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Swift Acquire Dolphin and Aretel

Swift Managed Services are delighted to announce their recent acquisition of Dolphin Communication Solutions Ltd and Aretel Ltd.

In the last decade with the arrival of convergence and the merging of traditional IT and telecoms functions, the majority of businesses are now familiar with the concept of VoIP and unified communications (UC). Indeed more than 30% of small companies and 55% of mid-sized companies plan to deploy some form of unified communications in the next 12 months. However, there is still much confusion over what these technologies offer to modern day businesses and not all are aware of the real commercial benefits and how this technology can help them prosper and grow.

With the groups partnerships in place with Mitel and Microsoft; a true Unified Communications Solution is now available, using Hosted Microsoft Lync & Hosted Mitel without incurring the substantial initial outlay, normally associated with these solutions.

Mark Salvin (pictured), CEO of Swift Managed Services said: “The acquisition is a major development for Swift managed services, we are delighted to be bringing The Diverse Integration Group which consist of Aretel Limited and Dolphin Communication Solutions Ltd into our business. This addition significantly strengthens our unified communications offering and also adds some significant important businesses to our customer base. We are also delighted to be adding a strong engineering team, strong brands like Mitel, Siemens and Panasonic to product portfolio. Swift has a long history of providing quality service and with this acquisition we believe can offer our customers and partners a complete converged solutions.”

Omar Shafiq, COO of Swift Managed Services said: “Through this combination, we have created a unique strategic opportunity by combining both Dolphin Communication Solutions Ltd & Aretel Ltd multiple years of expertise and unparalleled content with Swift Managed Services expansive footprint and product delivery capabilities. We will remain focused on our customers and strengthen and build on our offerings to deliver even greater value.“

Over the next few months Swift Managed Services plans to integrate Aretel Ltd and Dolphin Communication Ltd fully into the business and roll out a comprehensive telephony service portfolio to complement its highly successful fully managed IT, Telecom, Internet and Cloud solutions.

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine