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Tech firms unite to create €50m IT service operation

Tech firms unite to create €50m IT service operation
March 13
09:00 2017

Two Irish tech companies are joining forces to create a new €50m IT service operation. PlanNet21 Communications and Agile Networks have announced their plans to provide customers with a complete end-to-end portfolio of solutions including security, networks, wireless, unified communications and server storage. The move will be accompanied by a full-service offering ranging from Solution Design to full Managed Service.

Over 110 staff will be employed with over 60% of roles in technical engineering. Annual turnover is expected to be €50 million. Both PlanNet Communications and Agile Networks brands will retain their individual brand names but plan to use their partnership to “pursue significant business opportunities”.

“We are delighted to be joining with PlanNet21 Communications. It provides us with the best of both worlds. We retain our identity and will continue to work with our existing customers, but it also allows us to collaborate and pursue major IT opportunities at home and abroad. This is a very exciting developing for the entire Agile Networks team,” Darragh Richardson, Agile Networks Managing Director said.

Peter Carroll, CEO, PlanNet21 Communications said: “The combination of Agile Networks and PlanNet21 Communications provides best of breed products and services for our customers. The alliance brings together some of the best architectural and technical talent in the country and couples it with accreditations from all the leading technology vendors worldwide, thus allowing us to deliver solutions for any business requirement.”

PlanNet21 are a Cisco Gold Partner and leading provider of critical infrastructure technologies. They plan, build, support and manage ICT for both local and multinational companies. Agile Networks design, build and support networks for some of the country’s leading businesses. The company supports over 2.3 million end users across 4,900 sites for 100 major customers every day.

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