January 8, 2019 – TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA AND NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Converge Technology Solutions Corp. (“Converge” or “the Company”) (TSXV:CTS) announced today its commitment to build a platform of regionally aligned Hybrid IT solution providers focused on IBM technologies. Its recent investments in Key Information Systems, Inc.; Lighthouse Computer Services, Inc.; Corus Group LLC; and Essex Technology Group, Inc. bring together North American IBM Business Partners with deep skills in hybrid cloud, open source, software, blockchain, AI, IoT and IBM systems to provide customer reach across the continent.
“With the recent acquisition of several of IBM’s highly-skilled partners, Converge is well positioned to drive the next wave of innovation in the market,” said Dorothy Copeland, Vice President, IBM Global Business Partners, North America. “We look forward to growing our business together with Converge.”
Converge also announced that it has achieved Platinum status in IBM’s PartnerWorld Program. This significant achievement for Converge is a direct result of both strategy and visionary alignment to IBM.
“Converge and IBM share the same vision regarding the current direction of IT and how businesses should incorporate emerging technologies to create success” said Shaun Maine, CEO of Converge. “Technology is accelerating like never before. Our job is to help our customers react to those changes by building solutions based on the innovative technologies that partners like IBM are producing to make their businesses more efficient and more successful.”
Platinum status demonstrates that Converge consistently operates at the highest level of technical skill and client service. Organizations achieve Platinum by earning at least two competencies, attaining sales success, and demonstrating client satisfaction.
The IBM PartnerWorld Program helps partners
strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the
latest technology, to better serve clients and to easily connect with one of
the most active, diverse networks in the world.
Converge Technology Solutions Corp. combines innovation accelerators and foundational infrastructure solutions to deliver best-of-breed solutions and services to customers. The Company is building a platform of regionally-focused Hybrid IT solutions providers to enhance their ability to provide multi-cloud solutions, blockchain, resiliency, and managed services, enabling Converge to address the business and IT issues that public and private-sector organizations face today. For more information, visit https://www.convergetp.com.
For further information contact:
Mary Anne Palangio
Chief Financial Officer
Converge Technology Solutions Corp.