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CSI Named to CRN's 2017 Managed Service Provider 500 Listing for Fourth Consecutive Year

PADUCAH, KY., Feb. 21, 2017 – Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end financial technology solutions, has been recognized as one of the largest managed services providers in North America for the fourth consecutive year by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list. CSI placed in the Elite 150 category, which recognizes large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on-premise and off-premise services.

The annual ranking recognizes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose managed services offerings empower their customers to successfully leverage technology, improve operational efficiencies to achieve greater competitive advantages and elicit greater value from their IT investments. CSI offers financial cloud services and IT systems management exclusively to banks and credit unions across the U.S., helping them deploy more scalable and cost-efficient technology systems.

“Managed service providers play an increasingly important role in the day-to-day operations of businesses across North America,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “MSPs help organizations streamline their spending, effectively allocate limited resources and benefit from advanced expertise in the latest technologies. We congratulate the service providers on CRN’s 2017 MSP500 list, who have continually succeeded in meeting their customers’ changing needs and helping them get the most out of their IT investments.”

CSI Managed Services provides financial institutions with secure access to on-demand IT and technology services, reducing the need to invest in expensive hardware or added staff. The company offers cloud-based managed services that include a robust mix of both co-managed and fully hosted services. CSI continues to expand its managed services offerings to better assist with the intricate demands of the financial services industry by serving as a cloud service provider for banks and credit unions in areas ranging from strategic vCIO services to 24x7 IT help desk support.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by CRN as part of the Elite 150 companies highlighted for their distinction in managed services,” said David Culbertson, group president of CSI Technology Services. “At CSI, we are always investing in our people and in new system innovations so that we can continue to provide top quality managed services for financial institutions. We are focused on helping our customers achieve long-term success and profitability.”

The MSP500 is CRN’s predominant channel partner award list, serving as the industry standard for recognition of the most successful solution provider companies in the channel since 1995. The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/msp500.

About Computer Services, Inc. 

Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) delivers core processing, managed services, mobile and Internet solutions, payments processing, print and electronic distribution, and regulatory compliance solutions to financial institutions and corporate customers across the nation. Exceptional service, dynamic solutions and superior results are the foundation of CSI’s reputation and have resulted in the company’s inclusion in such top industry-wide rankings as the FinTech 100, Talkin’ Cloud 100 and MSPmentor Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers List. CSI’s stock is traded on OTCQX under the symbol CSVI. For more information about CSI, visit www.csiweb.com.

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com