Diversified Acquires Dubai-Based TSL FZ, Continues Worldwide Expansion in Middle East

Latest acquisition by CI’s 2016 Integrator of the Year will enhances Diversified’s international presence following June acquisition of Digitavia.

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Diversified Acquires Dubai-Based TSL FZ, Continues Worldwide Expansion in Middle East

Diversified continues its worldwide expansion with an office in the Middle East.

Less than three weeks after announcing its plans to acquire Digitavia and establish an official presence in Europe, Diversified announced today it will have a Middle East office through the acquisition of TSL FZ in Dubai Studio City.

“We are thrilled by the tremendous opportunity for growth in the region,” said Diversified founder and CEO Fred D’Alessandro in the joint announcement.

“Our clients are experiencing rapid growth and demanding unique and innovative solutions as IP, AI and IoT technologies apply t o every aspect of their businesses.

“Our aim is to have a world-class Middle East team, working with the most diverse, advanced and experienced engineering team across the globe to better serve our client’s growing demands,” he said.

TSL FZ CTO Suhail Ahmed said company officials are “very excited at the prospect of joining Diversified” in the joint announcement.

“We share the same engineering-centric approach to every solution. With Diversified’s scale and wide range of services and support, we can build upon our longstanding client relationships. Leveraging the experience and best practices gained from proven solutions across multiple industries will add value to every customer engagement,” said Ahmed.

“Diversified’s financial strength will enable us to grow the regional operations and provide our full portfolio of technology solutions sets,” added Kevin Collins, Diversified president and COO.

“We expect the growth in EMEA to continue at a rapid pace and we will be well positioned to serve the region with our multiple technology specializations.”

The acquisition will expand Diversified’s global reach from its APAC hub in South Korea to an EMEA hub in the United Kingdom with offices in London, Ireland and Dubai.

All 10 divisional specialties and solution sets will be offered with emphasis on media and entertainment, digital signage and managed services, advanced visual environments and display as well as intelligent technology solutions around IT networks network security and data centers.