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GreenPages Technology Solutions Acquires VAR Division of Managed Technology Partners
Expands Managed Services and Engineering Talent; Accelerates Unified Communications, Enterprise Virtualization, and Data Center Strategy
Kittery, ME—November 05, 2009—GreenPages Technology Solutions, a national IT consulting and integration company, announced that it is has acquired the VAR division of Boston-based Managed Technology Partners (MTP)—a move that accelerates GreenPages’ unified communications, virtualization, and data center strategy.
MTP’s VAR division provides both managed services and strategic project services to clients throughout the Northeast. By acquiring the VAR division of MTP, GreenPages expands its engineering expertise, as well as adds a comprehensive suite of managed services offerings which include network, server, and security management.
“This positive transaction strengthens GreenPages’ position as one of the top consulting and integration companies in the Northeast,” said Ron Dupler, GreenPages’ CEO. “Both GreenPages and MTP are excited to be offering clients such a talented converged technology organization.”
MTP is retaining its national IT services channel division that provides VARs, retailers, manufacturers, solution providers, and software vendors with packaged onsite and 24x7 remotely managed IT services to offer to their small and medium-sized customers. Services include national onsite installations, maintenance, help desk, PC management, Server and Network Management, Voice Services, and Managed Security.
Managed Technology Partners will continue to be led by CEO and Chairman Peter Cowie. “This move allows MTP to focus exclusively on its national channel business serving the SMB market, ensuring that our customers receive the best possible IT services and solutions,” said Cowie.
The transaction significantly enhances GreenPages’ engineering team with Cisco CCIEs and CCNPs, HP Master ASEs, and Microsoft MCSEs joining GreenPages’ technology organization; the additional talent brings the total number of cross-trained engineers to more than 50.
Drew Lally, MTP President, is joining GreenPages as President. “Our united expertise offers clients unmatched IT consulting, engineering, and support—from all angles, under one roof,” said Lally. “Being a unified organization gives us a great deal of agility; we’re able to proactively stay on top of the technology advances that dramatically impact and improve the way our clients run their businesses.”
Added Dupler, “The entire transaction accelerates GreenPages’ growth strategy; adds strong engineering talent to our data center and professional services drive; brings in new sales and leadership talent; and gives us a solid managed services platform from which to innovate and grow.”
About GreenPages Technology Solutions
GreenPages Technology Solutions is a national IT consulting and integration company that helps organizations assess, design, implement, and manage adaptive, resilient IT infrastructures aligned with their strategic business objectives. GreenPages offers application, data management, network and infrastructure, IT management and business, and technology procurement solutions to customers in the healthcare, financial, and commercial business sectors.
About Managed Technology Partners
Managed Technology Partners enables technology resellers, VARs, manufacturers, and software vendors to provide their small and mid-sized customers with a complete suite of onsite installation and support services, and 24/7 remotely managed IT services throughout the U.S., either as co-branded or private labeled offerings. Founded in 1984, MTP is the strategic IT partner of over 500 customers and maintains the highest level certifications from industry leading manufacturers.
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