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Sep 4 2013   3:24PM GMT

Manitoba Telecom Services acquires EPIC Information Solutions



Posted by: Nathan Simon
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Well this is brand new news to me, as it is news to many others! MTS has acquired the company I work for! This is great news for EPIC and me.

WINNIPEG, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (TSX: MBT), today announced it has acquired EPIC Information Solutions, a  Winnipeg-based company that provides IT infrastructure and managed services to approximately 700 businesses across Manitoba and  Saskatchewan. By acquiring EPIC, MTS expands its ability to offer  Manitoba businesses the most comprehensive suite of IP communications services in the province, including voice, data, wireless and now IT infrastructure services.

Here is a statement from my CEO below.

“This is an exciting opportunity for us and marks the beginning of a new chapter in our history,” said EPIC Information Solutions President and CEO David Reid. “We are excited to become part of the MTS family – another proud Manitoban company. With MTS’s investment, we’ll be able to grow our business faster, offer new solutions to our mutual customers, and provide new opportunities for our employees.”

EPIC will continue to operate as a separate, wholly-owned subsidiary of MTS.  Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

About EPIC Information Solutions
EPIC Information Solutions is a Winnipeg-based company established in 1995.  EPIC Information Solutions partners with only the best technology companies, and has built an outstanding Services Organization that delivers superior solutions to customers. HP, Microsoft, Vmware, Cisco, Brocade, Meru and Kaspersky represent the key technology partners that make up the foundation of EPIC Information Solutions. For more information on EPIC Information Solutions’ products and services, please visit www.epic.ca.

Read the official press release here.

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