SOURCE: Vicom Computer Services, Inc.

Vicom Computer Services, Inc.

March 17, 2010 17:03 ET

Vicom Computer Services, Inc. - "The Data Efficiency Company" to Acquire Professional Services and Consulting Firm ElementIT

FARMINGDALE, NY--(Marketwire - March 17, 2010) -  Vicom Computer Services, Inc. - "The Data Efficiency Company"™ announced the impending acquisition of ElementIT, a professional services and consulting firm focused in security, networking, virtualization and storage solutions. The acquisition further strengthens Vicom's existing core competencies around infrastructure, security and virtualization solutions.

"The synergies ElementIT brings to Vicom's professional and consulting services fits like a glove. We believe that ElementIT can deepen our skills in a number of strategic areas that will benefit our customers and prospective customers," stated Victor V. Verola,  Vicom's co-president. "Both companies have reputations for outstanding customer service with deep business and technical expertise. Since Vicom and ElementIT have similar legacies of providing levels of service, support and expertise that exceeded the norm, I expect a rapid and successful integration that will generate immediate value to existing and prospective clients."

"We expect this integration to even further our value proposition to both our customers and strategic vendors," stated Robert Verola, Vicom's co-president " Vicom's message of data efficiency is really resonating in the IT marketplace and the acquisition on ElementIT will significantly bolster our Unified Networking and Security disciplines of our data efficiency strategy."

"ElementIT has had a close working relationship with Vicom over the last 5 years and has had amazing synergies with Vicom's professional and consulting services," stated Ron Cruz, one of ElementIT's founders. "When Vicom approached us with this business proposition we felt it was a natural fit to join an organization that shared the same values of delivering superior solutions and outstanding customer service. In addition, Vicom's progressive messaging and more importantly execution of efficiency in the technology marketplace really resonated with what we were looking to achieve with ElementIT. We feel that we can play an important role in furthering Vicom's strategy of delivering effective and efficient solutions to our customers."

The transaction with ElementIT is in contract and is expected to close shortly. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Vicom Computer Services
Vicom - "The Data Efficiency Company" is a leading information technology company servicing the Fortune 1000, state/local government and emerging mid-size organizations. As a major vendor in the IT Infrastructure arena, Vicom offers a full array of consulting services, products and solutions which allow organizations to operate in a more streamlined and efficient manner. Vicom's core disciplines center around Virtualization, Systems (x86, IBM POWER and Mainframe), Storage, Unified Networks, Management, Security, Recovery/Availability, Infrastructure Services and Consulting Services. Vicom's commitment to quality and customer service is the backbone of its corporate philosophy. In a recent survey conducted by a third party research organization, over 99% of Vicom's customers would have a "propensity to purchase" services and solutions from Vicom in the future. This statistic is not only indicative of Vicom's unyielding commitment to customer service; it is a result of the true partnership that the Vicom team creates with its customers. To learn more about Vicom, visit www.vicomnet.com or call 631.694.3900.

About ElementIT
ElementIT is a consulting services firm who specializes in the security, networking, storage and virtualization marketplace. With a foundation of more than 10 years in the information technology industry, ElementIT brings the depth and breadth of technical and business expertise needed to address the complex business and information technology issues in today's computing environments. ElementIT's consultants and engineers have deep solutions skills in the financial and education marketplace with engineers and consultants who come from a diverse background of end user and solution provider backgrounds. This diverse background allows ElementIT to understand challenges from all perspectives and develop solutions that uniquely address client requirements.

Contact Information

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    Vicom Computer Services, Inc.
    Victor V. Verola
    631-694-3900 X302
    www.vicomnet.com