Converge Technology Solutions Acquires Datatrend Technologies

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Converge Technology Solutions Acquires Datatrend Technologies

10/04/2019

Converge Technology Solutions Corp. announced that it has acquired Datatrend Technologies, Inc., a technology solutions provider headquartered in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Datatrend brings its customers and highly skilled teams made up of experienced technology experts, business consultants, and industry thought leaders to Converge's fast growing platform.

Charlie Cox, CEO of Datatrend, will continue to lead the business alongside the existing Datatrend management team. Working with Charlie and his team, Converge will look to introduce its Software Enabled Hybrid IT solutions including identity-based enterprise blockchain, cognitive, cybersecurity, resiliency managed services and multi-cloud solutions to existing and new Datatrend customers while leveraging the Datatrend Hybrid IT solutions including Next Gen data center, Hybrid Cloud, infrastructure, multi-site IT Deployments and ISV/OEM solutions to Converge clients across North America. 

For over 32 years, Datatrend has delivered technology infrastructure solutions from the data center to the edge of the network in order to help businesses with their digital transformation journey and drive impactful business results. Datatrend provides consulting, planning, designing, implementation, integration, project management and staffing for next generation data centers, multi-cloud environment, cabling and wireless solutions for multi-site rollouts and the Internet of Things, as well as for ISVs, OEMs, and service providers.

Additionally, the Company is pleased to announce the following organizational changes as the Company plans for its Phase 3 consolidation of back-office operations and standardization of tools and processes.   Cory Reid will lead this initiative as Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) and oversee all of Finance, Operations, and HR, while concurrently leading integration initiatives for new acquisitions. Don Cuthbertson, co-founder of Converge, will continue to set technical direction for the Company and its cloud team as Chief Technology Officer (“CTO”).  Don will also continue in his role as President of Canada while being at the forefront of new business models presented by Converge’s enterprise blockchain initiatives around identity.

Datatrend marks the tenth transaction completed by Converge since October 2017.  Converge’s family of companies also includes Corus Group, LLC; Northern Micro, Inc.; 10084182 Canada Inc. operating as Becker-Carroll; Key Information Systems, Inc.; BlueChip Tek, Inc.; Lighthouse Computer Systems, Inc.; Software Information Systems LLC; Nordisk Systems, Inc.; and Essex Technology Group, Inc.