a critical dependence on technology to run their business. The company offers 24×7 technical support, remote infrastructure monitoring, management and maintenance, security services and Voice over IP (VoIP) technology. Alpheon has established itself as a trusted technology partner to healthcare clients, eliminating IT challenges and enabling customers to focus on their primary business objectives.

“The demand for managed and cloud-based business services continues to grow rapidly among small and mid-size organizations,” said Greg Donovan, Alpheon CEO. “We have chosen to join with mindSHIFT because of its outstanding reputation as a leading Managed Services Provider (MSP), their extensive portfolio of services including virtualization, and wealth of technical and human resources. With mindSHIFT we are able to provide all of our clients a new level of technical sophistication and scale which will assist them in growing their businesses. It will also enable us to greatly increase our presence in markets which were previously inaccessible to us.”

mindSHIFT provides managed IT services to legal firms, financial services companies, associations and non-profit organizations, educational institutions and many other small and mid-size businesses. This acquisition solidifies mindSHIFT’s position as the world’s largest managed services provider – ranked #1 by MSPmentor for two consecutive years. mindSHIFT has also been named to the Inc 5000 list of the fastest growing companies and has been selected by industry experts and customers alike for providing exceptional customer service.

About mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc.

mindSHIFT provides technology peace of mind to small and medium-sized organizations by delivering premier technology and cloud services that utilize the most reliable and advanced systems and processes in the world. Organizations use mindSHIFT’s IT management services to keep their businesses running 24×7, to increase reliability and to protect mission-critical data. mindSHIFT has been ranked Number One among managed IT services providers worldwide by MSPmentor® for two consecutive years (2009 and 2010). We make IT work for your business.® www.mindSHIFT.com

About Alpheon Corporation

Alpheon removes the burden of IT management from small and mid-size organizations, enabling them to focus on their primary business objectives. Clients trust Alpheon to proactively monitor and manage their networks, ensuring the safety, security, and availability of their most critical business assets. Ranked as one of the leading managed services providers by MSPmentor, Alpheon provides clients with proven processes, a structured approach to managed technology services, and superior customer service. Alpheon is IT the way it should be. www.Alpheon.com