Ingram Micro Inc. has announced that it has acquired Comms-care, provider of technical services to the IT channel, enhancing Ingram Micro’s high value service capabilities in the UK.
Comms-care’s services include pre-sales support, configuration, professional services, maintenance and managed services designed to enable channel partners in delivering solutions in the networking and data center solutions markets.
Brent McCarty, Ingram Micro’s Vice President and Chief Country Executive UK said, “the addition of Comms-care supports our strategy to expand our global capabilities and expertise in fast growing, high value markets. Comms-care offers a unique opportunity as they have developed a well-respected, unique services model that exclusively serves the channel.”
Comms-care currently has 225 staff members and more than 130 field based, vendor accredited consultants exclusively through channel partners, supporting security for public and hybrid cloud solutions. Comms-care serves around 850 channel partners and customers in the UK, holding accreditations with Cisco, Citrix, Microsoft, and VMWARE along with technical capability in Dell, HP, IBM, Juniper, NetApp and Lenovo.
Ben Davies, Comms-Care Managing Director added, “Ingram Micro provides us with the perfect platform to achieve our objectives of growing our business and helping our partners achieve more. Ingram Micro’s broad geographic reach and sterling reputation with vendor and customer partners throughout the world will enable us to expand our coverage into new regions and broaden our offerings to channel partners.”
Earlier this month Purple announced its partnership with Comms-care. Read our full report here.