Securus Technologies, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Archonix Systems, LLC
DALLAS, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communications services and investigative technologies, announced today the acquisition of Archonix Systems, LLC, headquartered in Marlton, New Jersey. Archonix is the leading provider of jail management systems, emergency dispatch, court monitoring, and business intelligence systems for the corrections, law enforcement, government services, and emergency management sectors.
"We are excited to be working with the Archonix team to further implement our advanced audio and video calling platform into the corrections, law enforcement, government services, and emergency management sectors," said Richard A. "Rick" Smith, CEO and President of Securus Technologies. "We have partnered with Archonix for more than four years and have a rapidly growing joint customer base with the potential for several hundred more customers in sight—solid proof that close partnering brings efficiencies and significant value to all of our customers."
"Partnering with Securus has been good for Archonix and our customers," said Sanjay Singhvi, CEO of Archonix Systems, LLC. "Securus will allow us to continue to develop our public safety software product suite and integrate and combine our efforts with the largest sales team in the sectors that we serve. That will allow us to take full advantage of Securus' back-room infrastructure and enable us to increase our creative focus on developing products that our customers need."
"Archonix has created a strong product line together with a strong R&D and product pipeline. We win and close deals because we have created IT systems that can scale up and down from 50 beds to more than 3,000 beds," said Anthony "Tony" Graham, President and Chief Operating Officer of Archonix Systems, LLC. "I see significant similarities between Securus and Archonix as we both create quality products, both reinvest heavily in our businesses, and both use our strengths to allow jails, courts, emergency services, and law enforcement to operate their organizations more effectively and efficiently. I like this partnership—and our customers will like it as well."
Securus Technologies, Inc. is the leading providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,200 correctional facilities and more than 850,000 inmates nationwide. Securus' sole focus is the specialized needs of the corrections and law enforcement communities. Securus is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and has regional offices in Montreal, Quebec; Atlanta, Georgia; and Melbourne, Florida. For more information, please visit the Securus website at www.securustech.net
About Archonix Systems, LLC
Archonix Systems, LLC, founded in 2003, is headquartered in Marlton, New Jersey, and provides jail management systems, emergency dispatch, court monitoring, and business intelligence systems for the corrections, law enforcement, government services, and emergency management sectors. For more information, please visit the Archonix website at www.archonixsystems.com.
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