Data Center Services Provider Datalink Buys Incentra Reseller Business Unit for
According to its Thursday announcement, Datalink acquired Incentra technology, consulting and first call support services areas of business, representing as much as $100 million in annualized revenue, according to estimates, and approximately 2,000 enterprise customer relationships throughout the US.the addition of Incentra, Datalink is positioned to enter 2010 with an anticipated annual revenue run rate of more than $275 million driven by over 300 employees, Datalink president and chief executive officer Paul Lidsky said in a statement. expanded footprint and portfolio enables us to provide customers with the most complete data center solutions while at the same time fueling accelerated revenue growth.Subscribe to WHIR Newsletters Get Our Exclusive Report on "The Hosting Infrastructure Ecosystem".Incentra CEO Shawn O who is joining Datalink as executive vice president of strategy and operations, said Incentra robust services offering and expanded portfolio with Datalink unparalleled strength in storage and data center virtualization is an ideal match. advanced certifications in network and server technologies around the leading manufacturers while strengthening our storage partnerships establishes Datalink as the premier IT solutions provider in the US, he said in a statement.Datalink anticipates the transaction will become accretive to net income within the first 12 months. The company plans to complete integration of the Incentra business within 90 days. It expects cost synergies, however, to take effect this month, and most impacting the bottom line by January 2010.