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PCM Extend UK Footprint with Provista Acquisition

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US reseller PCM has acquired Provista UK to bolster its offerings in networking, UC and security solutions. The addition of Provista to the portfolio will also significantly increase PCM’s UK footprint. Provista headquarters are located in Glasgow, Scotland along with two additional locations in Aberdeen, Scotland and Birmingham. Provista UK is also expected to contribute to PCM UK’s opportunity to extend its growth of the existing managed services and multi-lingual global service desk within the European region.

Founded in 2006, Provista UK offerings encompass all aspects of Cloud Networking, Cloud Video, Hyperconvergence, Security, Collaboration, Secure Wireless and IP LAN, WAN & Data Center Networks.

Provista also holds some of the highest certifications in the UK marketplace which further compliments the PCM UK offerings to include Cisco Gold, Avaya Saphire Partner, Cisco Meraki, and VMware Solutions Provider, amongst others.

“The acquisition of Provista UK is yet another key milestone for our new UK segment that will further enhance our capabilities and strengthen our position as a value added solutions provider in the UK marketplace,” added Frank Khulusi, Chairman and CEO of PCM, Inc. “I am pleased to welcome the team at Provista UK to the PCM family and look forward to continuing our growth and success in the UK market in the coming years,” continued Khulusi.

Jay Miley, President of PCM, Inc. added, “We are continuing to follow our global strategy to bring our leading North American solutions to the UK, and this acquisition further expands one of our largest vendor relationships through the acquisition of a UK Cisco Gold Partner.”

Donavan Hutchinson, Managing Director, UK & International for PCM UK commented, “I am extremely excited to advance the PCM UK portfolio and footprint with the addition of the respected team at Provista UK. With the combined investments that we have made organically, coupled with the acquisition of Provista UK and The Stack Group, we are positioned to accelerate our UK growth across all advanced solutions categories. I look forward to working with the Provista UK team as we jointly continue to take market share.”

Barry Oliver and Stuart Little, Directors for Provista UK commented, “Provista UK is delighted to be joining PCM UK, adding to PCM’s recent growth and investment in the UK. The combined business compliments both organizations as PCM gains Cisco Gold Partner status in the UK, backed with Provista UK’s portfolio of services and solutions. Provista UK expects to leverage PCM’s wider investment in the UK and access to complementary markets and solutions.”

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine