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SSA Awards PC Mall Gov Five Year Contract

PC Mall Gov, Inc., a subsidiary of PC Mall, Inc. (NASDAQ: MALL), announced that it was awarded a five year contract with the Social Security Administration (SSA) to continue to support their Tape Storage Infrastructure at various locations across the United States. This contract award is valued up to $121M.

The contract award is a follow-on to a contract that PC Mall Gov held with SSA for their Tape Storage Infrastructure since September of 2007. Sales under that contract, which ended September 27, 2012, exceeded $85 million.

As part of the new contract, SSA anticipates updating its storage infrastructure with new hardware and media. In addition, SSA requires maintenance and support on existing and new equipment as well as professional services that will involve consultative services for a relocation of the Baltimore datacenter to a new data center, to be completed in 2016.

SSA has been a flagship account for PC Mall Gov over the life of the previous contract. “We value this customer and are pleased that the SSA Team has chosen PC Mall Gov to support their mission for an additional five years. It is an exciting prospect to be involved in SSA’s move to a new, state-of-the-art data center and to have the opportunity to provide SSA with technologies that will fit within their current and future vision," stated Alan Bechara, President of PC Mall Gov.

About PC Mall Gov, Inc.

A wholly owned subsidiary of PC Mall, Inc., PC Mall Gov, Inc., headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, is a provider of technology solutions and services to public sector customers. PC Mall Gov offers more than 125,000 different products from companies such as, but not limited to, Apple, Cisco, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Microsoft and Oracle. The company makes these products available to federal agencies, state and local governments and educational customers on a variety of contracts as well as through open market and procurement card purchases. With over 20 years of experience providing IT products, services and solutions to the federal government, PC Mall Gov is recognized as a leader in the information technology marketplace. PC Mall Gov has the contract vehicles and dedicated professional staff to deliver best value solutions for Managed Services, Data Center Services, Storage, Content Preparation Services, and Procurement Excellence.

About PC Mall, Inc.

PC Mall, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a leading technology solutions provider to small and medium sized businesses, mid-market and enterprise customers, government and educational institutions and individual consumers. Effective January 1, 2013, the company will change the corporate name of PC Mall to PCM, Inc. and combine its primary commercial subsidiaries PC Mall Sales, Inc., Sarcom, Inc. and PC Mall Services, Inc. into a single subsidiary. The combined subsidiary will operate under the unified commercial brand PCM and will generally include our SMB, MME and portions of our Corporate & Other segments. Additionally, in connection with the rebranding, our PC Mall Gov, Inc. subsidiary will change its name to PCMG, Inc. and will operate under the brand PCM-G. In the 12 months ended September 30, 2012, we generated approximately $1.5 billion in revenue and now have approximately 2,900 employees, over 68% of which are in sales or service positions. For more information please visit pcmall.com/investor or call (310) 354-5600.

Forward Looking Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements include the statements regarding the our expectations, hopes or intentions regarding the future, including but not limited to statements regarding PC Mall Gov’s contract with the SSA and the potential sales under the contract. Forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from those discussed in any such statement. There can be no assurance that we will receive any specified amount of sales or profits from the contract or that we will be able to maintain a long-term relationship with the SSA. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: the contract does not guarantee any specified amount of sales; variations in government funding could cause sales under the contract to be less than expected and could affect our strategic relationships; availability of third party suppliers at reasonable prices; risks related to retention and performance of key personnel; our advertising and marketing efforts may not be successful and our brand awareness could suffer as a result. Factors that could cause actual results to differ are discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" and in other sections of PC Mall Inc.'s public reports filed with the Securities and Exchange commission including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2012. All forward-looking statements in this document are made as of the date hereof, based on information available to PC Mall Inc. as of the date hereof, and PC Mall, Inc. assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

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