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Empowered SMS Acquires OrderWork

Acquisition of established, channel-only IT services and support company enhances Empowered SMS’ position as the UK’s leading IT services provider, providing an unparalleled range of services to the UK channel

Dunstable, UK – 10 April, 2014: Empowered SMS, one of the UK’s leading providers of complementary IT services to the UK channel, today announced its acquisition of OrderWork, one of the UK’s leading ICT project and support services to the UK SMB/mid-market channels and consumer electronics retail markets. Empowered SMS currently supports a range of customers with its existing mass deployment and IT services; with OrderWork’s established success and credibility across these areas, this acquisition will enhance Empowered’s offering and capabilities and cement Empowered’s position as the UK’s leading channel-based provider of IT services.

From now on, channel partners will be able to access the very best mass deployment and high volume installation support in the UK, complementing Empowered’s existing range of services, which supports customers across the entire ICT infrastructure, from unified communications, data networking, wireless and security to servers, applications, storage solutions and data centres.

Established in 2006, OrderWork currently supports a wide range of customers across the UK with existing and emerging resources and technologies, across Desktop, Networking, Servers and Storage, Cabling, EPOS and AV.

James Anderton, Co-founder and Managing Director, Empowered SMS said: “With channel partners requiring greater support across a growing range of services and technologies, this acquisition strongly complements our established capabilities across all of our IT services lines. OrderWork will enable us to further strengthen our distributed mass deployment services and add new capabilities across high volume installation together with specialised capabilities in the consumer electronics services market. This acquisition continues to reflect our strategy to offer the very best support to our customers, through acquisition as well as organic growth; the OrderWork team and their expertise will further solidify our position as the UK’s leading provider of complementary IT services, technical engineering and support services to the UK ICT Channel.”

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 150 ICT providers throughout the UK, including system integrators and resellers, managed services providers, telecommunications providers, distributors and consultancies. Visit to learn more about how the company is revolutionising support in the IT services sector.

About OrderWork
OrderWork provides expertise in Server & Storage, Networking, Desktop, EPOS, and AV to Resellers, Managed Service Providers and Distributors across the UK. As a channel-only service provider we give our clients the ability to seamlessly and instantly scale their services business to address new technologies and geographies. For the UKs leading retailers, we provide a white-labeled B2C service to install PCs, wireless and home entertainment technology. Go to for more information.

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