4Point Announces Acquisition of Vantage IT
Managed Services and Microsoft Cloud experience strengthen 4Point’s Adobe solutions
Ottawa, JULY 23rd, 2018:
4Point today announced the acquisition of Vantage IT Corporation – a Microsoft Silver Cloud Partner focused on Managed Services, IT Security and Cloud Solutions.
In addition, 4Point announces the appointment of Jeff Wilkie as 4Point’s vice president of sales and Wayne Barrow as cloud solutions architect. Wilkie will report to 4Point president and CEO Barrie Ellis and will be responsible for 4Point’s Global Sales Organization. Barrow will report to Andrew Moir 4Point’s vice president of services.
Wilkie is a founder of Vantage IT and has over 30 years of sales experience in the software, services and information technology market. He has provided executive sales leadership to organizations such as GE Capital, Qunara (Manitoba Tel), OnX Enterprise Solutions and TUC Brand (now CareWorx) positioning products, services and business solutions to both the public and private sector. Over the past 10 years Wilkie has lead organizations focused on managed and professional services as well as cloud solutions that have provided high value to enterprise organizations.
Barrow is a founder of Vantage IT with over 30 years’ experience in helping organizations address their technology needs. He has worked with both corporate and government organizations and his focus for the past 10 years has been supporting organizations through managed services and Microsoft Cloud solutions.
“Vantage is a highly respected Microsoft cloud partner. Their experience in architecting and delivering solutions for Azure, Office 365 and their proven ability to provide managed services makes them an excellent addition to 4Point” said Barrie Ellis, president and CEO, 4Point. “With our recent Specialization in Adobe Experience Manager Sites Run & Operate and with Adobe’s partnership with Microsoft, this acquisition will allow 4Point to expand our services and solutions into new areas and industries. The Vantage team will be crucial in helping our customers understand, deploy and manage these new solutions.”
Mr. Ellis continued, “And we look forward to continuing to support and serve all of the Vantage customers. We are committed to ensuring that they receive the high level of service and attention that they have come to expect from the Vantage team. They will receive that same high level of service from the combined 4Point/Vantage team.”
“I am tremendously excited by the opportunity that the combined 4Point and Vantage teams have and how this will expand our solution offerings and really help our customers to leverage the Adobe and Microsoft products so that they can provide the best digital experience possible” said Mr. Wilkie. “I’m looking forward to meeting with both the Vantage and 4Point customers and partners to share with them our plans for the next stage of 4Point’s growth”.
4Point is an Adobe Premier Solution Partner focused on system integration, solution development, digital marketing and technical support services. With a flexible, collaborative approach, we help clients meet their business needs and successfully overcome the challenges of digital transformation.
Since 2003, 4Point has been committed to bridging the gap between the business needs of our clients and the capabilities of their business systems. Our innovative solutions make it possible for enterprises throughout the U.S. and Canada — in all sectors and industries — to deliver engaging digital experiences to their customers.
For more information, visit www.4point.com
About Vantage IT
Vantage IT provides the information technology services that modern organizations of all sizes need to remain secure, profitable, responsive and productive. The Vantage approach is to understand your business and technology challenges which allows for recommendations that address your specific needs. Vantage IT services include: Technology help desk and monitoring services; design, implementation and support of cloud-based solutions and services; turn-key and ad-hoc technology security services, including risk management, compliance audits and remediation, monitoring, and incident response.
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