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[November 08, 2012]

FBI Awards PC Mall Gov Cisco Networking Equipment Delivery Order

CHANTILLY, Va. --(Business Wire)--

PC Mall Gov, Inc., a subsidiary of PC Mall, Inc. (NASDAQ:MALL), a leading technology solutions provider, today announced that it was awarded a Delivery Order by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) under NASA's Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement IV (NASA SEWP IV) contract to provide Cisco (News - Alert) networking equipment, maintenance and engineering services. The contract, which is available to all of the Department of Justice agencies, is forecasted to have a potential value for all awardees of up to $800M over the next five years.

"PC Mall Gov is truly appreciative of the confidence that the FBI Contracting and Program Teams have placed in our ability to execute the requirements of this program. We have great respect for the critical nature of this program in maintaining and growing a secure network across the United States and offices abroad," said Alan Bechara, President, PC Mall Gov.

The final awards were comprised of requirements under four separate Contract Line Items (CLIN's) for a period of one year + four (4) option years. The requirements include: (1) maintenance on existing and new Cisco equipment for the FBI; (2) professional services on existing and new Cisco equipment for the FBI; (3) new product purchases for both FBI and the larger Department of Justice, and (4) maintenance on product purchases made by Department of Justice (excluding FBI) under CLIN 3.

PC Mall Gov was the sole awardee for CLIN's 1 and 2 and was the primary awardee for CLIN 3, which will allow PC Mall Gov to receive any delivery order under CLIN 3 that is under $1 million. PC Mall Gov will be allowed to compete with multiple other awardees on CLIN 3 for requirements anticipated to be greater than $1 million.

Abot PC Mall Gov, Inc.

A wholly owned subsidiary of PC Mall, Inc., PC Mall Gov, Inc., headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, is a technology solutions provider to public sector customers. PC Mall Gov offers more than 125,000 different products from companies such as, but not limited to, Apple, Cisco, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Microsoft (News - Alert) and Oracle. The company makes these products available to federal agencies, state and local governments and educational customers on a variety of contracts as well as through open market and procurement card purchases. With over 20 years of experience providing IT products, services and solutions to the federal government, PC Mall Gov is recognized as a leader in the information technology marketplace. PC Mall Gov has the contract vehicles and dedicated professional staff to deliver value-added solutions for Managed Services, Data Center Services, Storage, Content Preparation Services, and Procurement.

About PC Mall, Inc.

PC Mall, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a leading technology solutions provider to small and medium sized businesses, mid-market and enterprise customers, government and educational institutions and individual consumers. Our brands include: PC Mall, PC Mall Gov, Sarcom, MacMall, Abreon, NSPI, eCost and OnSale. In the twelve months ended September 30, 2012, we generated approximately $1.5 billion in revenue and now have approximately 2,900 employees, over 68% of which are in sales or service positions. For more information please visit pcmall.com/investor or call (310) 354-5600.

Forward Looking Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements include the statements regarding the our expectations, hopes or intentions regarding the future, including but not limited to statements regarding PC Mall Gov's award of the Delivery Order and the potential sales under the Delivery Order. Forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from those discussed in any such statement. There can be no assurance that we will receive any specified amount of sales or profits from the Delivery Order or that we will be able to build a long-term relationship with the FBI. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: the Delivery Order does not guarantee any specified amount of sales; variations in government funding could cause sales under the contract to be less than expected and could affect our strategic relationships; availability of third party suppliers at reasonable prices; risks related to retention and performance of key personnel; our advertising and marketing efforts may not be successful and our brand awareness could suffer as a result. Factors that could cause actual results to differ are discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" and in other sections of PC Mall Inc.'s public reports filed with the Securities and Exchange commission including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2012. All forward-looking statements in this document are made as of the date hereof, based on information available to PC Mall Inc. as of the date hereof, and PC Mall, Inc. assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement.


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