Zumasys Acquires Assets of Choice Computing
Zumasys announced today that it has acquired the assets of Choice Computing, a software development firm based in Ithaca, New York. Together, the companies will offer scalable ERP systems for metal distributors, custom software development and application hosting services to customers across North America.
The combined entity will provide bi-coastal support for Zumasys' hosted "Cloud" customers and increased development resources to MetalTrack, a leading software package for metal distributors owned by Choice Computing. Additionally Zumasys will offer Web, Windows & Mobile software applications to businesses including those running MetalTrack.
As part of the transaction, Ray Gasser will join Zumasys as Vice President and manage a new support center for the company based in Ithaca, New York. Additionally, Frank Petillo will join Zumasys as a Senior Systems Engineer based in Manahawkin, New Jersey. Zumasys will also be using the expertise of Maria Gasser, one of the principals of Choice Computing and a Lead Software Developer.
"In a period where the emphasis is on cost savings, Zumasys continues to invest in customer service. This East Coast facility is part of our continued strategy to offer national technology services combined with local touch," said Paul Giobbi, President of Zumasys. "Choice Computing has a reputation for providing excellent support and for making software that is tailored to the needs of its customers and we look forward to building on that important legacy."
"We feel honored to join the talented and devoted group of technology professionals at Zumasys," said Ray Gasser, President of Choice Computing. "Choice Computing has spent 30 years building strong relationships with customers. Many already have used Zumasys' services and been as impressed by them as we have. We look forward to building on our past relationship with Zumasys and getting to know and support our new customers."