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Irish IT services firm EMIT acquires Softech

  • Acquisition will grow EMIT’s revenues by €2M over next three years
  • EMIT actively supporting over 3500 End Users
  • Further acquisitions planned

Dublin, 12 April 2017 – EMIT, a leading Irish IT services firm, today announces that it has acquired the manage services business and customer base of Irish IT service provider, Softech.  The deal will enable EMIT to grow its managed services business, and it is forecasting that the acquisition will add a further €2M in revenue over the next three years.

Founded in 2003 and based in Santry, Dublin, EMIT provides customers with IT solutions and Managed IT as a Service in four core business areas – Cloud Computing, Business Productivity, IT Security and Infrastructure. This acquisition will strengthen EMIT’s Managed Service proposition and capabilities. It will also see EMIT actively supporting a customer base of over 3500 End Users, including enterprise, SMB and public sector organisations.

Softech has been operating in Dublin since 1978. It provides a wide range of Infrastructure, Managed Services, Information Management, Cloud services and Business Intelligence solutions. Its management team assessed several potential acquirers before choosing EMIT, which was seen to have the strongest capabilities to manage its customer base. The acquisition cost is undisclosed.

Eamon Moore, founder and managing director of EMIT, said, “We have been looking closely at several acquisition opportunities for some time. We believe that Softech is the perfect fit for our business right now, particularly with its successful pedigree in delivering high quality IT services and solutions. We welcome their knowledge and experience, and will integrate their offerings, team members and customers seamlessly into our business.”

“EMIT has very ambitious business development goals and will actively seek further growth, both organically and through further acquisitions.”

Aidan Bailey, Softech, said, “After meeting and assessing several companies, I am fully confident that EMIT is the best IT partner to look after the needs of our valued customer base. I pass on the business to EMIT knowing that it will meet the same very high standards of professional service that our customers have experienced during their time with Softech.”

EMIT is a leading partner of both Dell and Microsoft in Ireland. In 2016, it won Microsoft’s Global Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions Partner of the Year, as well as Microsoft Ireland SMB Cloud Partner of the Year.

About EMIT

EMIT is an award winning business productivity and technology company with thirteen years’ experience in delivering professional IT services to the Irish market. As a lead partner for both Microsoft and Dell in Ireland we provide customers with IT solutions and Managed IT as a Service across four core business pillars – Business Productivity, Cloud Computing, IT Security and Infrastructure. As a Microsoft Cloud Gold Partner, EMIT positions itself as an end to end provider of Microsoft Cloud solutions transforming business through technology. These include Office 365, Azure, Enterprise Mobility & Security, SharePoint, Dynamics 365 & PowerBI. For more information http://www.emitsolutions.ie

About Softech

Softech Limited established in 1978 to provide IT products and services to Irish business and educational organisations for the implementation of business applications and networking infrastructure systems. In later years Softech successfully diversified into Managed Services, Document Management and the development of Business Process Applications.