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OpenSky Corporation Appoints New Board Member

TOLLAND, CT--(Marketwire - November 19, 2012) -  OpenSky Corporation, an IT consulting firm with industry-leading expertise in Infrastructure; IT Risk Management and Security; Governance, Risk and Compliance; and Technical Business Consulting, today announced that Mark Shirman, CEO and President of RiverMeadow Software and Founder and former CEO of GlassHouse Technologies, has been appointed to the company's board of directors.

Mr. Shirman currently serves as CEO and President of RiverMeadow Software, a company that provides software solutions for cloud onboarding. Prior to his tenure at RiverMeadow, he founded GlassHouse Technologies. Mr. Shirman created the vision for the company's solutions development, built a global organization focused on data center consulting and managed services, and interfaced with the investment community. He was CEO of GlassHouse for eleven years, during which the company was listed on the Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing companies in 2011 with three-year growth of 62%, generated revenue of almost $99 Million, and grew to 533 employees. 

"Mark brings a wealth of experience in operations and strategies for growing a technology consulting organization," said John O'Connell, OpenSky Chairman. "It's a privilege to have him join our board."

"I am honored and energized to join the OpenSky board and work with this exceptional team," Shirman said. "OpenSky has a solid foundation, strong values and focus, and extraordinary IT talent. I look forward to contributing to the future direction and growth of this already award-winning company."

In addition to GlassHouse, Mr. Shirman's extensive experience in information technology includes roles as: EVP and CTO at Convergent Group, responsible for operational and marketing strategies; Senior Vice President at Cambridge Technology Partners, responsible for the worldwide eBusiness and CRM lines of business; and Senior Vice President at BSG/Alliance IT. Mr. Shirman was Founder and CEO of Innovative Information Systems Inc. (IISI), focused on emerging technologies and application development, prior to its purchase by CDI. He began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co. after receiving his BA in Economics from Brandeis University and his MBA from American University.

Mark currently serves on the Board of Directors for Mobiquity Corporation. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Mount Wachusett Community College and is a director for Baby's Breath, a non-profit organization focused on connecting infants with loving homes and families. 

About OpenSky Corporation
OpenSky Corporation provides information technology expertise to help global corporations reduce IT costs, protect information assets and accelerate the adoption of strategic technologies.

OpenSky is distinguished from others by extensive technology expertise combined with deep industry experience. OpenSky specializes in Infrastructure; IT Risk Management and Security; Governance, Risk and Compliance; and Technical Business Consulting.

OpenSky has successfully delivered over 750 projects to Fortune 500 companies. Proven methodologies ensure a focused, consistent, project-based approach on every engagement. OpenSky maintains a business-centric perspective and believes that aligning premier technology partnerships with vendor-neutrality are critical and ensure the best solutions for clients.

OpenSky is listed on the prestigious 2012 Inc. 500, is a two-time recipient of the CRN Fast Growth 100 and Tech Top 40 awards, and has been named a Top Workplace for two consecutive years, earning additional accolades for Top IT Services Provider and Employee Appreciation.

For more information on OpenSky, please visit: http://www.openskycorp.com.

Courtney Hart
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