GBS Employees Recognized by IBM

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GBS Enterprises (OTCBB:GBSX) announced today that GBS professionals Nathan Freeman, Tim Tripcony, and Chris Toohey have been recognized as “IBM Champions” for their contributions to Lotus and IBM Collaboration Solutions.

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“…strong evangelists, community contributors, knowledge sharers, and all around good people from the Lotus community worldwide,” says Ed Brill, Director, Lotus Software, IBM Software Group.

GBS Enterprises (OTCBB:GBSX) announced today that GBS professionals Nathan Freeman, Tim Tripcony, and Chris Toohey have been recognized as “IBM Champions” for their contributions to Lotus and IBM Collaboration Solutions. Ed Brill, Director, Lotus Software, IBM Software Group announced this year’s group of “IBM Champions” at the Admin 2011 trade show in Las Vegas. Ed Brill describes these IBM Champions as “…strong evangelists, community contributors, knowledge sharers, and all around good people from the Lotus community worldwide.”

“What really makes us unique at GBS is our incredibly talented team,” says Jennifer Meade, CTO, GBS. “We have over 250 Lotus professionals, who collectively, have literally thousands of years of expertise on the Lotus platform. Nathan, Tim and Chris have each made major contributions to the Lotus community over the years. Their selection as IBM Champions is a tremendous honor and recognition from IBM for their incredible leadership and innovation. Congratulations Nathan, Tim, Chris and all of the other IBM Champions for furthering the continual development of IBM’s strong, innovative environment.”

Nathan and Tim have been instrumental in the development of GBS’s new Transformer 2.0 technology, which helps enterprises move large portfolios of Lotus Notes applications to the Web. It is a set of analytical and executable processes that transforms customers’ existing Lotus Notes rich client applications to the Web, where they can now be run in the cloud, on mobile devices and be more easily integrated with social media platforms. And Chris has been working with our Transformer customers to help transform their applications for access on any device, anywhere. Kristen Lauria, VP of Marketing, IBM Collaboration Solutions, called it a “game changer” for the Lotus community.

About GBS Enterprises Incorporated
GBS Enterprises Incorporated (OTCBB: GBSX) is the parent company of Group Business Software, which provides Cloud Computing solutions as well as products and services for the IBM Lotus market. GBS has over 4,000 customers worldwide with over 4 million users of its products and services. Its offices are located in New York, Boston, Atlanta, Toronto, London, Manchester, Copenhagen, and throughout Germany. Its European headquarters is located in Frankfurt, Germany, and its North American headquarters is located in New York City. For more information, please visit http://www.gbs.com. The contents of the Company's website are not incorporated by reference into this Press Release.

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