SOURCE: Presidio, Inc.

January 06, 2010 09:00 ET

Coleman Technologies, Inc. Joins Forces With and Becomes Part of Presidio, Inc.

Deal Brings Broadened Capabilities, New Service Offerings, Expanded Geographic Footprint

GREENBELT, MD--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - Presidio, Inc., a diversified professional and managed services firm delivering advanced IT infrastructure solutions, announced today that Coleman Technologies, Inc. has merged with and into Presidio, Inc. Coleman, based in Orlando, FL, is a leading edge IT and systems engineering services firm and will complement Presidio's existing business lines, including: Presidio Networked Solutions, a professional services and advanced IT infrastructure solutions provider; Presidio Managed Networks, a Managed Services and Telecom Consulting firm; Atlantix Global, a provider of remarketed technology solutions; and Presidio Technology Capital, a captive leasing operation.

This combination brings an exciting new dynamic to Presidio's already vibrant Virtualization/Data Center; Collaboration/Unified Communications; Mobility; Security and Managed Services practices. Coleman further expands Presidio's extensive team that has been purposely built to focus on providing innovative advanced IT infrastructure solutions for the complete IT Lifecycle. The result is a company with unmatched strength in customer service and support, technical acumen and financial viability.

Coleman brings a complementary and expanded geographic reach, solidifying Presidio's market presence in Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma and the Public Sector, while accelerating a more expansionary footprint throughout Texas, Tennessee, the Carolinas, Alabama, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana. The merger also significantly strengthens Presidio's current capabilities in Contact Center and Managed Services. Additionally, Coleman holds several unique capabilities in their Federal Systems and Electronic Systems groups with solutions ranging from hardened communications devices (EnviroXtreme), to mobile communications solutions (RAPTOR) and covert GPS tracking devices (AGenT), that leverage their product development and software design skills and solutions.

Joel Schleicher, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Presidio, Inc., stated, "We are ecstatic with this combination due to Coleman's stellar reputation, unique approach to the market, and culture. We view the Coleman team as the perfect complement to Presidio. There are few companies that offer the engineering/implementation excellence, customer satisfaction approach and are as forward thinking, from a standpoint of utilizing technology as a productivity enhancement tool for their customers, as Coleman."

Highlights of the merged company include:

-- Revenue of over $1.1B, making it the leading solutions provider in
   its markets
-- 70 Cisco CCIEs  and over 1,800 technology certifications
-- 530+ highly certified engineering and consulting professionals among
   our 1,200 employees, delivering unequalled levels of engineering
-- 425 Business Development Professionals to meet developing market needs
-- Recognition as one of Cisco's top five (5) partners in North America,
   along with being  the fourth largest in Unified Communications and
   third largest in Contact Center, and similar stature with other
   strategic partners including VMware and Microsoft
-- One of only five (5) Cisco global partners approved to design and
   deploy the largest and most complex VBlock 2 Solutions
-- HP Virtualization Elite Partner trained and certified to design and
   deploy HP's Matrix and other advanced datacenter server and storage
-- Expanded Managed Services including additional Network Operations
   Centers (NOCs) and Security Operations Centers (SOCs)
-- Excellence in customer satisfaction and increased industry
   recognition including:
   -- Cisco accolades : Partner of the Year; Global Enterprise Partner
      of the Year; Commercial Partner of the Year for North America; 
      Solution Innovation Partner of the Year; Customer Advocacy Partner
      of Year; Data Center Partner of the Year; Customer Satisfaction
   -- Top certifications in Virtualization and Data Center;
      Collaboration and Voice; Wireless; Security; Physical Security;
      ISO 9001:2000 and Managed Services;
   -- EMC Services Partner of the Year in 2009 and 2008 and EMC's
      6th largest partner in NA;
   -- First VMware Certified Center of Excellence in North America.

Speaking on the deal, Ben Patz, Chief Executive Officer of Coleman Technologies, Inc, commented, "Joining with Presidio broadens the solutions we can offer our customers, expands our market for innovative solutions and enhances our ability to invest in our people and processes. Moving forward, our combined teams will continue to deliver the same innovative services and solutions that have differentiated us in the marketplace and upon which our customers have come to depend."

About Presidio, Inc

Presidio, Inc, a professional and managed services firm delivering advanced IT infrastructure solutions, operates through three subsidiaries: Presidio Networked Solutions, Atlantix Global Systems, and Presidio Technology Capital. Presidio Networked Solutions addresses the complete technology lifecycle -- plan, design, integrate, operate and optimize -- for the enterprise, commercial, service provider, and government markets. Atlantix Global Systems combines hardware and services to help provide more than 10,000 customers with a full lifecycle management process that enables customers to save time and maximize ROI. Presidio Technology Capital is the nation's premier IT infrastructure leasing company, providing flexible financing and leasing solutions for its customers.

Presidio Networked Solutions is a trademark of Presidio, Inc. Other trade names used in this document are acknowledged to be the property of their respective owners.

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