MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - March 3, 2009) - Agosto, Inc. (www.agostoinc.com) has landed on Nine Lives Media, Inc.'s second annual MSPmentor 100, a distinguished research report identifying the world's most progressive managed service providers.

"This honor is exceptionally important to us, because it recognizes our organization's ability to exceptionally serve our clients," said Agosto CEO, Rick Erickson. "In this tough economic climate, companies need to continue to do more to curb their operational expenses and our fixed fee outsourcing services do just that. We appreciate the trust that organizations place on us to keep their organizations running smoothly while protecting their most valued assets."

The free MSPmentor 100 report, available at www.MSPmentor.net, is based on data from MSPmentor's global online survey, conducted from October through December 2008. The MSPmentor 100 report recognizes managed service providers based on a range of revenue and management metrics.

"There's no doubting the momentum of managed service providers within the MSPmentor 100," said Joe Panettieri, editorial director of MSPmentor. "As a whole, MSPmentor 100 companies generated nearly $800 million in managed services revenue in 2008, up a dramatic 46 percent from 2007."

MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media, Inc., is the ultimate guide to managed services. MSPmentor features the industry's top-ranked blog, research, Webcasts, podcasts and videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world.

About Agosto, Inc.

Since 2001, Agosto has provided managed services, technology resources, and CIO-level strategy and management to small and medium businesses. Organizations leverage Agosto's on-demand business and IT expertise to decrease costs and gain an edge that helps them compete with the largest of companies. The company's flagship service, Enlightened IT, is a simple yet effective process of aligning all IT initiatives with business strategies and goals and using technology to yield specific, measurable outcomes.

About Nine Lives Media, Inc.

Nine Lives Media, Inc. (www.NineLivesMediaInc.com) embraces the changing IT media landscape. In fact, we help to shape it. We focus on highly targeted IT audiences, specialized content and lead generation services. We disrupt established markets and we shape new ones. Our first three destinations (www.MSPmentor.net, www.TheVARguy.com and www.WorksWithU.com) feature the top-ranked media blogs in their specific markets.

Contact Information: Contacts Agosto, Inc.: Irfan Khan 612-605-3555 Nine Lives Media, Inc.: Joe Panettieri Editorial Director 631-423-3536