Monday, December 17, 2007

Bill Boardley Named Insight’s Partner Representative of the Year

Honor marks the first time a representative has won the award two consecutive years.

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, December 17, 2007 -- Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX) recently announced that Bill Boardley, a Technical Account Manager with the company, was named Insight’s Partner Representative of the Year. The honor marks the first time a representative has won the award two years in a row.

Boardley says he wasn’t expecting to take the honor a second time. “I was very, very surprised to win again. There are a number of quality business partners and their respective representatives who work with Insight. I am honored, indeed, and proud to represent Black Box.”

In addition to compiling successful sales records, candidates for Insight’s Partner Representative of the Year must withstand a rigorous selection process conducted by Insight’s management team and consistently exhibit strong personal and professional characteristics, including teamwork, ethics, sensitivity, initiative, personal responsibility, respect, helpfulness and cooperation. Boardley’s competition for the award included 129 other Insight partners.

Boardley has been part of the Black Box team for over 16 years. He joined the company in 1991 and has worked in a number of departments including manufacturing, technical support and sales.. In 2005, he was promoted to Technical Account Manager, Insight.

Tim Sauer, North American Channel Manager for Black Box, says the prestigious award is a testament to Boardley’s dedication and support. “Bill's enthusiasm and dedication to making this customer successful, combined with the wealth of knowledge and skills he acquired in his prior positions at Black Box, have made him an invaluable resource to Insight's entire sales team.”

About Black Box

Black Box is the world's largest technical services company dedicated to designing, building and maintaining today's complicated data and voice infrastructure systems. Black Box services 175,000 clients in 141 countries with 187 offices throughout the world. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at www.blackbox.com.

About Insight

Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading provider of a broad range of top name-brand IT computing products, software and advanced IT services helping companies around the world enable, manage and secure their IT environments.

Black Box® and the Double Diamond logo are registered trademarks of BB Technologies, Inc.

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Investor Contact:
Mike McAndrew
Chief Financial Officer
Black Box Corporation
E-mail: investors@blackbox.com

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