DCS NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DIVERSIFIED COMPUTER SUPPLIES (DCS) ACQUIRES CERTAIN
ASSETS & CUSTOMERS OF NICHE EQUIPMENT

ANN ARBOR, MI (December 29, 2014) Diversified Computer Supplies, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has acquired certain assets and the customer base of Niche Equipment, a Chicago based distributor of imaging supplies and printer hardware to the independent dealer channel since 1998.

The acquisition of these assets advances DCS's strategy of becoming the dealer's first choice in purchasing imaging consumables, data storage, and printing devices. DCS continues to pursue an industry leading portfolio of products and solutions, as well as enhancing our team of talented and skilled professionals to serve dealers nationwide.

These assets strengthen DCS as an industry leader which enables us to better provide dealers with the tools and materials needed to continue to grow market share in the copier, fax, printer and data storage supplies business. DCS is dedicated to giving our customers innovative, quality products and superior service to aid them in their day to day business.

DCS is excited to carry on the legacy Niche Equipment developed over 15 plus years by its founder Randy Hoyle. Niche Equipment exemplified a high-touch customer-first focus which fits seamlessly into DCS's mission.

About DCS
DCS is a leading North American distributor and manufacturer of imaging supplies with locations in Michigan, Florida, Nevada, Texas, Kentucky, and Quebec. The explosive growth at DCS over the past several years is attributed to a keen understanding of the needs of our dealers/resellers and the delivery of world-class solutions to fuel their businesses.

DCS customers have long taken advantage of superior pricing on OEM brands such as Hewlett Packard, Lexmark, Xerox, Sharp and others. Additionally, the development of the DCS Branding Strategy has created an unequaled platform in which our partners can acquire the highest quality compatible brands such as TREND® and The Sharper Image®, along with a powerful MPS Program (OptiPrint™). DCS's partnership with FedEx allows packages to be delivered by 10:30am Next Day across the country, from the only distributor/manufacturer in the industry today.

About Niche Equipment

Niche Equipment was founded in 1998 to assist manufacturers in the representation of business machines & supplies to the BTA channel of distribution. They provide marketing and technical support for office machine products to the business machine channel dealer. Niche provides a cost-effective vehicle for manufacturers to approach and expand the machine dealer channel.

CONTACT:

DCS

Brian O'Connor
Vice President
800.766.5400 x143
boconnor@dcsbiz.com
www.dcsbiz.com