SOURCE: Technology Capital Investors

Technology Capital Investors

September 12, 2011 08:00 ET

Technology Capital Investors Acquires Bravura Networks; Invests in MSP's Long-Term Success

MSP-Focused Investment Firm Accelerates MSP's Growth Strategy and Introduces New Suite of Cloud Services for Its SMB Client Base in Key Vertical Markets

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 12, 2011) - Technology Capital Investors (TCI), a specialized IT services investment firm, is pleased to announce that Bravura Networks Inc., an award-winning, full-service managed service provider (MSP) with operations in San Diego and Chicago, has joined TCI's national portfolio of high-performance MSP partners.

Under the terms of the agreement, Bravura Networks will keep its company brand, associates and executive leadership. TCI will optimize the MSP's infrastructure, provide strategic management support and introduce a new portfolio of cloud services that focus on greater market specialization and deliver a stronger customer value proposition.

"TCI acquired Bravura Networks as part of the company's vision to successfully partner with, empower and profitably grow local and regional MSPs," says Sam Attias, managing partner, TCI.

"By providing IT business owners with capital, business resources, cloud computing expertise and operational infrastructure, TCI is helping MSPs and hosting providers in the U.S. scale their businesses during a fiercely competitive industry climate that is rapidly consolidating," says Attias. "The cloud has fundamentally changed the IT services industry and MSPs must respond by transforming their business models into scalable, profit-minded operations that meet the dynamic needs of the marketplace and exceeds their customers' expectations."

Bravura Networks' co-owners Michael Hall, president, and Michael Kaiser, CEO, are in lock-step with TCI's vision and game plan for accelerated growth, specialization and new cloud-based services.

"We built this business to make managing IT easy and efficient for SMBs," says Kaiser. "TCI's investment in our success gives us the ability to strategically grow the business faster and more profitably, while enabling us to introduce a new portfolio of cloud services that will enhance our service offerings and address the service the needs of our customers. All of these factors played an important role in our decision to join TCI."

New Cloud Services and Specialization Deliver Unquestionable Value
As part of the TCI family, Bravura Networks' founders maintain ownership stakes in the company and continue to run the day-to-day operations of the business as president and CEO. TCI's investment offers Bravura Networks the means and expertise to build greater awareness around its brand while bolstering sales efforts and further concentrating its business within key verticals including the financial, compliance and franchise markets.

"TCI's cloud-centric model is of significant value to Bravura Networks, as well as our current and future customers," says Hall. "Additionally, the team at TCI has a deep bench of experienced industry professionals that provide valuable and strategic insight around the long-term growth of our company, as well as the ongoing value we bring to our customers."

"Sam and the team at TCI have been a pleasure to deal with during the entire transaction process," says Kaiser. "Michael and I both have experience in mergers and acquisitions and it was refreshing and reassuring to see how straight forward the entire engagement process was with TCI."

"TCI is committed to building a family of brand name MSPs that seek to become the nation's top regional IT service providers," concludes Attias. "The founders and executive team at Bravura Networks are extraordinary managers and operators, and we are fortunate to have them on board. This acquisition is a great example of the quality of MSPs TCI is seeking to attract and partner with, to advance the adoption of cloud computing services and build a healthier, more profitable community of MSP partners."

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About Bravura Networks
Specializing in the IT needs of small to mid-size businesses, Bravura Networks is recognized as one of San Diego's Fastest 100 Growing Privately Held Companies for 2011 and recently named to CRN Magazine's 2011 Next-Gen 250, a prestigious list of the IT industry's top up-and-coming MSPs and IT solution providers. Founded in 2002, Bravura Networks is full-service MSP with operations in San Diego and Chicago.

About Technology Capital Investors
Technology Capital Investors (TCI) has helped MSPs and hosting companies successfully grow their businesses by partnering with them and establishing a profitable and scalable business model that includes cloud-based IT services and specialized market expertise. TCI also invests in cloud and SaaS based solutions that enable the delivery of IT services to end clients.

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