Acquisition of established wireless services and capabilities forge Empowered SMS’ position as the UK’s leading wireless services provider and enhances its range of services available to the UK channel
Dunstable, UK – 10th January, 2014: Empowered SMS, one of the UK’s leading providers of complementary IT services to the UK channel, today announced its acquisition of Convergis, one of the UK’s foremost wireless services providers. Empowered SMS currently supports a range of customers with its existing wireless service capabilities; with Convergis’ established success and credibility in the wireless sector, this acquisition will enhance Empowered’s offering and capabilities and cement Empowered’s position as the UK’s leading channel based provider of wireless services.
From now on, channel partners will be able to access the very best wireless support in the UK across an extended range of leading vendors, complementing Empowered’s existing range of services, which include technical and engineering services across the entire ICT infrastructure, from telephony, data networking, wireless and security to servers, applications, storage solutions and data centres.
Founded by Lis Boyde in 2003, Convergis currently supports a wide range of customers across the UK with existing and emerging converged technologies, from initial design, through survey, data cabling, procurement, installation to troubleshooting and support. Providing a concentrated, dedicated wireless team to its partners has enabled Convergis to become the advanced wireless LAN provider of choice to many Enterprise organisations.
James Anderton, co-founder and Managing Director, Empowered SMS said: “With the drive for mobile internet and BYOD, the demand for superior wireless capabilities and services continues to grow in the UK and around the world, as our partners increasingly embrace this vital technology to support their customers. This acquisition is in line with our strategy of acquiring and offering the very best support to our customers and the Convergis team and their expertise will cement our position as the leading provider of wireless services and capabilities in the UK.”
About Empowered SMS
Empowered SMS is the UK’s leading provider of complementary IT services, technical engineering and support services to the UK ICT Channel. Empowered currently supports over 100 ICT providers throughout the UK, including system integrators and resellers, managed services providers, telecommunications providers, distributors and consultancies. Visit www.empowereduk.com to learn more about how the company is revolutionising support in the IT services sector.
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