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Kishore Ganji, CEO of Astir IT Solutions, Inc. is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 finalist in New Jersey

South Plainfield, NJ, May 7, 2012 – Astir IT Solutions, Inc. today announced that Kishore Ganji, CEOwas named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 program in the New Jersey region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Awards will be presented at a special gala on June 27, 2012at the Hyatt New Brunswick.

Now in its 26th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 17, 2012. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In New Jersey, sponsors include PNC, Merrill Corporation, Morgan Lewis &Bockius, DLA Piper, Scherzer International, Empire Valuation Consultants, WithumSmith +Brown, Murray Devine, Gibbons, P.C., New Jersey Technology Council, SolomonEdwards Group, New Jersey Business Journal.

About Astir IT Solutions, Inc.
Operating since 2001, Astir IT Solutions (www.astirit.com) provides Software Development, Outsourcing, and IT Consulting services to help its clients use technology to solve business problems and increase operational efficiency. Astir IT 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, Astir Analytics, after a period of significant growth, 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 then later in the year acquired Sysnet Technology Solutions. Astir has operating offices on both coasts and has more than 250 employees. Together, Astir IT Solutions, Sysnet Technology Solutions and Astir Analytics form the Astir Family of Companies.

About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.

About Ernst & Young
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