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Eze Castle Integration Ranked Among North America's Top Technology Integrators by Everything Channel

BOSTON, June 30, 2010 – Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of IT services, consulting and technology to hedge funds and alternative investment management firms, has been recognized by Everything Channel as one of North America’s top technology integrators. Named to the prestigious VAR500 list, Eze Castle placed number 351 in the 16th annual ranking, moving up five spots from the 2009 VAR500 list. Eze Castle has been ranked on the VAR500 list since 2006, highlighting its consistent execution and strong leadership in the IT services industry.

Eze Castle works with more than 550 hedge funds and alternative investment firms to ensure they have the most fully functional, industry-specific technology solutions to meet their needs in areas including business continuity planning, disaster recovery, compliance, telecommunications and storage. The company’s keen ability to introduce new services in response to client needs is highlighted in its growing Managed Services portfolio that includes Eze Virtual Office, a fully-hosted and managed IT platform for hedge funds and alternative investment firms.

The 16th annual ranking VAR500 list details the leading technology integrators and technology solution provider organizations in North America based on gross worldwide revenue of hardware and software sales, as well as earnings from professional and managed IT services. This year’s list reflects the strength of the technology reseller channel as the ranking includes 182 new companies with 4 percent of the new entrants landing in the Top 100.

“Hedge fund operations are complex and the changing regulatory environments in which they operate demand absolute precision. Clients partner with Eze Castle Integration for their technology needs because of our deep experience in this market, commitment to accountability and superior service and solutions,” said Bob Guilbert, managing director at Eze Castle Integration. “We value our inclusion on the VAR500 list as further confirmation that when it comes to technology solutions for investment management firms, Eze Castle is the industry leader.”

“The VAR500 is the who’s who of the solution provider community. Microsoft, HP, Cisco, Symantec among others are highly reliant on the VAR500 to sell their products to businesses, and collectively this audience generated more than $500B in sales in 2009. Even more importantly, they solve customers’ biggest IT business problems through product integration, training, consulting and services. In companies large and small, the VAR500 are considered integration experts, trusted business advisors and invaluable partners. We are honored to compile this list and represent this audience,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel.

The complete listing of the VAR500 was published in print and online at CRN.com.

About Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration (www.eci.com) is the leading provider of technology, IT services and consulting to the investment industry. The company’s products and services include Startup and Relocation, Outsourced Technology Support, Professional Services, Telecommunications, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Archiving, Storage and Internet Service. Eze Castle Integration is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco and Stamford.