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SWC Announces Susie Cummings Named to MSPmentor 250 List Of Top Managed Services Provider (MSP) Experts and Executives

Vice President of Managed Services Responsible for EDI Division, Managed Services Growth and Infrastructure Practice

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology consultancy SWC Technology Partners announced today vice president of managed services, Susie Cummings was selected for Nine Lives Media's fifth annual MSPmentor 250. The global list identifies the world's leading managed services provider (MSP) executives, entrepreneurs, experts, coaches and community leaders. The MSPmentor 250 is available now at http://www.mspmentor.net/250.

This year's expanded MSPmentor 250 coverage includes Locked In the NOC (Network Operations Center) – a definitive list of MSP hall of famers. SWC also appeared on the MSPmentor 100 list in 2011 and 2012.

Ms. Cummings responsibilities at SWC include sales, and the management of market segments that account for 32 percent of the firm's annual revenues. She expanded the firm's EDI business into new verticals while setting it up to service hundreds of suppliers. Responsible for the launch of the managed services division, Ms. Cummings built it into one of the top managed services operations in the world with comprehensive services including remote help desk, virtual DBA, SharePoint, Lync, Exchange and virtual CIO services. She also was instrumental in the growth of SWC's infrastructure practice that includes virtualization, disaster recovery, unified communications, and storage.

"We congratulate Susie on her selection to the prestigious MSPmentor 250 list," said Bob Knott, President of SWC. "She has been an integral part of our revenue growth through her expansion and refinement of our top service areas. Through her hard work, SWC has been transformed into a successful provider of technology solutions for midmarket firms in Chicago and abroad."

"The fifth-annual MSPmentor 250 expands our tradition of recognizing the world's top MSP experts," said Amy Katz, CEO of Nine Lives Media. "If you're seeking to launch or build a managed services business practice, the MSPmentor 250 is the ultimate Rolodex to get you started."

The fifth annual MSPmentor 250 report is based on a global survey of MSPmentor site readers conducted from May through July 2012. The MSPmentor editorial staff also weighed in with nominations, based on the team's daily coverage of the managed services market. The resulting MSPmentor 250 and Locked in the NOC coverage represents MSP experts across business, technology, sales, marketing, community development, coaching and more.

MSPmentor's readership and editorial staff are uniquely positioned to identify the world's top MSP experts. MSPmentor is the world's leading managed services provider blog and community—and the ultimate guide to managed services.

About Nine Lives Media
Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media, defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company's IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (www.MSPmentor.net), The VAR Guy (www.TheVARguy.com), Talkin' Cloud (www.TalkinCloud.com), VARtweet (www.VARtweet.com) and MSPtweet (www.MSPtweet.com). For more information, visitwww.NineLivesMediaInc.com.

About SWC Technology Partners
SWC Technology Partners is an award-winning provider of IT solutions to midsize businesses. For more than 30 years, SWC has excelled at delivering technology solutions that optimize productivity, strengthen customer relationships, enhance data sharing and drive profitability. SWC specializes in the technology solutions that match the business needs of midmarket organizations including managed services; infrastructure solutions such as Unified Communicationsvirtualization and network security; and software solutions including SharePointbusiness intelligence and custom development. Headquartered just outside Chicago in Oak Brook, Illinois, SWC is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner and was honored as a Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year in 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2012. To learn more, visit http://www.swc.com or email info@swc.com or call 630.572.0240. Follow SWC on Facebook and on Twitter @SWCTechPartners.

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