Acquisition extends Sirius’ data center capabilities in the West Coast region
12/1/2016: Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., a leading national IT solutions integrator, has acquired California-based IT solutions provider, thinkASG. The acquisition was finalized on November 30 and expands Sirius’ presence in the West Coast region.
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Lake Forest, California, thinkASG specializes in IBM-based infrastructure, including data center, storage management and cloud solutions. Several hundred active clients rely on thinkASG to provide expertise in building highly resilient IT architecture to support business-critical applications and systems, including SAP HANA and ERP systems, Linux workloads, cognitive analytics, and high-performance computing. Combined with Sirius’ deep skills and expertise in data center solutions, software solutions, cloud and managed services, consulting services and digital marketing, thinkASG will be able to offer its clients a broader business solutions portfolio that includes security, mobility, analytics, commerce, social and digital. This acquisition also allows Sirius to gain additional technical skills and significant market share in the West Coast region.
“thinkASG has built a strong organization by providing data center solutions and delivering superior consulting services to their clients. They have very talented employees with deep technical skills in servers and storage, which will offer additional expertise to our clients,” said Joe Mertens, president and chief executive officer at Sirius. “I am very pleased to welcome the thinkASG team to the Sirius family.”
David Browning, chief executive officer of thinkASG, said, “We have always taken pride in our ability to help our clients transform and manage their data center and cloud environments to better meet their business needs. Our commitment to and focus on delivering measurable value have garnered us very loyal clients over the years, and we would like to do more for them. Joining Sirius allows us to truly scale our business and offer our clients a more comprehensive portfolio of products, solutions and services. It also means we can extend our geographic reach and increase the number of clients we can help. The values we share with Sirius, including putting clients first, investing in our people and partnerships, and fostering a culture of excellence, make it exciting for us to join forces.”
The thinkASG employees will be integrated immediately into the Sirius organization. This is the fifth major acquisition Sirius has made over the past two years.
About Sirius Computer Solutions: Sirius is a national integrator of technology-based business solutions that span the data center and lines of business. Built on products and services from the world’s top technology companies, Sirius solutions are installed, configured and supported by our dedicated teams of highly certified experts. Sirius is focused on helping organizations of all sizes reduce cost and complexity, improve service levels, and minimize risk through the implementation of strategic solutions that include cloud, analytics, mobility, security, IT infrastructure optimization and more. For more information about Sirius, visit www.siriuscom.com.
About thinkASG: thinkASG is an IT solutions provider and an Elite IBM Power Systems and Storage Business Partner with headquarters in Southern California. For 22 years, thinkASG has been building and optimizing clients’ infrastructure environments to support their mission-critical applications and workloads. For more information about thinkASG, visit www.thinkasg.com.
Vin Tugade, Director, Corporate Communications, Sirius Computer Solutions
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