OneNeck IT Services Acquires Virtual ESI.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 2, 2003
OneNeck IT Services Corp., a premier provider of IT outsourcing (1) Contracting with outside consultants, software houses or service bureaus to perform systems analysis, programming and datacenter operations. Contrast with insourcing. See netsourcing, ASP, SSP and facilities management. services to mid-market enterprises, today announced it has acquired the assets of Virtual ESI (Edge Side Includes) A markup language for Web pages that enables elements of a Web page to be dynamically assembled in servers distributed throughout the Internet. Corp., a J.D. Edwards (J.D. Edwards & Company, Denver, CO, www.jdedwards.com) A developer of multinational, integrated enterprise software for distribution, finance, human resources, manufacturing and supply chain management. outsourcing and consulting business. The acquisition strengthens OneNeck's position as a leader in the J.D. Edwards Managed Application Solutions (MAS) space, offering flexible outsourcing alternatives for complex infrastructure environments.
Through the acquisition, OneNeck will add significant J.D. Edwards competencies to their business and add an operations center The facility or location on an installation, base, or facility used by the commander to command, control, and coordinate all crisis activities. See also base defense operations center; command center. in the eastern United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . Both OneNeck and Virtual ESI's customers will benefit from the enhanced range of skills offered through the experience of the combined staff.
"This acquisition is driven by OneNeck's strategy of being the dominant provider of services for each application we support in our target market," said Chuck Vermillion, chief executive officer for OneNeck. "Not only are Virtual ESI's service offerings quite similar to OneNeck's, but we also hold the same customer-focused values and supporting corporate cultures."
The niches Virtual ESI has created within the Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Services (AECS AECS Atomic Energy Commission (Syria)
AECS Associació d'Estudiants de Ciències de la Salut (Catalan Health Sciences Students Association; Catalonia, Spain)
AECS Atomic Energy Central School ), Manufacturing, Government and Life Sciences industries align strategically with OneNeck's mid-size enterprise customer portfolio. For Virtual ESI, uniting with OneNeck will provide operational experience and support enabling continued growth.
"We are excited about our combined future together with OneNeck," said Virtual ESI Senior Vice President and General Manager Paul Rowinski. "During our evaluation of prospective buyers, it became apparent that Virtual ESI's complete suite of services and OneNeck's proven outsourcing solutions model would be an excellent fit. Together, we will truly offer an incomparable (mathematics) incomparable - Two elements a, b of a set are incomparable under some relation <= if neither a <= b, nor b <= a. outsourcing model to J.D. Edwards' customers."
Ted Fischer, OneNeck vice president, added, "This acquisition demonstrates OneNeck's commitment to the J.D. Edwards market and the importance of this space to our business. Virtual ESI has a terrific reputation within the industry and with their customers. This reputation is a result of the experience and dedication of their entire team. Together, we will provide J.D. Edwards customers with the most robust set of solutions in the marketplace."
About Virtual ESI:
Virtual ESI is a leading Application Service Provider (ASP) specializing in the Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Services (AECS), Manufacturing, Life Sciences and Government industries. Virtual ESI also has experience in the agriculture industry and was the first domestic ASP to host a fully integrated J.D. Edwards Advanced Planning System See spreadsheet and financial planning system. solution or active supply chain product. Virtual ESI offers a turnkey solution that includes application hosting, managed services An umbrella term for third-party monitoring and maintaining of computers, networks and software. The actual equipment may be inhouse or at the third-party's facilities, but the "managed" implies an ongoing effort; for example, making sure the equipment is running at a certain quality , development, consulting, training, implementation, integration, and help desk services.
OneNeck IT Services is a premier IT outsourcing solutions provider specializing in managing information systems for mid-size enterprises. The company provides a wide variety of IT solutions, including outsourcing, implementation and integration. OneNeck's services include application and database management, data center management, 24 x 7 customer support, disaster recovery, network management services, and application development and functional support. OneNeck currently provides outsourcing and consulting services Noun 1. consulting service - service provided by a professional advisor (e.g., a lawyer or doctor or CPA etc.)
service - work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services" to more than 10,000 users worldwide and recently recorded their 23rd straight quarter of profitability. For additional information, visit the OneNeck IT Services home page at www.OneNeck.com.