ConvergeOne buys Mountain States Networking

ConvergeOne, a Clearlake Capital Group portfolio company, said Wednesday it has acquired Mountain States Networking. Financial terms weren’t announced. With offices in Portland, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Utah and Meridian, Idaho, Mountain States provides network solutions in the Western United States.


Eagan, MN, May 20, 2015 — ConvergeOne, a leading independent provider of best-in-class IT, communications, collaboration and customer interaction solutions and services, announced today it has acquired Mountain States Networking, a Cisco Gold Certified Partner and leading network solutions provider in the western United States.

“This acquisition is consistent with ConvergeOne’s ongoing strategy to provide best-of-breed solutions across all of the leading technology platforms,” said John A. McKenna Jr., Chairman and CEO of ConvergeOne. “The addition of Mountain States Networking to the ConvergeOne family enables us to deliver even more value, solutions and support to our customers through increased market presence and expansion of our Cisco capabilities and geographic reach.”

ConvergeOne has made a number of strategic acquisitions since its inception in 2005. The primary focus of these acquisitions has been to provide customers with complementary services and additional comprehensive solutions.

“With a shared commitment to delivering outcome-based solutions, this acquisition is great news for both of our organizations and customers,” said Kerry Lee, President of Mountain States Networking. “Joining ConvergeOne means our associates will have access to additional resources and expertise, which translates to even greater delivery of the industry’s best solutions, with exceptional, personal support and technical expertise.”

“With offices in Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Utah, the Mountain States Networking acquisition expands ConvergeOne’s presence in the western region and bolsters our Cisco certifications, enabling us to offer even more options, flexibility, and expertise to our customers,” said Paul Maier, President, ConvergeOne Solutions. “As part of ConvergeOne, Mountain States Networking gains Cisco capabilities in the contact center arena, enabling existing customers to take advantage of contact center collaboration managed services in addition to the unified communications (UC) based collaboration services previously available from Mountain States Networking.”

About ConvergeOne
ConvergeOne designs, builds, and delivers end-to-end, integrated solutions including communications, collaboration, contact center, data center, and server/storage consolidation and management, and consultative, managed, and professional services, as well as private cloud solutions. The company maintains strategic partnerships with more than 100 global industry leaders including Avaya, Cisco, IBM, and Microsoft.

ConvergeOne is headquartered in Eagan, MN. The ConvergeOne family of companies includes ConvergeOne Technology, ConvergeOne Advanced Services, ConvergeOne Collaboration, and NACR, a ConvergeOne Company.

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About Clearlake Capital Group
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a private investment firm focused on special situations and private equity investments such as corporate divestitures, recapitalizations, buyouts, reorganizations, turnarounds and other equity investments. Clearlake seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital and operational expertise to invest in dynamic businesses. Clearlake currently has approximately $1.4 billion of assets under management. Throughout their careers, Clearlake’s senior investment professionals have led over 70 investments totaling more than $3 billion of capital in sectors including automotive, business services, consumer products/retail, defense/public safety, energy/power, industrials, and technology.

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