CMS Distribution has announced the acquisition of sysob IT-Distribution GmbH & Co.KG., a value-added distributor (VAD) of Security, Networking and Server Based computing products, based in Germany. sysob manages a strong technology portfolio that includes global brands such as Okta, Pulse Secure and Yubico.
The collaboration of CMS and sysob creates a strong force in the value-added IT distribution market. The enlarged group will benefit from expanded territories and complimentary vendors that enhance its offering to a broader range of customers. In addition to this extended portfolio, sysob adds technical skills and services capabilities augmenting the groups' value proposition. The result will be increased growth opportunities for partners across key vertical markets in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
sysob is led by Thomas Hruby, Founder and Managing Director, who will remain with the business and continue to drive sysob’s growth strategy.
Frank Salmon, CMS Distribution Founder and CEO said, “sysob is a strategic acquisition, enabling us to expand our true value-added IT products, services and solutions across Europe. Our group has many complementary attributes, a large and loyal customer base, and we are both widely known for our expertise as a trusted advisor, partner relationships, and reputation for delivering results. I’m delighted to welcome sysob to our group and look forward to continuing a strong growth strategy together.”
Thomas Hruby, Founder and Managing Partner, sysob added, “this acquisition offers great opportunities to grow and to expand our services in managed and professional services. We are expecting synergies and diversifications in the product portfolio, as well as the possibility of selective access for our Vendor partners to the pan-European distribution market. At the same time, we will be a complementary partner for CMS in the DACH countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) due to our longstanding partner network.”