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Distributor Global Convergence Inc. (GCI) said this week it has purchased the operating assets of NXO Americas.
NXO Americas is the North American subsidiary of systems integrator NextiraOne Europe. It has particular expertise with the Alcatel-Lucent portfolio.
GCI and NXO Americas have partnered for a number of years. As a result of the acquisition, the Florida-based IT services distributor said its solution providers now have more sales opportunities. Channel partners even may white-label some services.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
So far this year, GCI had added operations in EMEA and moved its headquarters in the United States to new, larger facilities.