BluePoint Data Storage, Inc.
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BluePoint Data Storage, Inc.

May 14, 2009 14:25 ET

BluePoint Data Storage Reports a 35% Increase in Annual Revenues to US$8.0M for 2008

BOCA RATON, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - May 14, 2009) - BluePoint Data Storage, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BLP)(PINK SHEETS:BLPDF), an established provider of managed server, electronic data storage, systems availability, and data protection services, announced 35% growth in revenue from $6M in fiscal 2007, to $8M in fiscal 2008 (fiscal years ending December 31st). Additionally, the Company reports a 40% increase in gross profit dollars from $2.6M in 2007, to $3.6M in 2008. All amounts are reported in U.S. Dollars.

The net loss of -$248K (2008) and -$989K (2007) both included non-cash Amortization Expense of $535K related to the acquisition of Champion Managed Services, Inc. (previously announced on November 3, 2006), and non-cash Depreciation expense of $600K (2008) and $858K (2007) on the Company's long-term equipment and fixed assets. Therefore Earnings Before Interest, Depreciation, Taxes, & Amortization ("EBITDA") were positive $903K (2008) and $426K (2007).

Earnings Per Share (EPS) for 2008 decreased to a loss of -$0.01 per BLP common share, from a loss of -$0.02 per share for fiscal 2007 on weighted average shares outstanding of 44,250,906 as of December 31, 2007 and 2008. There are currently 44,423,406 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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