GREENVILLE, SC – March 4, 2010 – Waypoint Solutions Group, a global leader in Information Technology and Solutions, has significantly expanded its South Carolina presence by entering into a merger agreement with Greenville-based Network Minders Solutions LLC. Glenn Poupore, former president of Network Minders, will serve as Waypoint’s Regional Sales Manager for South Carolina to focus on strategic business development and longterm client partnerships throughout the state.

“We are thrilled to present our POINT products and to companies throughout the Palmetto state’s major business centers,” said Dan Wilson, Waypoint’s President & CEO.

“Glenn is an experienced IT professional who is completely devoted to providing outstanding customer service and addressing immediate client needs whether they are setting up an efficient disaster recovery system, recovering lost data, or protecting the clients infrastructure from security threats.”

Waypoint Solutions Group offers businesses of all sizes complete, flat rate IT service and support through its three core programs – Managed Services (managePOINT), Infrastructure Security (securePOINT), and Business Continuity Management (storePOINT).

“We serve as an extension to your business offering cost-effective products that give you piece of mind and help you become more productive,” said Poupore. “I am proud to be a part of the Waypoint family and look forward to helping clients build their businesses.”

Waypoint’s managePOINT supervises , asset inventory, security patch management, malware/spyware protection, antivirus, software and service pack updates. Whether it’s a local equipment failure or a natural disaster, Waypoint’s storePOINT has a specialized backup system that reduces server downtime, encrypts data, provides low cost offsite storage, and permanently eliminates the cost and time of managing onsite tape backup.

Waypoint’s securePOINT offers customized security solutions including intrusion detection and prevention, web content filtering, SPAM protection and data loss prevention. Waypoint specializes in Microsoft technologies, active directory, exchange, systems management, internet security, and firewalls.

“The merger highlights the dramatic growth Waypoint has experienced this year,” said Wilson. “We recently entered the Florida market and have seen an escalating demand for our fleet of POINT products. With our professional staff increasing 10 percent companywide, we project a 22 percent boost in sales this year.”

Posted on: 03.04.10