SPS Acquires IPV Gateways

Dec 18, 2015, 10:21 ET from Strategic Products and Services (SPS)

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Products and Services (SPS) today announced the acquisition of IPV Gateways, a highly skilled and specialized provider of network security, MPLS network interconnectivity, telecommunications and data center management services.

Founded in 2003 and having served as a strategic partner to SPS since 2007, IPV provides network design and assessment services, carrier exchange services, network management and security services via its Connectivity+ application platform. By acquiring IPV, SPS will grow its managed services business, with a specific focus on its hosted Anything-as-a-service (XaaS) opportunities. XaaS serves as a competitive differentiator for SPS, showcasing its expertise in designing, implementing and managing complex solutions.

"We are excited to team with IPV, as it possesses the most sophisticated cloud-based services architecture in the industry," said John Price, SPS Vice President, Managed Services Practice Leader. "IPV's technical skills and SPS's client centricity will serve as a truly winning combination for our managed and XaaS business, granting us the unique ability to deliver our cloud and private cloud solutions directly to more than 600 global MPLS and network providers."

SPS specializes in design, integration and managed services for unified communications (UC), including voice, video conferencing, collaboration and contact center. SPS teams with clients, providing professional services, managed services and cloud-based solutions to deliver exceptional results. Together, SPS and IPV have the skills, services, tools and infrastructure needed to serve as the ideal managed service provider and partner to clients, providing unparalleled value, support and security.

"We at IPV are excited to join the SPS team," said Rob Price, Chief Technology Officer of IPV. "I believe that by combining SPS's comprehensive portfolio and IPV's core skills and services, we will be able to provide unmatched solutions to our clients."

About SPS

Strategic Products and Services (SPS) is a global, multi-vendor IT solution provider for unified communications (UC). With documented and repeatable processes, deep knowledge, broad competencies and certifications, we enable clients to optimize their business with custom end-to-end communication solutions – from strategy and design through implementation, support and managed services.

Having achieved more than 25 years of profitable growth, SPS has offices across North America and the United Kingdom. The company is also a founding member of the Intelligent Communications Alliance (ICA), a global partner network providing multi-national customers with a consistent approach to pricing, design, installation and support of integrated business solutions. Visit www.spscom.com to learn more.

About IPV

The world's leading telecommunications and security specialist for video, IPV Gateways was formed in 2003 by telecom industry veterans. IPV's founders have extensive backgrounds with credentials that include building a coast to coast digital switched voice network for a major carrier, designing the original cable internet structure and consulting to major carriers on data and wireless architecture and design, as well as on performance and trouble situations. Learn more at www.ipvgateways.com.

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