February 3, 2022
Xerox is buying Powerland, an IT services provider with offices in western Canada. The acquisition aims to strengthen Xerox’s IT service offerings – cloud, cybersecurity, end-user computing and managed services – in North America.
Xerox’s Martin Bachant
Martin Bachant is president of Xerox Canada.
“Today, the ability to quickly adapt to change and remain competitive requires a strong IT partner,” Bachant said. “Combining the talented teams of Powerland and Xerox IT services provides a greater value proposition for customers with support, information security expertise and technology solutions from major IT manufacturers. We manage our customers’ technology so they can manage their business.”
SMBs are increasing their investments in key IT solutions such as cloud infrastructure, managed IT services, collaboration solutions and cybersecurity. Xerox said the addition of Powerland will enable it to expand reach in North America and offer more value to customers throughout Canada.
Commitment to Expansion
Powerland’s Curtis Dery
Curtis Dery is executive vice president of Powerland.
“We are thrilled to join a world-class innovator like Xerox and look forward to enhancing business outcomes and technology transformations for our clients across Canada,” Dery said.
This acquisition continues Xerox’s commitment to expand its IT services business. Xerox acquired both ITEC Connect, a U.K. IT services firm, and Digitex, a services provider in Canada, two years ago. The company bought Competitive Computing (C2), a Vermont-based IT services company, in October.
Researchers at Techaisle say the global IT services market is worth than $680 billion annually.
Powerland serves customers throughout Canada and provides a wide array of technology solutions and services based on individual business needs. The company recently earned 2021 industry accolades including Nvidia Partner of the Year, Dell Marketing Partner of the Year North America, HPE Service Partner of the Year and Tech Data Circle of Excellence.
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