Encompass Appointed Business Partner/Reseller for IBM System x(R) Products

Encompass Appointed Business Partner/Reseller for IBM System x(R) Products

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., June 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encompass Supply Chain
Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of forward and reverse logistics for a
diverse range of electronics products and replacement parts, today announced
it has received authorization to distribute a range of IBM hardware products.

Encompass will be an authorized reseller for IBM's System x product line,
including servers, networking, storage, memory and hard drives. IBM System x
servers support Microsoft^® Windows^®, Linux^® and virtualization and are
intelligent systems designed to reduce costs and complexity.

"With IBM authorization, Encompass is able to significantly expand access to
computing parts that are often deemed mission critical," said Joe Hurley,
Encompass Vice President of Business Development. "We are excited to be
partnering with a world leader in technology to provide end users with the
products they need to maintain the health and availability of their
operational systems."

In addition to IBM computing products, Encompass supplies parts for HP,
Samsung, Sony, Acer, Compaq, Dell, Toshiba and Gateway.

"Encompass already supplies a wide range of computer parts from all the top
brands," said Eddie Cafferty, Encompass Computer Sales Consultant. "Adding IBM
enterprise computing parts further strengthens our ability to serve this

About IBM

IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered
in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts
and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems
and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits.

Innovation is at the core of IBM's strategy. The company develops and sells
software and systems hardware and a broad range of infrastructure, cloud and
consulting services.

Today, IBM is focused on four growth initiatives - business analytics, cloud
computing, growth markets and Smarter Planet. IBMers are working with
customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting,
technology and R&D expertise to build systems that enable dynamic and
efficient organizations, better transportation, safer food, cleaner water and
healthier populations.

About Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.

Encompass is a market leader in forward and reverse supply chain management
and high-tech repair services for a diverse and expanding range of consumer
electronics, computer, major appliance and imaging products. Encompass,
through its business units Encompass Parts Distribution and Encompass Service
Solutions, provides end-to-end solutions for OEMs, retailers, independent
dealers and third-party administrators.

Encompass manages all stages of the product lifecycle, including finished
goods and replacement parts logistics, board repair and product refurbishment
services, returns management, asset value recovery and eco-friendly disposal.
For more information, please visit encompass.com and follow us on Facebook.

CONTACT: Kristin Hurst
         Director of Marketing
         Ph: 954.474.0325

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