Converge Technology Partners Acquires BlueChipTek
Converge Technology Partners Acquires BlueChipTek
Converge Technology Partners recently acquired BlueChipTek, a leading technology solutions provider located in the Silicon Valley region of California.
Santa Clara, CA – May 22, 2018 – Converge Technology Partners Inc. has announced today that is has acquired BlueChipTek Inc., an Information Technology Professional Services organization serving some of the fastest growing and market disruptive companies in Silicon Valley. BlueChipTek brings a high level of expertise in data center infrastructure integration, a comprehensive approach to cloud optimization, and the proven ability to deliver data center infrastructure solutions throughout the world. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, BlueChipTek focuses on regional customer growth while enabling global customer expansion.
Jessica Geis, CEO of BlueChipTek, will continue to lead the company and Jason Geis will continue to assist her as Vice President of Sales. Cindy Kennedy is being added to the team as President, and will work with the existing management team to expand key offerings, coordinate cross-selling opportunities, and provide unrivaled technology services and solutions.
“I am ecstatic that BlueChipTek has become a Converge Company. I believe we’ve found the perfect home,” stated Jessica Geis. “Converge brings the BlueChipTek team and our phenomenal customers more resources, new partner relationships, and additional multi-cloud practice expertise. I find it incredible that the Converge team, though large and multinational, moves at our speed. You have to be nimble and responsive to thrive in Silicon Valley. The Converge culture, buying power, drive, competence, and clear ability to move quickly and execute effectively aligns with BlueChipTek’s DNA. In an increasingly diverse digital marketplace, technology is shaping business strategies and driving customer growth. Together, Converge Technology Partners and BlueChipTek have the industry knowledge, expertise, and leadership to embrace the complex needs and expectation of our customers.”
“We are excited to welcome BlueChipTek to the Converge family,” said Shaun Maine, CEO of Converge Technology Partners. “The addition of BlueChipTek continues our buildout of a national platform of regionally-focused IT solution providers. With their high-growth customers, cloud offerings, and culture match, BlueChipTek adds significant capabilities and scale to Converge’s West Coast region.”
“The addition of BlueChipTek allows us to run disruptive growth campaigns with our partners across key markets in California and Colorado,” stated Cindy Kennedy, who, in addition to being President of BlueChipTek, is also President of recently-acquired Key Information Systems, Inc. and EVP of West Coast sales for Converge and Corus360. “Our ability to offer hybrid IT solutions, from public and private managed cloud services to on-premise technology solutions, means we can offer customers complete solutions to the varying requirements demanded by the different parts of their businesses.”
BlueChipTek marks the fifth company Converge Technology Partners has acquired since October 2017. Converge’s portfolio of companies also includes Corus360 Inc., based in Norcross, GA; Northern Micro Inc. and Becker-Carroll Inc., both of which are headquartered in Ottawa, ON; and Key Information Systems Inc., based in Agoura Hills, CA.
"The addition of BlueChipTek continues our buildout of a national platform of regionally-focused IT solution providers."
About BlueChipTek, Inc.
As a technology solutions provider, BlueChipTek delivers seamless integration of industry tools using deep functional expertise to support execution for organizations ranging from startup to enterprise in scale. Their expertise and insights, developed through serving high-tech companies and large-enterprise IT users, give BlueChipTek an unparalleled understanding of the dynamic nature of the technology landscape and the complexity involved in using technology to deliver real value and impact. The net effect for customers is significant improvement in their overall IT performance.
To learn more about BlueChipTek, visit www.bluechiptek.com.
About Converge Technology Partners, Inc.
Converge Technology Partners is building a national platform of regionally focused IT infrastructure firms in the US and Canada by connecting best of breed services and solutions to clients.
To learn more about the Converge Company, visit www.convergetp.com.
Mary Anne Palangio, Chief Financial Officer
Converge Technology Solutions Corp.
About Northern Micro, a Converge Company
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To learn more about Northern Micro, visit www.northernmicro.com.
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