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GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV) Finalizes Intellinetics Acquisition

Today before the opening bell, GlobalWise Investments, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Intellinetics, Inc. (Intellinetics.com). Intellinetics is now a wholly owned subsidiary of GlobalWise Investments.

Intellinetics is a leading-edge technology company focused on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions for the digital age. Leveraging its cloud-based computing software, GlobalWise Investments is poised to capture a significant market share of the burgeoning ECM industry.

The Intellinetics platform combines advanced virtualization and automated content management with an open and service-oriented architecture using Web services. The company provides strategies, tactics and technologies to manage paper and digital assets from capture to long-term archive, without the need for manual processes conducted by a full-time employee.

The company's ECM service is delivered to customers via five unique delivery models that cover the full spectrum of business needs: Cloud/SaaS (Software as a Service); Hardware Vendor Integrated Service; Software Vendor Integrated Service; Premise (Client-Server); and Hybrid (Premise & Cloud/SaaS). This diversity provides advanced security and privacy features with an on-demand structure for businesses in the large, underserved Tier 3 and Tier 4 markets.

William J. "BJ" Santiago, President and CEO of GlobalWise Investments, stated, "IBM Market Insights predicts adoption of cloud computing to continue growing at a compound annual growth rate of 26% until 2013. Through its acquisition of Intellinetics, GlobalWise Investments is well positioned to secure a strong foothold in this rapidly growing ECM industry."

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