Convergence Group to acquire Networks First to boost growth in networking services Wednesday 3 February 2016 PDF Print our partners and customers will benefit from more choice and have a simpler way of meeting all of their network connectivity needs in one place "LONDON, 3rd FEBRUARY 2016. UK network services provider Convergence Group, today announced its acquisition of Networks First, a privately-owned IT managed services and network support business. The acquisition will cement Convergence Group’s position as one of the UK’s leading players in network services - strengthening the company’s ability to provide an end-to-end connectivity solution across both the local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN). Both Convergence Group and Networks First are headquartered in the West Midlands and serve the channel partner community. The combined organisation now boasts a comprehensive portfolio of managed network services, network security expertise, multi-vendor network support, engineering and project services for LAN and WAN. Neal Harrison, Managing Director at Convergence Group said: “We are delighted to be joining forces with Networks First an established brand with a reputation for excellent service and a perfectly complementary range of products and services. It means our partners and customers will benefit from more choice and have a simpler way of meeting all of their network connectivity needs in one place. We’re really looking forward to welcoming their highly-skilled team on board.” Tom Mulvaney, Managing Director at Networks First said: ""We are very excited that this brings together two successful companies in non-competing but related sectors, with great people under entrepreneurial leadership. We’re looking forward to working with our new colleagues to grow the combined business, build on our strengths and secure more opportunities for our partners and people.” -ends- David Joplin Sales & Marketing Director email@example.com +44 (0)770 368 3114 Notes to Editors About Convergence Group Convergence Group was formed in 2004 to address the rapidly growing IP and network requirements of national and international businesses. Today, we focus on the design of scalable, cost-effective and integrated network access and security services. Our solutions consist of multiple network providers’ with multiple products, services and vendor hardware. We have the scale to design and maintain a ‘Carrier Inter-connect Platform’, joining together a national and international supply chain of tier-one network carriers including BT, Virgin Media, Vodafone, COLT, Verizon Business, SSE, AT&T and Telstra. This platform gives us the capability to provide customer data solutions across the World with optimum efficiency, product flexibility and cost efficiency. For more information:Convergence This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Convergence Group in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.