2 San Antonio Managed IT Service Providers Merge Operations

ENTRUST Technology Consulting Services and Prism Technologies Group have announced a merger of business operations with the new company providing services under the name of ENTRUST Technology Consulting Services.

ENTRUST Technology Consulting Services and Prism Technologies Group, two of San Antonio’s largest Gold Microsoft Partners, are merging operations to form one of the largest managed IT services firms in San Antonio.

ENTRUST Technology Consulting Services and Prism Technologies Group announced today they have reached a definitive agreement to merge.“I am very excited to learn of this merger,” says Rhonda Klekar, Microsoft Corporation’s regional partner community manager for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. “I have worked with both of these companies and know them to be two of the best in the region.” Mitch Sowards, President of ENTRUST says, “ENTRUST and Prism are each vibrant, growing companies independently, but we are also extremely complementary. ENTRUST has a deep managed services infrastructure and hosting business; while Prism has a broad and diverse Microsoft services practice. Together each of our customer bases gain access to an expanded set of services.”

Bryan Guinn, CEO of Prism says, “This merger is a logical next step that creates substantial value for our customers. It will benefit customers through new services and expanded service capabilities. With ENTRUST’s amazing managed IT services offerings and Prism Technologies Group’s strong Microsoft practice this will allow us to help customers in a way we could not have done on our own. I’m excited about the opportunity to expand our footprint in the market with all the great talent the combined companies have. There isn’t a better time than now for this merger to happen and I am excited to be able to expand our service capabilities and offerings to customers to help them in this digital age.”

“However, it’s more than just business synergies”, says Sowards, “I am excited to bring both Bryan and the whole Prism team onboard. I know them to be top notch talent who mesh just about perfectly with the first rate ENTRUST team. I am really looking forward to having Bryan as one of my business partners.”

The closing is expected to occur before October 1st . Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. For more information on ENTRUST, contact Mitchell Sowards or visit www.ntrusts.com.

ENTRUST is a full-service information technology consulting firm in San Antonio with 25 years’ experience in the technology industry. ENTRUST is a Microsoft Gold Certified Data Center Partner and a Microsoft Small Business Specialist specializing in small- and medium-size businesses.

Prism Technologies Group has provided outsourced IT solutions to companies across the United States since 2003. They are a complete IT solution provider, specializing in collaboration for small and medium-sized businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. Prism Technologies Group is a Gold (Mid-market Solutions) and Silver (Cloud Productivity and others) certified Microsoft partner and holds certifications from other industry-leading companies, as well as the following awards: 2015, 2016 South Central Area SMB Influencer Partner of the Year by Microsoft’s United States Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB) Champions Club; and the 2013, 2014 Microsoft Community Connections Partner of the Year, United States SMB Central Region.

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