Solutions II Acquires Blue World Information Technology

Solutions II Acquires Blue World Information Technology

October 10, 2007 - Solutions-II, Inc., a nationwide, award winning IT consulting firm specializing in Green initiatives such as Virtualization/Consolidation, Server & Storage Management, and Business Continuance solutions primarily within the SMB marketplace has acquired the assets of Vancouver, British Columbia based Blue World Information Technology, (Blue World). The merged Company will focus on best of breed solutions in the areas of Security, Business Continuance, and initiatives around Server and Storage Virtualization/Consolidation.

Blue World, is a nationally recognized technology consultant and software integrator specializing in Enterprise security solutions. A recipient of IBM’s prestigious Beacon Award in 2006 for Best Managing Security Solution, Blue World has a proven track record and reputation for innovation through its use of Tivoli Security solutions, demonstrating scalability and repeatability of their solutions leading to excellent customer references.

The acquisition is designed to meet the growing customer needs for security and protection of their business critical data and compliance with federal, state and local regulations. The companies will be integrated immediately and will continue to do business as Solutions-II, Inc. Todd Bowling, President of Solutions-II continues to serve as president of the combined companies. Solutions-II, Inc. has offices in Denver, Salt Lake City, Seattle, San Antonio, Las Vegas and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. “Data security is at the forefront of every business. This merger provides Solutions-II the opportunity to assist our customers in protecting their intellectual property along with optimizing their resources,” said Todd Bowling, Solutions-II, President. “Blue World Information Technology is one of North America’s leading IBM partners in the area of enterprise security. Bringing these two organizations together is a natural blend that allows us to bring a stronger set of solutions to our customers.”

“This is an exciting time for Blue World, to be joining one of the leading partners in the nation,” said Michael Roy, President of Blue World. “The strength of the combined companies and the valued customer base of Solutions-II, Inc. provides the best foundation to unleash the full potential of Blue World's nationally recognized security practice."

“The combination of these two top IBM Business Partners will provide the market with a complete solution for pressing needs that businesses of all sizes face,” said Walter Casey, IBM VP World Wide Tivoli Sales “Both partners are experts in their fields and this acquisition will strengthen Solutions-II, Inc.’s vision of providing the solutions their customers are demanding while driving the costs of infrastructure down.”