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Globecomm Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: GCOM), a leading global provider of communications solutions and services, announced today that the Company has been awarded a contract value upgrade as well as a twelve month extension to the existing five year contract announced on August, 18, 2011, bringing the total contract value to $8.2 million. Globecomm and its growing global network connected to major satellite and terrestrial facilities will provide complete facility and geographic diversity for voice and data restoration services to Agility Recovery Solutions across the U.S. and Canada. The contract upgrade includes diverse ring backhaul between Globecomm’s Long Island International Teleport to Globecomm’s Maryland International Teleport along with full satellite access services in Maryland effectively doubling Agility’s network capacity for voice and IP based network solutions. Globecomm and Agility are on call 24 x 7 to support clients across North America. Michele Scotto, Vice President of Service Products, said: “Globecomm and the trust Agility has in our capabilities to deliver mission critical support speaks volumes. We started with Agility to tackle the call center disaster recovery market over 10 years ago and have worked together to grow to address virtually any sized company. Our continued investment in the Globecomm Network coupled with Agility’s solution is a powerful combination.” About Agility Recovery Solutions Agility Recovery, a former division of GE, is North America’s premier provider of business continuity and disaster recovery solutions to small and mid-sized businesses. Agility provides robust, sensible and easy-to-implement recovery solutions for an affordable monthly membership fee. For more than 23 years, Agility has ensured that businesses are there for their clients. Our 100% success rate at fulfilling this promise is why our clients and partners comprise over 12,000 organization locations across North America. For more information, go to www.agilityrecovery.com or call 866-364-9696. About Globecomm Systems Globecomm Systems Inc., or Globecomm, is a leading global provider of satellite-based managed network solutions. Employing our expertise in emerging communication technologies we are able to offer a comprehensive suite of system integration, system products, and network services enabling a complete end-to-end solution for our customers. We believe our integrated approach of in-house design and engineering expertise combined with a world-class global network and our 24 by 7 network operating centers provides us a unique competitive advantage. We are now taking this value proposition to selective vertical markets, including government, wireless, media, enterprise, and maritime. As a network solution provider we leverage our global network to provide customers managed access services to the United States Internet backbone, video content, the public switched telephone network or their corporate headquarters, or government offices. We currently have customers for which we are providing such services in the United States, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.