TelePacific acquires DSCI, enhances managed services portfolio, gains Northeast presence

TelePacific is acquiring Waltham, Mass.-based service provider DSCI, giving immediate presence in the Northeast U.S. and a broader set of managed service capabilities.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

By acquiring DSCI, TelePacific will gain two benefits: a large set of business customers in the Northeast and additional unified communications, managed IT and connectivity services.

With the addition of DSCI, TelePacific said it will have nearly 50 percent of its business in the managed services segment and a complete set of products, including over-the-top unified communications and managed IT services. 

Since managed services aren't constrained by physical location, the addition of DSCI to its fold gives TelePacific's multi-site customers the ability to take advantage of a broader set of capabilities.

After meeting customary closing conditions, including federal regulatory approvals, DSCI will operate under its own name as a TelePacific company. DSCI will and will also retain its senior management team as the services and products of the two combined companies are brought together. 

While DSCI is the first acquisition TelePacific has made since it purchased Texas-based TelWest in 2011, the provider is not shy about making deals that bolster its portfolio. In addition to TelWest, TelePacific made two other key deals: Telekenex, which gave the CLEC an instant presence in the San Francisco and Seattle markets, and OCiX, which helped it further its managed service vision with a 10,000-square foot SAS 70 Type II certified data center located in Santa Ana, Calif.

One of the common threads in these deals is that each of them provides a new capability for TelePacific or extends them into a new market. TelePacific will make itself more attractive to existing and potentially new customers within its territory that may want a single provider for sites in the Northeast.

For more:
- see the release

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