Strategic Products and Services (SPS) andConsultedge, Inc. announce they have successfully completed due diligence reviews, signed purchase agreements and completed all necessary transactions required to successfully merge the two companies. The combined companies will operate as Strategic Products and Services (SPS).

SPS and Consultedge, both Platinum certified Avaya Global Connect channel partners, specialize in the design, installation and support of converged communication solutions, advanced IP telephony applications, unified communications, network infrastructure and mobility solutions. The combined companies will continue to enhance their application and support offers to serve the growing needs of clients globally.

"Becoming part of SPS enables us to better serve our valued clients with integrated solutions, specialized engineering resources and around the clock support," said Neal Stanton, former Consultedge president and CEO. "We are proud to be part of SPS and look forward to offering our clients a broader set of skills and competencies to support their evolving business communications needs."

Both SPS and Consultedge have strong market presence, customer relationships, technical and service capabilities. The merged companies strengthen the value offered to new and existing customers.

"The investments we have made in infrastructure, engineering resources and overall talent allow us to be nimble and respond quickly to technology enhancements and changes within the industry," said John Poole, SPS president. "Merging Consultedge onto the SPS infrastructure with access to our Network Operations Center and engineering team is a win-win, especially for customers. The former Consultedge team can now offer more comprehensive solutions on a global scale, and SPS continues to strengthen our team and competencies."