BravePoint, Inc. Launches Managed IT Services Offering With SED International as its First Client

BravePoint, Inc. Launches Managed IT Services Offering With SED International
                             as its First Client

- Eliminates Single Points of Failure

- Allows Continuous Superior Customer Service

- Allows Undivided Focus on Core Business

PR Newswire

NORCROSS, Ga., Dec. 14, 2012

NORCROSS, Ga., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BravePoint, Inc., the largest
provider of Progress® consulting, training, and database services, has today
announced, along with SED International (SED), the launch of its Managed IT
Services offering. BravePoint has assumed responsibility for SED's IT
operations, including, personnel and infrastructure. This partnership with SED
will lower their costs and increase operational efficiency.

Robert O'Malley, President and CEO of SED International stated, "SED's
unrivaled dedication to serving our customers with absolute excellence is a
source of pride for me. With BravePoint now responsible for our IT
operations, our management team is better able to focus on and continue to
achieve this commitment, while also allowing us to concentrate on our core
business and growth initiatives."

Greg Carscallen, Vice President of BravePoint, commented "BravePoint has a
trusted track record of success helping companies that use Progress
technologies. Our partnership with SED leverages our Progress expertise, as
well as our knowledge of their Progress-based ERP system. Our Managed IT
Service offering is a high-value service to the Progress community because it
improves IT service levels, reduces costs, and creates more efficiency in
business processes."

David Mangan, Executive Vice President of HR for SED, stated, "In addition to
reducing SED's reliance on multiple points of contact, outsourcing the IT
Department to BravePoint has also removed segregation of critical knowledge,
which eliminates the concern over single points of failure."


Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, BravePoint®, Inc. is a leading provider of
consulting, training, and application development to a variety of clients
worldwide. Since 1987, BravePoint has applied business experience and
technology expertise to improve customers' profitability and competitiveness
in the Progress^® (NASDAQ: PRGS) market. BravePoint is a subsidiary of
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK). For more information about
BravePoint, please visit All third party trademarks are
the property of their respective owners.


Founded in 1980, SED International Holdings, Inc. is a multinational,
preferred distributor of leading computer technology, consumer electronics,
and small appliance products. The company also offers custom-tailored supply
chain management services ideally suited to meet the priorities and
distribution requirements of the e-commerce, Business-to-Business and
Business-to-Consumer markets. Headquartered near Atlanta, Georgia with
business operations in California; Florida; Georgia; New Jersey; Texas;
Bogota, Colombia and Buenos Aires, Argentina, SED serves a customer base of
over 10,000 channel partners and retailers in the United States, Latin
America, and Caribbean.


Barbara Ware
Marketing Director
BravePoint, Inc.
(770) 449-9696

Chris Joe
SED International, Inc.

SOURCE BravePoint, Inc.

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