PRESS RELEASE – WAYNE, Pa.—December 9, 2015—Evolve IP has signed a definitive agreement to Acquire A.P.T.,Inc. The acquisition is part of Evolve IP’s ongoing expansion and will provide the company with immediate access to several strategic vertical market cloud solutions; most notably for veterinary medicine and pharmaceuticals. Established in 1995, A.P.T., Inc. implements and manages a full range of enterprise-quality cloud computing services.
“Veterinary medical practices have found that the cloud allows them to better focus on delivering care instead of worrying about ongoing IT issues,” says Guy Fardone, President and Founding Partner of Evolve IP. “Similarly, with healthcare and drug development costs soaring, leveraging the cloud has become a proven method for pharmaceutical firms to be more efficient while decreasing costs. We’re very excited to bring these messages to a national market along with a stable of successful customer deployments.”
“We expect to close the transaction with A.P.T. in the immediate future and are looking forward to welcoming their associates and clients into the Evolve IP family,” says Thomas J. Gravina, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Evolve IP. “Peter Bergquist and his team have done a tremendous job developing cloud solutions for several vertical markets and we plan to grow them rapidly by leveraging the Evolve IP brand and our national presence.”
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to be joining Evolve IP and providing our customers and associates with even greater opportunities,” says Peter Bergquist, President of A.P.T., Inc. “Just like A.P.T., white-glove support and best-of-breed services are a hallmark of Evolve IP, and we’re looking forward to introducing their full suite of award-winning cloud services to our clients. We are also very excited to leverage Evolve IP’s national presence and infrastructure to further penetrate the pharmaceutical and veterinary medical markets.”
One of the nation’s fastest growing cloud companies, Evolve IP provides cloud services in virtually every industry including: healthcare, legal, insurance, pharmaceuticals, banking, technology, travel, veterinary medicine, and retail and to some of the world’s most recognizable brands. The company’s Evolve IP OneCloudTM solution allows organizations to migrate multiple cloud computing and cloud communications services onto a single, unified platform including: virtual data centers /servers, disaster recovery, virtual desktops, IP phone systems / unified communications, contact centers, and more.
ABOUT EVOLVE IP
Evolve IP is The Cloud Services Company™. Designed from the beginning to provide organizations with a unified option for cloud services, Evolve IP enables decision-makers to migrate all or select IT technologies to its award-winning cloud platform. Evolve IP’s combination of security, stability, scalability, and lower total cost of ownership is fundamentally superior to outdated legacy systems and other cloud offerings. Today, nearly 90,000 users across the globe depend daily on Evolve IP for cloud services like virtual servers, virtual desktops, disaster recovery, unified communications, contact centers, and more. Visit www.EvolveIP.net or http://blog.EvolveIP.net.