Advanced Marketplace to Acquire Chausie Consulting Group, Inc.

Tampa, FL, February 22, 2008 --( Advanced MarketPlace, a leading national provider of IT Service Desk, IT Asset Management, and Desktop Management solutions, has agreed to acquire IT Service Management, IT Asset Management and Business Intelligence specialists Chausie Consulting.

This acquisition is a hallmark of the continued growth and success of Advanced MarketPlace. “We are very excited that one of our strategic business partners is making an acquisition to strengthen their offerings powered by HP Software,” said Wayne H. Monk, Director, Americas GSIs and US Business Partners for HP. “The combination of Advanced MarketPlace’s current expertise and experience with HP’s Service Management solutions with CCG’s expertise in Asset Management will provide a more compelling solution to address our customer’s business challenges in optimizing their IT efficiently and exceeding their service levels.” With this most recent purchase Advanced MarketPlace brings the business intelligence and data visualization expertise of Chausie Consulting into an expanding portfolio of core competencies built around Enterprise level Infrastructure and Service Management. Leveraging the strengths, methodology and technology of the new acquisition is expected to generate noticeable momentum for the combined company within the marketplace.

According to Advanced MarketPlace CEO Matthew Peeples, "This investment enhances our position as a leading channel provider of HP Business Technology Optimization (BTO) software and hardware. Chausie Consulting Groups customer list includes a who’s who list of fortune 100 organizations. It expands Advanced MarketPlace's offerings to include enhanced reporting, data visualization, and business intelligence capabilities and ensures that our clients will continue to receive world-class HP Business Technology Optimization integration services."

“As the Enterprise Infrastructure Management and Business Intelligence industries continue to consolidate, there will be similar demand and opportunities for consolidation within the consulting space as well,” stated Pete Taylor, President Chausie Consulting. “A combined Advanced MarketPlace/Chausie Consulting capability will bring together two organizations with a history of outstanding leadership recognized in the IM community for more than a decade. The experience and talent of the combined teams will continue to provide “Best of Breed” ITSM, ITAM, CMDB, and Desktop solutions to our global customers utilizing HP BTO solutions.”

Advanced MarketPlace is already a nationally recognized leader in Asset Management and Service Management. Currently, platinum partnerships include such names as HP and Symantec. By increasing the scope of services available, and raising their industry profile as a result, the company is anticipating that this acquisition will continue their established trend of staying at the technological forefront of solutions and services.


About Chausie Consulting Group, Inc.
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga., Chausie Consulting Group, Inc. is a leading provider of Integrated Service Management solutions. The company’s services help enterprises increase productivity, reduce costs, and accelerate ROI by automating business processes for asset management and service management. Customers benefit from improved delivery of business services across the organization, allowing them to focus more on their core competencies. For more information, visit

About Advanced MarketPlace, Inc.
Since its inception in 1997, Advanced MarketPlace has been delivering consulting services and solutions for IT Service Desk, IT Asset Management, and Desktop Management. Our customers include government, financial, retail, manufacturing, telecom, pharmaceutical, transportation, and healthcare companies. Our expertise in developing business processes, implementation services, and the technology integrations is recognized by our continuously growing list of reference customers. From the initial assessment of your requirements to the complete design and production roll-out, Advanced MarketPlace will provide you with a solution you can count on to meet your needs. For more info see, visit
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