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Access Acquires Two Companies Prior To Year’s End

Livermore, CA – Rob Alston, CEO of Access, announced today the company’s Dec. 28, 2012, acquisition of FileSafe, Inc. in Jacksonville, Florida and the records management division of Sheeler Moving and Storage in Ventura, California. Both companies are located within markets currently served by Access. FileSafe clients’ inventories will be relocated to Access’ current facilities in Jacksonville while Access will maintain the record center location currently housing Sheeler’s records division. As the largest privately-held records and information management services provider in the United States, Access serves 27 markets across the nation and can offer a single-provider advantage to clients operating in those same markets. Access also has a presence in Costa Rica. “We welcome our newest clients in Ventura and in Jacksonville,” said Alston. “We know they will benefit from the increased capacities, broader capabilities and nationwide footprint Access represents.” Peter Berndt, Access’ Jacksonville General Manager, will orchestrate and oversee the FileSafe relocation while Access’ Vice President for the Southwestern Region, Robert Cummings, will manage the integration of the Sheeler acquisition. About Access (www.InformationProtected.com) Access is the largest privately-held records and information management (RIM) services provider in the United States. A trusted partner to clients spanning multiple industries and markets throughout the country, Access’ complete suite of services includes records management, data protection (electronic computer media), secure destruction, and digital formatting services. The valuable business services Access provides allow clients to focus on their core businesses while reducing the costs and risks associated with document retention, management and final disposition. Access is backed by growth equity investor Summit Partners. About Summit Partners (www.SummitPartners.com) Summit Partners is a growth equity firm that invests in rapidly growing companies. Founded in 1984, Summit has raised nearly $15 billion in capital and provides equity and credit for growth, recapitalizations, and management buyouts. Summit has invested in more than 350 companies globally in technology, healthcare and other growth industries. These companies have completed more than 125 public offerings, and in excess of 130 have been acquired through strategic mergers and sales. Summit Partners has offices in Boston, Palo Alto, London and Mumbai. Summit’s notable business services investments include Bartlett Holdings, Central Security Group, EMED Co. and LiveOffice Holdings.