SOURCE: Five 9 Group

Five 9 Group

September 13, 2011 14:00 ET

Five 9 Group Appoints Business Development Executive

William Gilligan Brings In-Depth Knowledge and Expertise to Help Company Expand Its Growing DHS Footprint

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2011) - Five 9 Group, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise database management for mission-critical applications, database/data center migrations, and maintenance of highly available systems to the federal market, today announced the appointment of William "Bill" Gilligan as Business Development Executive. In this role, Gilligan will seek out, qualify and pursue business development opportunities in the federal market, with a specific focus on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Gilligan previously served as an Information Technology (IT) Consultant with Five 9 Group.

"Bill Gilligan is a well-respected and recognized expert in the DHS community," said Magdy Aziz, President and Chief Executive Officer, Five 9 Group. "He brings outstanding judgment and in-depth knowledge of DHS business and IT requirements to Five 9 Group. We look forward to working with him in his new role to help expand Five 9 Group's footprint within the homeland security sector."

Gilligan is a career immigration officer, with over 35 years of experience with Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operations. During his career he served in numerous locations performing all immigration officer duties, to include: detention, removals, patrol, inspections, adjudications, naturalization and investigations. He has successfully leveraged his hands-on operational and management experience to provide leadership and support to the development of critical automated systems in both INS and ICE. In his new position with Five 9 Group, Gilligan will continue to support the DHS mission by identifying areas where the company is specially qualified to meet the needs of the Department.

"Five 9 Group is a team of exceptionally talented technical professionals with a strong track record in providing exemplary customer service in support of DHS IT requirements," said Gilligan. "I'm excited to join its management team, and have the opportunity to build on its success."

About Five 9 Group
Five 9 Group, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise management, business intelligence solutions, systems engineering and technical project management for mission-critical applications to the federal market. Its name -- Five 9 Group -- symbolizes 99.999% availability and represents the standard of quality and dependability the company provides through its employees and service offerings. Five 9 Group leverages more than 25 years of best practices in developing and managing highly critical, sensitive data and business intelligence systems for the homeland security sector, enabling the company to deliver leading-edge, innovative IT solutions that help agencies to improve operations across mission-critical functions.

Headquartered outside of Washington, D.C. in Fairfax, Virginia, Five 9 Group is a privately owned small business. Learn more online at http://www.five9group.com.

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