|[December 17, 2012]
PC Connection Honored as a Winner of the Microsoft Operational Excellence Platinum Award
MERRIMACK, N.H. --(Business Wire)--
PC Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCCC), a provider of a full range of
information technology (IT) solutions to business, government, and
education markets, today announced it has won the Platinum Level
Operational Excellence Award at the Microsoft (News - Alert) FY13 Roundtables
Conference. The company was chosen out of the North American field of
top Microsoft partners for delivering market-leading operational
excellence supporting Microsoft technology.
"Only by aligning our efforts and strengthening our partnerships with
outstanding companies like PC Connection is Microsoft able to offer
continued quality products and services to our customers," said Hugh
Aitken, general manager of Commercial Operations. "I congratulate this
year's winners for their commitment to performance excellence."
PC Connection, Inc. was recognized for superior operational excellence,
meeting or exceeding specific requirements for the number of valid
licensing agreements in a variety of categories. By meeting these
operational criteria, Microsoft Platinum Award winners have illustrated
their commitment to providing value and superior customer satisfaction.
"PC Connection is honored to receive the Platinum Level Operational
Excellence Award," said Tim McGrath, President and Chief Executive
Officer of PC Connection, Inc. "This distinction recognizes PC
Connection's industry-leading approach to delivering the highest level
of technical expertise and service in helping our customers achieve
their infrastructure and licensing goals. We strive every day to solve
our customers' business challenges, and we will continue to work closely
with Microsoft and other leading vendors to serve our customers as a
trusted technology adviser."
About PC Connection, Inc.
PC Connection, Inc., a Fortune
1000 company, has four sales subsidiaries: PC Connection Sales
Corporation, MoreDirect, Inc., GovConnection, Inc., and Professional
Computer Center, Inc. d/b/a ValCom Technology, headquartered in
Merrimack, NH, Boca Raton, FL, Rockville, MD, and Itasca, IL,
respectively. All four companies can deliver custom-configured computer
systems overnight from our ISO 9001:2008 certified technical
configuration lab at our distribution center in Wilmington, OH.
Investors and media can find more information about PC Connection, Inc.
PC Connection Sales Corporation (800-800-5555), the original business of
PC Connection, Inc. serving primarily the small- and medium-sized
business sector, is a rapid-response provider of IT products and
services. It offers more than 300,000 brand-name products through its
staff of technically trained sales account managers and telesales
specialists, catalogs, publications, and its website at www.pcconnection.com.
This company also serves consumer and small office users and is, under
its MacConnection brand (800-800-2222), one of Apple's (News - Alert) largest
authorized online resellers at www.macconnection.com.
MoreDirect, Inc. (561-237-3300), www.moredirect.com,
provides corporate technology buyers with best-in-class IT solutions,
in-depth IT supply-chain expertise, and access to over 300,000 products
and 1,600 vendors through TRAXX™, a cloud-based eProcurement system.
Backed by over 500 technical certifications, MoreDirect's team of
engineers, software licensing specialists, and project managers help
reduce the cost and complexity of buying hardware, software, and
services throughout the entire IT lifecycle.
GovConnection, Inc. (800-800-0019) is a rapid-response provider of IT
products and services to federal, state, and local government agencies
and educational institutions through specialized account managers,
catalogs, and publications, and online at www.govconnection.com.
Professional Computer Center, Inc. d/b/a ValCom Technology
provides technology services to medium-to-large corporate organizations
utilizing its proprietary cloud-based IT service management software,
WebSPOC™. Through its experienced technical service personnel ValCom
Technology provides network, server, storage, mission-critical onsite
support, installation, and hosting of lifecycle services.
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subject to risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the
impact of changes in market demand and the overall level of economic
activity and environment, or in the level of business investment in
information technology products, competitive products and pricing,
product availability and market acceptance, new products, fluctuations
in operating results, the ability of the Company to manage personnel
levels in response to fluctuations in revenue, and other risks that
could cause actual results to differ materially from these detailed
under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form
10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the year
ended December 31, 2011. More specifically, the statements in this
release concerning the Company's outlook for 2012 and other statements
of a non-historical basis (including statements regarding the Company's
ability to leverage the resources of ValCom Technology over its current
customer base) are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks
and uncertainties. The Company assumes no obligation to update the
information in this press release or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of any new information, future events,
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