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MCPc to Partner With Gartner Research, Gartner Representative to Present at MCPc Event

MCPc, Leading Technology Consultancy and Integrator, Brings New Offering and Insight to Clients Through Partnership With Gartner, Inc.

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - December 30, 2013) - MCPc, a leading technology consultancy and integrator, today announced a new partnership with Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry. MCPc will be working with Gartner in 2014 and beyond, including utilizing the research provider's massive resources in conducting industry research, emerging technology reports, and insights in technology go-to-market metrics.

"This is a huge deal," said Jed Ayres, MCPc's senior vice president of partner management and marketing. "Gartner is the industry standard in research and optics in information technology. This is something that many firms do not have in their arsenal, and we are proud that Gartner has agreed to work with us." Ayres went on to say that through this new partnership, MCPc clients will directly benefit. As MCPc works with Gartner, MCPc will be able to consult and guide their clients with more robust information, especially in trends of cost, performance, staffing, and information security levels.

The beginning of this special relationship will commence with the MCPc event, Game Changers, on January 9th. MCPc will be coordinating meetings between Gartner specialists and analysts and select clients. Mark A. Margevicius, a vice president and research director in Gartner research, will be in attendance at Game Changers. Mr. Margevicius will be available to meet and speak one-on-one with select clients during the event. Mr. Margevicius covers client-side computing policies, end-user computing, virtualization, PC hardware, and server-based computing.

Darin Haines, the chief technology officer for MCPc, expressed his excitement surrounding this partnership, saying, "We are exceptionally pleased to be working with Gartner. Their research capabilities will enhance our ability to serve our clients and keep them abreast of the rapidly evolving technology environment."

Game Changers will also feature a Solutions Expo presentation from more than 40 of MCPc's partners in the technology industry, including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Apple, NetApp, VMware, and a host of other companies.

MCPc is the definitive leader of technology solutions in the region, and their national presence has grown exponentially over the last 18 months, serving 26 markets across the United States. MCPc's undisputed dominance in the Cleveland market is a nod to the nationally-ranked prominence of the Anyplace Workspace®, recently recognized by CRN with the 2013 Best of Breed Business Transformation Elite Award, selected from thousands of technology companies. This industry recognition, among several other 2013 awards from VMWare, Cisco, and others, cements MCPc as the region's leading total technology solutions provider.

Registration for MCPc's Game Changers is now open at www.mcpc.com/GC. Space is limited. Please go to the registration site to learn more about the event and to register.

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, Gartner is the valuable partner in over 13,000 distinct organizations. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, Gartner works with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A., and has 5,800 associates, including 1,450 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries. For more information, visit www.gartner.com.

About MCPc

MCPc delivers scalable solutions to host, secure and optimize an anyplace workspace -- helping clients empower their employees to work from anywhere, and on any device. The company is a top 100 solution integrator, driven by partnerships with the world's leading technology providers. Headquartered in Cleveland, and with branch locations across the United States, MCPc maintains practice areas in datacenter and virtualization, borderless networks, collaboration, personal systems, mobility, and professional and managed services.

From the data center to the desktop and into the cloud, MCPc ensures client success by leveraging IT to drive business performance, improve productivity and increase revenue. For more information, visit www.mcpc.com, subscribe to MCPc's business technology blog, or connect with the company on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

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