ConvergeOne Announces Strategic Acquisition of California-based SIGMAnet

Clearlake Capital-Backed Acquisition Expands ConvergeOne's Cisco Footprint, Certifications, and Portfolio of Services and Solutions Capabilities across Western United States.

Dec 11, 2015, 07:00 ET from ConvergeOne

EAGAN, Minn., Dec. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergeOne, a leading global provider of state-of-the-art communications and data solutions, today announced that it has acquired SIGMAnet, a Cisco Gold Certified Partner and one of the largest IT consulting, solutions, and managed services providers in California. Effective immediately, SIGMAnet is now SIGMAnet, a ConvergeOne Company. This acquisition solidifies ConvergeOne's position as an industry leader with one of the broadest portfolios available in the market today. 

"This acquisition is an ideal addition to ConvergeOne and represents a natural progression in our ongoing strategy to develop and grow customer relationships by providing comprehensive solutions, services, and support," said John A. McKenna Jr., chairman and CEO, ConvergeOne. "We share SIGMAnet's focus and commitment to deliver outcomes-based solutions for our customers. They have additional capabilities in the Cisco and EMC platforms, as well as cloud computing, security and the education vertical. This acquisition enables us to increase our presence in the western United States and advance our leadership position as a single-source provider of multivendor technologies, support, and services."

ConvergeOne serves as a trusted advisor to more than 4,800 customers, including 42 percent of the Fortune 100 and 35 percent of the Fortune 500 customers across the healthcare, finance, manufacturing, education, and energy industries. Growth through acquisition is an integral part of ConvergeOne's long-term business strategy to develop a comprehensive portfolio that provides one of the broadest and deepest solution offerings in the industry. Since 2005, ConvergeOne has successfully acquired and integrated 11 companies, all of which were integrated in a companywide unification completed in October 2015.

With the acquisition, SIGMAnet President and COO, Neil Wada, has been named vice president, Southwest Region for SIGMAnet, a ConvergeOne Company.

"I've never been more excited about this business," Wada said. "This acquisition enhances our customer-centric values and principles. And, as part of a much larger company, we are able to offer greater value to our customers through a nationwide market presence, a strategically growing portfolio of capabilities, and a shared vision for IT-focused business solutions."

About SIGMAnet

Incorporated in 1990, SIGMAnet is one of the largest Information Technology consulting, solutions, and services providers in California. Headquartered in Ontario, Calif., the company has more than 250 employees in locations across Orange County, Los Angeles, Inland Empire, San Diego, and San Jose. SIGMAnet uses its expertise and proven project execution in cloud, analytics, mobility, security, data center, unified collaboration, user-centric IT, and managed services to architect the best IT solutions and deliver business outcomes to more than 1,000 small, medium, and large commercial, and education customers nationwide and internationally. Its business-focused services, methodologies, and technology solutions are developed to help its customers reduce costs, improve business processes, and support growth. SIGMAnet maintains strategic partnerships with Cisco, EMC, VMware, Dell, HP, IBM, Microsoft, and others, and has been recognized as one of the top IT solutions providers by manufacturers and industry organizations.

About ConvergeOne

Founded in July 2005, ConvergeOne is a leading provider of custom information, communications and data technology solutions and services for any environment, regardless of existing vendors or systems. The company offers best-in-class solutions in customer experience, collaboration, contact center, cloud, enterprise computing, data center and virtualization, enterprise networking, and security. Through its best-of-breed Professional Services, ConvergeOne can facilitate everything from system design and installment to application development and infrastructure. Its industry-leading Managed Services experts provide ongoing support for contact centers, collaboration, data centers, networking, and security. With the ability to enable and support cloud services at any level, ConvergeOne has achieved a new, elevated level of partnership with its clients, and has gained a significant competitive advantage over other managed service and support organizations across the U.S.

The company has earned more than 1,400 industry certifications and has strategic partnerships with more than 100 global industry leaders, including Avaya, Cisco, IBM, Interactive Intelligence, and Microsoft. Headquartered in Eagan, Minn., ConvergeOne maintains more than 26 offices and 1,200 employees nationwide. ConvergeOne joined the Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. portfolio in June 2014. Clearlake is a private investment firm with a sector-focused approach. The firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake's operational and strategic expertise. The firm's core target sectors include industrials, energy and power; technology, communications, and business services; and consumer products and services.

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