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Convergint Technologies acquires Montreal-based integrator

Convergint Technologies this week announced the acquisition of Altel, a Montreal-based systems integrator.


August 29, 2018
By SP&T Staff
SP&T Staff

“Altel brings us strong integration capabilities and deeply experienced colleagues,” said Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies, in a statement. “They will further enhance our reach and service offering, enabling us to continue on our goal of being our customers’ best service provider. We are excited to welcome the Altel team into the Convergint Technologies family.”

Convergint said the acquisition expands its presence in Quebec. Altel also operates offices in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver.

Altel was founded in 1989 by Ricky Dumas, Jacques Leclair, and Yves Paquin. Its client list includes customers in government, pharmaceutical, financial and educational markets. All 54 Altel employees have joined Convergint, according to the company.

“Joining Convergint presents many new growth opportunities for Altel and its colleagues,” said Dumas, president of Altel. “Altel and Convergint are both very passionate about the values we believe in, with service to our customers being paramount. Combining our forces with Convergint will enable us to expand our offerings to our customers and deepen our service capabilities.”