ATLANTA, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Blue, an Atlanta-based IT services and solutions Value Added Reseller (VAR) and portfolio company of The Gores Group and Platinum Equity, announced today that it has acquired Williams & Garcia, a cloud platform expertise and consulting firm in Atlanta, GA.
The Williams & Garcia acquisition follows closely behind Data Blue's acquisition of LPS Integration, a Value Added Reseller headquartered in Nashville, TN. The addition of Williams & Garcia to the growing Data Blue team further enriches the organization's cloud platform capabilities, which reduce complexities in IT and offer a more agile and accessible infrastructure for the customer. Data Blue clients will reap the benefits of such capabilities through increased business value stemming from a new model enabled by technology.
"We are excited to have Williams & Garcia join Data Blue as we continue to grow our Advanced Consulting Practice. This acquisition allows us to better help our customers understand how to consume the cloud and automate their legacy systems," said Stephen Ayoub, CEO of Data Blue.
"Williams & Garcia enhances the Data Blue portfolio of consulting services and partnerships that focus on bringing about the full digital transformation of our clients' business. The addition of their expertise to our team provides unprecedented opportunity to elevate the conversation from product and implementation to IT strategy and vision," said Chris McMillen, President of Data Blue.
"Our practice goal has always been to help clients maximize their IT investments and we've partnered with Data Blue for several years in accomplishing that in some of their accounts," said Juan Garcia of Williams & Garcia. "Now, as part of a single company we can drive even more value by leveraging a wider breadth of experiences, deeper partnerships with our OEMs and ISVs and most of all the strategic relationships with our clients. David and I are really excited for this opportunity to work with the Data Blue team and the IT leaders that already trust Data Blue as their partner."
About Data Blue
Data Blue delivers customized storage, backup and server virtualization solutions, utilizing vast cross-platform integration expertise and unparalleled product knowledge to meet the unique needs of its clients' IT environments. Learn more at www.data-blue.com
About Williams & Garcia
WG was founded in 2006 by David Williams and Juan Garcia and has been helping clients design and execute IT strategies. Over the last few years we have been focused on delivering strategies and solutions for infrastructure and application technologies that power the next era of virtualized and container-packaged, dynamically scheduled, and microservices-based applications. Learn more at www.williamsgarcia.com
SOURCE Data Blue