MANDAN, N.D., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Systems LLC (CSLLC), a Shawano, Wisconsin-based telecommunications information technology company, has agreed to merge its operations into those of National Information Solutions Cooperative(R) (NISC), effective November 1, 2010.
NISC, with offices in Mandan, N.D. and Lake Saint Louis, Mo., currently provides IT services to more than 165 independent telecommunications companies and more than 420 rural electric cooperatives and municipal utilities in 47 states, American Samoa and Canada. CSLLC provides services to 54 telecommunications companies in 12 states.
"This relationship builds on a foundation of innovation and service that Computer Systems LLC has provided its customers for more than 40 years," said Vern Dosch, NISC's President and CEO. "We've had the opportunity to work closely with Computer Systems management, staff and owners. In our discussions, NISC staff was pleased to learn that we share the company's high level of dedication to solutions and service. In that regard, it is our goal to make the transition for all involved as seamless and smooth as possible."
According to Dosch, current Computer Systems customers will continue to have their current software maintained through the Shawano offices under the same terms.
Peter Schroll, CSLLC's Chief Operating Officer, said the NISC transaction brings together the strengths of two innovative IT organizations. "Merging our resources and our 41 years of experience into NISC with its 46 years of experience is a very positive and powerful event for our current customers and telecommunications organizations looking for advanced software and IT services," said Schroll. "Together, we bring almost 90 years of innovation and technology to the independent telecom industry."
Computer Systems LLC is a data processing service bureau owned by telecommunications companies. The company focuses on providing accounting software, operational support software, data processing and billing services to clients. CSLLC also provides hardware associated with customer requirements. CSLLC services include telephone (subscriber) billing, Internet, video, CABs and Reciprocal Compensation billing, Electronic Bill Presentment & Payment (EBPP) and Lifeline/Link-Up services. Additional information about CSLLC may be found at http://www.com-systems.com.
NISC, an information technology company that develops and supports software and hardware solutions for utilities and telecommunications companies across the U.S., American Samoa and Canada, has facilities in both Lake Saint Louis, Mo. and Mandan, N.D. NISC employs more than 800 professionals who develop and support advanced software solutions to electric utilities, independent telecommunications companies and Fortune 100/500 corporations. NISC provides a comprehensive suite of integrated software solutions to meet the financial, customer care, engineering and operational demands of modern telecommunications systems. Additional information about NISC may be found at http://www.nisc.coop.
SOURCE National Information Solutions Cooperative