Convergence Group acquires Networks First

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LAN and WAN services to the channel comprehensively covered

Convergence Group has acquired Networks First. The acquisition will strengthen Convergence’s ability to provide an end-to-end connectivity solution across both local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs).

Both Convergence Group and Networks First are headquartered in the West Midlands and serve the channel partner community. The combined organisation now boasts a comprehensive portfolio of managed network services, network security expertise, multi-vendor network support, engineering and project services for LANs and WANs.

Neal Harrison, managing director at Convergence Group, said: “We are delighted to be joining forces with Networks First, an established brand with a reputation for excellent service and a perfectly complementary range of products and services.

Virgin-Media-fibre-optic-broadband-map Network LAN WANIt means our partners and customers will benefit from more choice and have a simpler way of meeting all of their network connectivity needs in one place. We’re really looking forward to welcoming their highly-skilled team on board.”

Tom Mulvaney, managing director at Networks First, said: “We are very excited that this brings together two successful companies in non-competing but related sectors, with great people under entrepreneurial leadership.

We’re looking forward to working with our new colleagues to grow the combined business, build on our strengths and secure more opportunities for our partners and people.”

The value of the acquisition has not been disclosed.

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