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Network Data Systems Merges with Network Custom Solutions & Support

Network Data Systems, a Cisco Gold and Certified HCS Partner, specializing in high quality, high value IT infrastructure solutions including consulting, transformation and managed service, announced that it is merging Network Custom Solutions & Support, a Cisco partner with industry experts having more than 30 years experience optimizing and managing critical data and voice enterprise networks in the Ohio area, into a combined organization. The union supports the rapid growth both companies have experienced.

“We are excited to join the NDS and the NCSS organizations under one roof,” said Mike Doyle, President and COO of Network Data Systems. “We have known each other for many years and our organizations have very similar employee and customer philosophies. NCSS has a fantastic reputation as a subject matter expert in wireless with strong network infrastructure expertise. With our melding, clients will be better able to leverage incredibly deep wireless expertise and NDS’ mature cloud, private cloud and premise communication and data center service offerings.”

"NCSS is very excited about the merger with NDS. This will allow us the ability to provide to our customers expanded capabilities in this rapidly changing industry," said Ray Kilgore President and CEO of NCSS. “We have partnered on very successful projects with NDS over the years. We believe that with NDS's leadership and best in class service delivery capabilities, we will have what our clients are looking for.” “In addition,” Bob Geyer, Vice President of NCSS stated, "The familiarity with each other's companies over the years will make this merger seamless. I am very excited for our customers and employees."

About NDS

Network Data Systems, some say, is the industry’s best kept secret, a world-class specialist in providing IT infrastructure professional and managed services. Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, IL, NDS is trusted to serve some of the nation’s largest, most complex corporations and government agencies.

About NCSS

Network Custom Solutions & Support (NCSS), a Cisco Premier Partner, are industry experts that have more than 30 years experience optimizing and managing critical data and voice enterprise networks. Our Services Team has had the responsibility for designing, staging and implementing many Cisco Enterprise, Higher Education and Small Business networks consisting of Data, Voice and Wireless.

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