Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GUID), the World Leader in Digital Investigations™, today announced the company is broadening the scope of operations across Western Europe to bolster sales, support and training for its world-class analytics, security and e-discovery solutions with in-region offices and a partnership with a major, global distributor. The company has successfully gained market share and built an impressive client roster for its solutions in the Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA) region. Leveraging that success, in addition to its operations out of its London office, Guidance Software is now fortifying its presence with a team of business development and product specialists based out of a new office in Munich, Germany. “As our products have gained market share across Europe, Guidance Software has put in place a dedicated, local team that understands the German market’s unique regulatory, data privacy and security needs to best serve our German customers,” said Sam Maccherola III, Vice President of Sales for the Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific regions. “This local presence will enable us to work closely with our customers and partners to build effective cybersecurity defenses and manage litigation, compliance and regulatory requirements quickly, while minimizing costs.” Germany is the largest economy and the largest market for IT solutions in Europe. With the new office in Munich, the Guidance Software team will manage business development, sales and channel operations in close proximity to customers and partners. The local team will also work with global distributor Computerlinks to recruit and support German channel partners. With offices in 19 countries, Computerlinks provides logistics and technical support services to thousands of resellers worldwide. To better service German-speaking customers and prospects, the company also launched a German-language website at www.encase.com/de which provides detailed information about the EnCase products, customer success stories, product support and training options. About Guidance Software: Guidance Software is recognized worldwide as the industry leader in digital investigative solutions. Its EnCase® Enterprise platform is used by numerous government agencies, more than 65 percent of the Fortune 100, and more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500, to conduct digital investigations of servers, laptops, desktops and mobile devices. Built on the EnCase Enterprise platform are market-leading electronic discovery and cyber security solutions, EnCase eDiscovery, EnCase Cybersecurity, and EnCase Analytics. They empower organizations to respond to litigation discovery requests, perform sensitive data discovery for compliance purposes, conduct speedy and thorough security incident response, and reveal previously hidden advanced persistent threats or malicious insider activity. For more information about Guidance Software, visit www.encase.com. EnCase®, EnScript®, FastBloc®, EnCE®, EnCEP®, Guidance Software™ and Tableau™ are registered trademarks or trademarks owned by Guidance Software in the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be used without prior written permission. All other trademarks and copyrights referenced in this press release are the property of their respective owners.