Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

September 21, 2011

Insight Enterprises Announces Acquisition of Ensynch

Insight Enterprises’ U.S. operating subsidiary has successfully completed the acquisition of Tempe-based Ensynch, a premier professional services firm with multiple Microsoft (News - Alert) Gold competencies and solutions across the complete IT stack.

The depth of knowledge and expertise of Ensynch will be a tremendous asset to Insight and will help elevate the company’s services offerings to the next level.

In a release, Ken Lamneck, president and CEO of Insight, said, "Through a dedicated focus on client service, the Ensynch team consistently ranks in the top two percent of Microsoft partners. Combining Ensynch's technical skills with Insight's sales engine will elevate our ability to provide clients with complete software solutions to drive their success. We are excited about adding Ensynch's industry-leading capabilities in Cloud, Identity Management and Virtualization to our existing offerings."

Insight and Ensynch, with this acquisition perfectly complement each other's relative strengths to form a business that delivers more robust and comprehensive IT solutions to customers. Their joint force will broaden and deepen service offerings that are most relevant in today's market.

As part of the acquisition, Ensynch president and CEO Gene Holmquist will join Insight as VP, Software Sales, while Ensynch COO Stan Lequin will join Insight as VP, National Professional Services.

"We are very pleased to be adding Ensynch's leadership team to Insight. Gene and Stan are well-respected IT veterans with proven leadership ability. They have helped build a company that has a complementary vision and culture to Insight's. Their addition will help provide our clients with the highest level of service and contribute to Insight's future success," added Lamneck.

In related news, Ensynch has been recognized by Microsoft as the 2011 Partner of the Year for the East Region and New York Metro Corporate Accounts.

Deepika Mala is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves

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