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This excerpt taken from the MTMC DEF 14A filed Oct 3, 2008.

Related Party Transactions

     Thomas Wasserman a director of the Company, became an employee of JP Morgan Chase & Co. as a result of its merger with Bear Stearns Companies Inc. on May 29, 2008. Since 1999, the Company has maintained a banking relationship with JP Morgan Chase. The amount the Company maintained on deposit averaged approximately $4,415,000 during fiscal 2008. The Company paid approximately $19,800 in fees to JP Morgan Chase during fiscal 2008.

     During fiscal 2008 and 2007 the Company paid approximately $152,000 and $123,000, respectively in fees to Tectura Corporation (“Tectura”) for certain consulting services related to the customization and management of the Company’s accounting systems. Funds controlled by FirstMark Capital hold more than 10% of the equity securities of Tectura and Gerald A. Poch, Non-executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, is a director of Tectura.

     During fiscal 2008 and 2007 the Company paid approximately $1,200,000 and $970,000, respectively in fees to Savvis, Inc. (“Savvis”) for certain technology and data center services. Members of Constellation or funds affiliated with them held, during fiscal 2008 and 2007, more than 10% of the preferred equity securities of Savvis and Clifford Friedman, who is a member of Constellation Ventures Management II, LLC and a senior managing director of Bear Stearns Asset Management Inc., was a director of Savvis.

     On April 26, 2007, in connection with the termination of his employment with the Company, we entered into a consulting agreement with Francis J. Alfano and Tory Ventures LLC. The Alfano Consulting Service Agreement commenced on April 26, 2007 and terminates on June 30, 2009. For services rendered under the Alfano Consulting Service Agreement, the Company paid the Consultant (i) a signing bonus of $58,333.33 on May 15, 2007 in accordance with the normal payroll practices of the Company and (ii) fees at the rate of $29,166.67 per month, payable in arrears in twice monthly payments with the initial payment on May 15, 2007 in accordance with the normal payroll practices of the Company, and a lump sum payment on March 31, 2008 which included fees from April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009. At the time of this transaction Mr. Alfano was Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company. As a condition to entering into this Agreement, Mr. Alfano resigned from the Board of Directors.

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This excerpt taken from the MTMC 10-K filed Jun 24, 2008.

Note 10. Related Party Transactions

During fiscal 2008 and 2007 the Company paid approximately $152,000 and $123,000, respectively in fees to Tectura Corporation (“Tectura”) for certain consulting services related to the customization and management of the Company’s accounting systems. Funds controlled by Pequot Capital hold more than 10% of the equity securities of Tectura and Gerald A. Poch, Non-executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, is a director of Tectura.

During fiscal 2008 and 2007 the Company paid approximately $1,200,000 and $970,000, respectively in fees to Savvis, Inc. (“Savvis”) for certain technology and data center services. Members of the Constellation Group or funds affiliated with them held, during fiscal 2008 and 2007, more than 10% of the preferred equity securities of Savvis and Clifford Friedman, who is a member of Constellation Ventures Management II, LLC and a senior managing director of Bear Stearns Asset Management Inc., was a director of Savvis.

We are a party to a lease agreement, dated December 31, 2004, for our facility located in Peabody, MA. We became a party to this lease as part of the December 2005 acquisition of Nexl. The landlord for this facility is C&S Realty Peabody Trust, a nominee trust controlled by Clifford Rucker and his affiliates. Mr. Rucker owns approximately 25% of our outstanding common stock and was formerly the president of our Northeast region. The lease covers approximately 31,000 square feet, has a monthly rent of approximately $35,000 and terminates in February 2010.

On July 7, 2006, we entered into a consulting agreement with Steven Rothman in connection with the termination of his employment with the Company. This agreement provides that Mr. Rothman will perform certain consulting services for us until March 31, 2008. We will pay Mr. Rothman an annual consulting fee of $265,000, plus health benefits through December 31, 2007. Thereafter, we will pay Mr. Rothman certain transaction fees in the event we complete an acquisition introduced to the Company by Mr. Rothman. Mr. Rothman beneficially owns approximately 6% of our outstanding common stock.

On April 26, 2007, in connection with the termination of his employment with the Company, we entered into a consulting agreement with Francis J. Alfano and Consultant. Mr. Alfano is the sole member of the Consultant. This agreement provides that Consultant will perform certain consulting services for us until June 30, 2009. For services rendered under the Alfano Consulting Service Agreement, the Company paid or will pay Consultant (i) a signing bonus of $58,333.33 on May 15, 2007 in accordance with the normal payroll practices of the Company and (ii) fees at the rate of $29,166.67 per month, payable in arrears in twice monthly payments with the initial payment on May 15, 2007 in accordance with the normal payroll practices of the Company, provided that a lump sum payment on March 31, 2008 shall be made which shall include fees from April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009. At the time of this transaction Mr. Alfano was Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company. As a condition to entering into this Agreement, Mr. Alfano resigned from the Board of Directors.

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NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – (Continued)

Note 11. Commitments and Contingencies

This excerpt taken from the MTMC 10-K filed Jun 29, 2005.

6. Related Party Transactions

      The Company periodically advances funds and receives repayments from its stockholders or their affiliate company, Network Catalyst Software, LLC. These advances are non-interest bearing, due on demand and are to be repaid as cash becomes available. At June 30, 2004 and December 31, 2003, such advances totaled $1,294,969 and $1,049,455, respectively. During the six months ended June 30, 2004 and the year ended December 31, 2003, the Company made additional advances of approximately $245,514 and $367,810, respectively. During the six month period ended June 30, 2004, one stockholder advanced $200,000 to the Company, which comprises advances from related party in the accompanying balance sheets. There were no repayments of advances by stockholders for either reporting period in the accompanying financial statements.

      During the six months ended June 30, 2004 and the year ended December 31, 2003, a stockholder contributed $1,190,000 and $196,000, respectively, to the Company as additional paid-in capital.

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