IDC Global Joins CME Group’s Co-Location Service Provider Partner Program as a Provider of Secure Cloud and Low Latency Connectivity Services

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GROUP Live to Enable Cloud Computing, Data Backup and Low Latency Connectivity Services for CME Customers

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IDC Global, a subsidiary of GBS Enterprises (OTCBB: GBSX), a leading provider of secure cloud computing and low latency network and Internet services, announced today that they will be taking space within the CME Co-Location Facility as a provider of cloud computing solutions and low latency network services.

IDC Global’s cloud automation platform, Group Live (http://www.grouplive.com), will enable CME Group’s customers to have direct, secure, cross connect access to IDC Global’s private and public cloud computing solutions housed within the CME Co-Location Facility, local and off-site data back up, and worldwide network connectivity services.

CME Group (http://www.cmegroup.com) launched Co-Location Services, comprised of hosting, connectivity and support services, on January 29, 2012, at its new state of the art data center in the western suburbs of Chicago. This new data center is home to CME Group’s matching engines for all products traded on the CME Globex® platform, and provides the lowest latency connection for its customers.

The GROUP Live cloud computing solutions are also offered in Chicago, IL., and Frankfurt, Germany, another critical trading hub of the European financial community. Jan Daiker, COO of IDC Global, explained, “With the expansion into the CME Co-Location Facility, IDC Global can now deliver financial firms with our award-winning private and public cloud services through GROUP Live, hosted at the core of the financial markets, securely, with the lowest latency connectivity available.”

About IDC Global
GBS Enterprises Incorporated (OTCBB: GBSX) merged with IDC Global in July, 2011 to provide neutral data center infrastructure and US based engineering and support resources for GROUP Live (http://www.grouplive.com), its cloud automation platform. With two owned and operated co-location data center facilities in Chicago, additional points of presence in Chicago, New York, Indianapolis, London and Frankfort, its own metro optical fiber network, ultra low-latency connectivity to the global financial market data sources, and secure cloud computing and data storage resources, IDC Global is a leading provider of Information Technology infrastructure to the financial trading community, multi-location enterprises, telecom carriers, and High Availability web based systems.

Investor Relations Contact:
Alliance Advisors, LLC
Alan Sheinwald, Founder and President
(914) 669-0222
asheinwald(at)allianceadvisors.net

Gary MacDonald, EVP and
Chief Corporate Development Officer
gary.macdonald(at)us.gbs.com

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Michael Baum, Corporate Communications
michael.baum(at)us.gbs.com

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