PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCMI) (formerly PC Mall, Inc., NASDAQ: MALL), a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that it was named the number three managed service provider (MSP), according to Nine Lives Media’s sixth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition ( http://www.mspmentor.net/top501), a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers. "We are honored to be recognized in the top three on the MSPmentor 501 Rankings ," said Frank Khulusi, PCM’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Our team has been working hard to deliver best in class services to our clients and we will continue to expand our service portfolio, including adding an additional cloud data-center, in 2013. We believe that this expansion, coupled with our growing number of devices under management, will be additive to our services initiatives in 2013 and beyond." The MSPmentor 501 report is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey conducted October-December 2012. The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed. “MSPmentor congratulates PCM on this honor,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media. “Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts PCM in rare company.” MSPs on this year’s global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues 24.5% to $2.54 billion. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 5.6 million PCs and servers, and nearly 400,000 smartphones and tablets, according to Joe Panettieri, editorial director of Nine Lives Media. MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media, is the ultimate guide to managed services. MSPmentor features the industry’s top-ranked blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world.