BluePoint Data, Inc.

August 02, 2011 15:00 ET

BluePoint Data, Inc. Announces Election of New Board Member

BOCA RATON, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - Aug. 2, 2011) - BluePoint Data, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BLP), an established information technology provider of both onsite and remote "Cloud", Managed Server, Electronic Data Storage, System Availability, and Data Protection services, announced the re-election of Bob Yakimetz to the Board of Directors during its June 30, 2011 Annual Shareholders' Meeting that took place in Boca Raton, FL USA. He brings to BluePoint over 25 years of experience in the technology industry.

Mr. Yakimetz returns to the BluePoint Data, Inc. Board of Directors after having served from June 30, 2004 to June 30, 2007 when Michael Baker and Chris Pyle joined the Board in connection with the Company's acquisition of Champion Managed Services ("CMS") for US$5.4M. Messieurs Baker and Pyle did not stand for re-election during the June 30, 2010 Annual Shareholders' Meeting and the Company welcomes Bob Yakimetz' return as its second Independent Director.

The balance of the Board of the Directors elected on June 30, 2011 and serving as of the date of this press release consists of Independent Director Ian Sutcliffe; Paul Sachse, CEO; and Vance Kistler, CFO & Corporate Secretary. There are currently 44,423,405 BLP common shares outstanding as of the date of this release.

About BluePoint Data Storage

BluePoint delivers managed server, electronic storage, data protection, systems availability and recovery solutions that ensure the protection and availability of corporate data and information technology while reducing the total cost of ownership. BluePoint manages these systems with unparalleled storage and networking expertise, guarantees high performance and availability, and ensures solutions are on par with the current state-of-the-art.

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