CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Systems Maintenance Services Inc. (SMS) has acquired Denmark-based Careitec A/S. Careitec is a leading independent IT services organization supporting global client needs throughout Northern Europe. The acquisition of Careitec furthers SMS’ global reach and establishes it as a leading local service delivery provider throughout the Nordic region. SMS will also now be able to offer Careitec’s client base its full suite of multivendor IT asset lifecycle services along with access to its expanding global delivery footprint (with more than 100 owned service centers throughout North America, Europe and Asia).
“We have been searching for talented organizations throughout Europe to strengthen our local presence and capabilities within the region. We are excited to have found such a professional organization with a highly talented team that embraces our core philosophy of delivering exceptional client service at the local level. Careitec and its management team will serve as a fundamental building block and lead our ambitious expansion throughout Europe,” offered John Wozniak, SMS President & CEO.
Careitec’s team joins SMS’ more than 1,300 employees who share a consistent culture and mutually value best-in-class support for their clients and each other. “It is refreshing to have found a partner that shares our long-term strategy and enthusiasm for serving clients and continuously innovating new product offerings. We are very excited for the opportunities the combined organization provides our clients, employees, and global strategic partners,” emphasized Careitec CEO, Kjeld Ostenfeldt Mathiesen.
About Systems Maintenance Services Inc.
Founded in 1981, SMS is a leading global provider of multivendor IT asset lifecycle services and support solutions. SMS supports more than 3,000 clients globally with direct locations across North America, Asia and Europe. SMS solutions include support for most datacenter brands including Cisco, IBM, HP, Dell, Oracle, EMC, Hitachi, NetApp, Lexmark and Xerox.
Founded in 1981, Systems Maintenance Services (SMS) is a leading global provider of managed IT asset lifecycle support services, including support for most data center brands including Cisco, IBM, HP, Dell, Oracle, EMC, Hitachi, NetApp, Lexmark and Xerox. The SMS service portfolio includes a wide range of cost-effective offerings such as hardware maintenance, asset management, product deployment, data center relocations/consolidations, data migrations, asset recycling/disposition, data erasure and media destruction. These services are provided worldwide via a network of SMS and affiliate-owned service centers located near most major cities in North America, Asia and Europe.
SMS is a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., and Summit Partners. SMS is actively looking for corporate development, OEM alliance and strategic partnership opportunities. Visit www.sysmaint.com for additional information.