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Guidance Software Inks Distribution Agreement with COMPUTERLINKS

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Hundreds of IT Security VARs Can Now Source Guidance Software Products Quickly and Easily in North America and Europe through a Leading Value Added Distributor</i> </p>

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Guidance Software Inks Distribution Agreement with COMPUTERLINKS

08:05 EDT Wednesday, May 15, 2013

PASADENA, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GUID), the World Leader in Digital Investigations™, today announced that its enterprise solutions are now available through COMPUTERLINKS, the next-generation distributor of information technology, security and Internet technology solutions. The agreement significantly expands the company's reach in key markets worldwide, addressing the demand for its enterprise security, e-discovery and digital investigation solutions.

“Guidance Software has a notable reputation in the marketplace for delivering powerful, industry-standard solutions,” said Russell Zientek, chief executive officer for COMPUTERLINKS. “Because its cybersecurity products integrate readily with those of other security vendors in our portfolio, we can deliver more powerful and complete solutions to our customers.”

COMPUTERLINKS is a single source of supply for leading international hardware and software manufacturers, offering logistics for both local and international supply, as well as comprehensive technical support services.

“Guidance Software chose COMPUTERLINKS because of its solid reputation and distinguished track record as a leading distributor specializing in IT security in the major markets we are addressing. They regularly do business with a comprehensive list of regional security VARs that work closely with COMPUTERLINKS for various other complementary product lines,” said Vince Schiavo, Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Guidance Software, Inc. “By working with COMPUTERLINKS, we will identify, recruit, train and sell with these proven VARs in all of the geographic areas and markets that they address.”

COMPUTERLINKS will sell the full suite of EnCase® enterprise solutions from Guidance Software within the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany.

About Guidance Software, Inc.

Guidance Software is recognized as the industry leader in digital investigation and computer forensics solutions. Its EnCase® Enterprise platform is used by numerous government agencies and more than 65 percent of the Fortune 100. Built on the EnCase Enterprise platform, Guidance Software has developed EnCase® eDiscovery and EnCase® Cybersecurity software solutions, which enable organizations to respond to litigation discovery requests, proactively perform data discovery for compliance or data loss prevention purposes, and conduct speedy and thorough automated security incident response. Based in Pasadena, California, Guidance Software is a public company traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol GUID. Guidance Software has been designated a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for e-discovery for multiple years in a row. For more information about Guidance Software, visit www.guidancesoftware.com.

EnCase®, EnScript®, FastBloc®, EnCE®, EnCEP®, Guidance Software™ and Tableau™ are registered trademarks or trademarks owned by Guidance Software in the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be used without prior written permission. All other trademarks and copyrights referenced in this press release are the property of their respective owners.

About COMPUTERLINKS

COMPUTERLINKS is one of the leading value-added distributors for international top manufacturers in information technology. As the link between the manufacturers and resellers, COMPUTERLINKS smoothes the path for the successful distribution of intelligent IT solutions from the areas of e-security and e-business. The COMPUTERLINKS product portfolio is geared to the growing needs of customers for security in the field of ever more complex, global IT structures. With branches in 18 countries COMPUTERLINKS' reach is constantly expanding to cover new territories as the company strives to retain its position as a leading value added distributor (VAD) for market leading international IT manufacturers.

Additional information about COMPUTERLINKS can be found at www.computerlinks.com.

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Guidance Software, Inc.
Brigitte Engel, +1-626-229-9191
newsroom@guidancesoftware.com

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