PCMG Official Wireless Architect For Garrett County Maryland Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships

PCMG, Inc., a subsidiary of PCM, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCMI), was awarded the Garrett County, MD wireless MESH network system for the Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships.

Garrett County, the competitively selected host site for the 2014 World Championship Canoe/Slalom race held September 16 th – 21 st, committed to provide wireless access for the outdoor event in the only mountaintop re-circulating whitewater course in the world. PCMG was awarded a contract for a wireless network to provide coverage for all areas of the outdoor event venue. PCMG provided all hardware, services, implementation and post-implementation and on-site monitoring for this entire project.

PCMG provided Garrett County with the following:

1) WLAN Design2) Secure System Components3) Router/Switch Configuration4) Access Point Installation/Verification5) RF Network Testing & Certification6) Documentation Services, and7) Onsite Support

“Our expertise in serving the IT requirements of public sector organizations combined with our specialization in hardware, wireless and services allows us to bring a strong skill set to this key local government provider,” stated Alan Bechara, President of PCMG. “We are proud to have supported this exciting event and Garrett County, MD.”

PCMG architected the solution to provide ubiquitous Wi-Fi coverage over the 17.5 acre mountaintop location. The system offered roaming service across the venue, ensuring competitors, judges, officials and public safety personnel were granted unrestricted access during the event. The general public was granted open access with attendance up to 7,000 individuals. Applications used included video streaming, social media, web browsing, online merchant transactions and a local private LAN for event officials. At the conclusion of the World Championship event that attracted competitors from 45 countries, the Adventure Sports Center International IT team were told by officials that the service levels provided were the best they had experienced at any event they had hosted.

About PCMG, Inc.

PCMG, Inc., headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, is a leading technology solutions provider to government and educational institutions. PCMG offers best value on a wide selection of products and services from hundreds of leading manufacturers on a wide range of contracts. With over 25 years of experience providing IT products, services and solutions to the public sector, PCMG is recognized as a leader in the information technology marketplace. PCMG delivers technical expertise and solutions for Managed Services, Data Center Services, Storage, Content Preparation Services, and Procurement Excellence.

About PCM, Inc.

PCM, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a leading technology solutions provider to small and medium sized businesses, mid-market and enterprise customers, government and educational institutions and individual consumers. In the 12 months ended June 30, 2014, we generated approximately $1.4 billion in revenue and now have over 2,800 employees, 65% of which are in sales or service positions. For more information please visit  investor.pcm.com or call (310) 354-5600.

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