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Astir IT Solutions, Inc. Recognized on the CRN Fast Growth 50 Up-and-Coming List

South Plainfield, NJ, September 30, 2011 – Astir IT Solutions, Inc. a rapidly growing New Jersey technology company, today announced that it has been recognized by Everything Channel on the CRN Fast Growth 50 Up and Coming list. The list recognizes the fastest growing solution providers in North America. The Fast Growth 50 Up and Coming list is an extension to the Fast Growth 100, recognizing emerging companies that have shown notable growth. Companies on the Fast Growth 100 list average a two-year revenue growth of 130 percent and average annual sales of products and services of $172 million. The ranking is based on two years’ growth of net sales from calendar year 2008 to calendar year 2010.

This year alone, Astir IT Solutions, Inc. has been honored by the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, with its “Growing Business Award” along with a formal proclamation by the NJ Senate and General Assembly, has been named a Bulldog 100 business, and Astir doubled its business with the acquisition of Sysnet Technology Solutions. In 2010 Kishore Ganji, Astir’s CEO was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist.

Kishore Ganji, CEO of Astir IT Solutions stated that “We are extremely proud to be recognized by the Everything Channel for selection on the CRN Fast Growth 50 Up and Coming list.”

“This year’s Fast Growth 50 Up-and-Coming list reflects the high growth potential for solution providers offering innovative products, solutions and services,” said Kelley Damore, Vice President and Editorial Director for Everything Channel. “These up-and-comers are a subset of our Fast Growth 100 list and represent a very bright future for the channel. We congratulate Astir IT Solutions, Inc. on their well-earned success and expect to hear a lot more from them going forward.”

About Astir IT Solutions, Inc.
Operating since 2001, Astir IT Solutions (www.astirit.com) provides Technical Staffing, Software Development and IT Consulting services to help its clients use technology to solve their business problems and increase their operational efficiency. Astir has grown consistently year over year, has been a multi-year member of Inc. 500/5000, and has ranked in the top 50 NJ companies for the past 4 years running. In 2009 after a period of significant growth, Astir Analytics (www.astiranalytics.com) was formed as a separate division, helping marketing organizations improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations. Early in 2010, Astir acquired Inothink Solutions, another IT consulting firm and in early 2011, Astir doubled its size with the acquisition of Sysnet Technology Solutions (www.sysnetts.com).

About Everything Channel
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company.

To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.

About UBM plc
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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Contacts

Scott Regan
Everything Channel
scott.regan@ec.ubm.com
508.416.1186
Bob Markowitz
Astir IT Solutions, Inc.
bobm@astirit.com
908.279.8670 ext.704