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Office Equipment Supplier Buys MSP

Maybe it’s time for me to eat some crow. Generally speaking, I don’t think the office equipment market and the managed services provider (MSP) industry are converging all that much. But Business Complete Solutions (BCS) and StarPoint Advantage are out to prove me wrong.

Indeed, BCS has acquired StarPoint, the two companies have confirmed. BCS claims to be San Diego’s largest independently owned supplier of office equipment, document management systems, managed print, and managed IT services. In contrast, StarPoint specializes on managed and cloud services and works within the San Diego region as well.

About the BCS, StarPoint

BCS, which launched in 2002, serves more than 2,500 customers and is an authorized full-line Konica-Minolta, Toshiba, Muratec, KIP, Oki Data, and HP office equipment dealer. StarPoint, launched in 2008, seems to have bet its entire business on managed services.

ChannelE2E is checking in with BCS CEO Keith Justus and StarPoint CEO David Davis for more details about the deal.

This is the latest in a growing list of M&A transactions involving VARs, MSPs and cloud services providers in recent weeks. The dealings have included:

We’ll be sure to update this article if/when we receive more details about the BCS-StarPoint Deal



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