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CSI Ranks First in Tier One Managed Services Companies, According to MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

PADUCAH, Ky., May 26, 2016Computer Services, Inc. , (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end financial technology solutions, has placed among the top 10 of the world’s largest managed services providers (MSPs) according to Penton Technology’s annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition. The annual ranking, now in its ninth year, identifies the world’s top 501 MSPs by revenue, and has included CSI every year since its inception.

CSI currently ranks as the largest among tier one companies, which are those that generate more than 80 percent of their managed services revenue from recurring services, and sixth largest globally. MSPmentor compiles information for its annual rankings through an online survey, which this year ran from December 2015 through January 2016. Penton Technology’s unique criteria to formulate the rankings includes total revenues, annual recurring revenues and number of technology assets managed.

Managed IT services offer unique benefits to financial institutions, providing them with scalable services and cloud-based technologies that enable them to remain competitive, compliant and profitable,” said David Culbertson, group president of CSI Technology Services. “Our ninth consecutive inclusion in the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition exemplifies the dedication we’ve made to being the most trusted provider of managed services for the financial industry.”

CSI enables financial institutions to access IT services and on-demand technology without the need to invest in added staff and expensive hardware by providing cloud-based managed services. These services allow financial institutions to gain round-the-clock coverage of their systems and networks without interruption of their customer service efforts. CSI’s managed services solutions include IT infrastructure, cloud-delivered IT performance services and managed security services to help financial institutions achieve affordable, scalable IT enterprises.

“On behalf of Penton and MSPmentor, I would like to congratulate CSI for its recognition as an MSP 501 honoree," said Aldrin Brown, editor-in-chief, MSPmentor. “The managed service provider market is evolving at a rapid pace, and the companies showcased on the 2016 MSP 501 list represent the most agile, flexible and innovative organizations in the industry.” 

About Computer Services, Inc.

Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) delivers core processing, managed services, mobile and Internet solutions, payments processing, print and electronic distribution, and regulatory compliance solutions to financial institutions and corporate customers across the nation. Exceptional service, dynamic solutions and superior results are the foundation of CSI’s reputation and have resulted in the company’s inclusion in such top industry-wide rankings as the FinTech 100, Talkin’ Cloud 100 and MSPmentor Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers List. CSI’s stock is traded on OTCQX under the symbol CSVI. For more information about CSI, visit www.csiweb.com.

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