May 14, 2008

Insight Enterprises, Inc. Wins IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Complementary Services Growth with IBM Global Services

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2008--Insight Enterprises, Inc. ("Insight" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: NSIT), a leading, global provider of technology solutions, today announced it has been named winner of the award for "Outstanding Complementary Services Growth with IBM Global Services" in the annual IBM Beacon Awards competition, honoring IBM Business Partners for their ingenuity, innovation, customer satisfaction and outstanding achievements in providing business solutions.

Insight provides information technology hardware, software, and services to large enterprises, small- to medium-sized businesses, and public sector institutions worldwide. Building on Insight's well-established IBM Maintenance business, Insight has teamed with IBM Global Services to aggressively launch a new Managed Services Business based on IBM's Express Managed Services portfolio. Insight has invested in training, sales and marketing in order to reach a growing number of clients with services that solve key business problems, and are affordable and easy to implement. Delivering complementary IBM services to its client base has enabled Insight's sales force to develop closer value-add relationships with current clients and build a strong base of monthly recurring netted revenue.

IBM Beacon Award judges remarked that, "Insight shows excellent marketing innovation, driving several IBM offerings into the small and medium business market. The offerings on which they focus require significant product knowledge and marketing activity to generate opportunity identification. Insight really knows how to leverage its reach and range."

"Insight was selected as an IBM Beacon Award winner because of its outstanding results and commitment to delivering IBM asset-based services solutions that complement its own services portfolio," said Ravi Marwaha, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners. "Insight has driven revenue growth both for itself and for IBM by delivering a well-rounded set of services that solve real business issues and earn Insight high marks for customer satisfaction."

"We are honored to be recognized by IBM and thankful to the Wine Institute for referring us for this award," said Steve Kedzior, Insight's senior vice president of client solutions. "Our partnership with IBM enables Insight to offer our clients worldwide innovative technology solutions, such as IBM's Global Services, to improve their business performance."

About IBM Beacon Awards

More than 725 nominations were judged by a team of leading industry journalists, analysts, and IBM executives, who selected winners and finalists in 37 award categories. These IBM Business Partners were honored during a gala event at the IBM Business Partner Leadership Conference in Los Angeles on April 30 - May 2, 2008. For more information about the IBM Beacon Awards, please visit

About Insight

Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading provider of brand-name information technology ("IT") hardware, software and services to large enterprises, small- to medium-sized businesses and public sector institutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. The Company has more than 5,300 teammates worldwide and generated sales of $4.8 billion for its most recent fiscal year, which ended December 31, 2007. Insight is ranked number 477 on Fortune magazine's 2008 'Fortune 500' list. For more information, please call (480) 902-1001 in the United States or visit

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CONTACT: Insight Enterprises, Inc., Tempe
Amy Kweder, 480-333-3104

SOURCE: Insight Enterprises, Inc.

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