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Diversified Acquisition of MCW

Diversified acquisition of MCW capabilities as global technology integrator with addition of security solutions and stronger footprint in Mid-Atlantic.

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Diversified, a global technology provider delivering solutions and managed services and winner of 2016’s CI Integrator of the Year, announces the acquisition of Ashburn, VA-based MCW. According to a joint press release, the Diversified acquisition strategically expands service offerings with the addition of an established electronic security business across the U.S. and Europe.

“MCW has a strong presence in the Mid-Atlantic region with a growing client-base in multiple markets,” the release notes. “The expanded offerings and combined capabilities will provide clients with an unprecedented level of support and an enhanced customer experience.”

Diversified Chairman and CEO Fred D’Alessandro says, “As Diversified grows, we continue to seek out innovative companies that can help us transform the client experience.”

“MCW’s capabilities in all areas of integrated technology, particularly electronic security and surveillance, are a natural extension of our existing portfolio, and will enable us to deliver a broader set of solutions to meet our customers’ current and future needs.”

The Diversified acquisition of MCW expands the total workforce to around 1,500 employees.

Michael Burnstein, CEO and Co-founder of MCW, commented, “I am looking forward to being able to offer our clients the collective experience of both companies and deliver more robust technology solutions. We truly believe that Diversified’s nationwide presence, combined with MCW’s strong footprint in the Mid-Atlantic and overseas, will make a positive difference in our ability to serve our customers and employees, alike.”

More from the press release on the Diversified acquisition of MCW:

“It was clear from the beginning that Diversified and MCW share a common vision for the future of integrated technology services,” said Ghattas Hajjo, MCW’s President and Co-founder. “We are proud of what our team has built and very excited for the opportunity to expand that vision across the globe.”

[The acquisition] complements an existing complete customer solution platform that encompasses business consulting, presentation technologies, unified communications, dynamic signage, live events, security, command and control, broadcast, medical, and comprehensive IT solutions.

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