DCC Technology, a leading route-to-market and supply chain partner for global technology brands across consumer, business and enterprise, has acquired of Bconnected Ltd, a provider of Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions for an undisclosed amount. Based in Maynooth, Co. Kildare, the company reported revenues of €1.9m in its last financial year.
EMM services include managed services, monitoring access, data segregation on all IT devices (and operating systems), combining end-users’ needs with IT security measures and relevant software licensing. MDM services include general IT support, device staging, 3rd party application support, wipe and trace services, VIP handholding and out of hours support. The business will become part of DCC technology’s white label services business, Macro Evolution Services Ltd. (MacroEv)
MacroEv is DCC Technology’s technical support services business, providing a range of support services to the vendor and reseller channels on a white label basis. Services range from staging configuration to deployment, in-life and end-of-life support services, across a number of technologies. With Centres of Excellence in Dublin and Basingstoke, MacroEv provides high specification facilities and expertise to global vendors and the Exertis Group reseller channel. (see www.macroev.com )
Rod McCarthy, managing director Exertis Ireland and UK/I Services, said: “Bconnected is a respected and trusted partner for providing EMM and MDM services in Ireland. This acquisition will enable us to offer and develop a range of end-point management support services for resellers and vendors as well as a greater opportunity to expand these services into other geographies. The business, which will sit in our MacroEv business, has an experienced and highly technical specialist team who provide complex EMM and end-point management solutions, partnering with major global vendors including VMware, Samsung, MobileIron, Asavie, BlackBerry, Google, Netmotion, Microsoft and Apple amongst others.”
The experienced Bconnected management team of Richard McCabe, Glenn Staunton and Martin O’Toole will continue to lead the company reporting to McCarthy.
“We are highly excited to be part of the ever-expanding DCC technology family. This development provides a scalability which will transform Bconnected to become a global provider of unified endpoint management solutions and support services. We believe our services will complement and enable DCC Technology to provide new innovative services to their customer network", said Richard McCabe Bconnected, director.