U.S. Micro Enters into Agreement with Macquarie Equipment Finance to Offer Customers IT Asset Disposition Services

  U.S. Micro Enters into Agreement with Macquarie Equipment Finance to Offer
  Customers IT Asset Disposition Services

 Agreement includes U.S. Micro acquisition of MEF IT asset disposition center

Business Wire

LAS VEGAS -- February 12, 2013

U.S. Micro Corporation (www.usmicrocorp.com), a leader in enterprise data
security and IT asset disposition (ITAD), today announced that it will be the
exclusive provider of ITAD services to Macquarie Equipment Finance’s (MEF)
North American customers. MEF, a business unit of the Macquarie Group, is a
global provider of customized financing and IT asset management solutions for
enterprises, technology manufacturers and suppliers.

The agreement enables MEF customers to take advantage of U.S. Micro’s
world-class capabilities, such as auditing, testing, onsite data sanitization
and environmentally-responsible disposal.

As part of the transaction, U.S. Micro has acquired the operation of MEF’s
Dallas-area technical center that provides equipment refurbishing for
enterprise-class IT assets. In addition, U.S. Micro has integrated technical
center staff into its organization and, as a result, will benefit from
highly-trained product management and certified engineering talent.

“With facilities in Las Vegas, Atlanta, and the new ISO 9001-certified center
near Dallas, U.S. Micro gains important competitive advantages through this
transaction,” said Herb Biggers, chairman of U.S. Micro’s Board of Directors.
“In addition, it gives us the technical expertise to process enterprise-class
IT equipment for our customers who will also gain access to Macquarie’s full
suite of IT leasing services.”

“U.S. Micro was selected to provide services to Macquarie’s North American
customers because of its market position, industry experience and the
strategic benefits it will provide for Macquarie’s customers,” said Daryl
Karczewski, senior vice president, Global Trading Sales, MEF.

The deal is the latest strategic expansion move by U.S. Micro, which serves
Fortune 500 companies and others in industries that demand the highest data
security and environmental safeguards, including banking, financial services,
health care and consulting.

For more information, visit www.usmicrocorp.com.

U.S. Micro Corporation

Since 1995, U.S. Micro Corporation has been a major innovator and leader in
enterprise IT data security. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev. and with
additional facilities in Georgia and Texas, U.S. Micro serves Fortune 500
companies that demand the highest levels of data security and environmental
stewardship. Committed to a 100 percent no landfill policy, the company
refurbishes and sells approximately 90 percent of the equipment it processes;
the remaining 10 percent is EPA-compliantly recycled at its Next-Generation IT
Demanufacturing and Distribution Center in Las Vegas. U.S. Micro is R2,
G.R.A.D.E. (Green Recycling Asset Disposal for the Enterprise), ISO 14001:2004
and Payment Card Industry (PCI) certified. It is also a Microsoft Authorized
Refurbisher and holds the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
(AICPA) Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2, Type II designation.

Contact:

For U.S. Micro Corporation
Cookerly Public Relations
Matt Cochran, 404-419-9235
matt@cookerly.com
 
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