Extreme Technologies, Inc Announces Merging of Operations of Discount Communications Company

Trenton, New Jersey (PressExposure) January 19, 2009 -- Houston-based Extreme Technologies, Inc. (ETI) announced today that is has merged and integrated the telephony and data/voice/audio cabling service line operations of Discount Communications Company. ETI offers comprehensive IT services and operations through the company’s IT Service and Support, Strategy Consulting and Staffing Solutions divisions. The transaction, whereby ETI acquired substantially all of the assets of Discount Communications, adds Discount Communications’ cabling and telephony services to ETI’s IT Service and Support division.

Upon on the completion of the transaction ETI Chief Executive Lisa Guidry said, “Discount Communications and ETI are a perfect fit for each other. In pursuing this endeavor, we recognized the opportunity to address an important, additive business segment for ETI, and to do so with a group that shares our core values and focus on delivering the highest levels of service and value to our clients with every opportunity. I am extremely excited to offer our combined, high-impact service lines to our mutual client base.”

Discount Communications owner Daniel Ballew stated, “Discount Communications has grown a great client base. The combination with ETI represents an amazing opportunity to add value to those client relationships through ETI’s broad, best-of-breed service offerings.” Mr. Ballew will remain with ETI, heading up the company’s cabling and telephony operations.

With the addition of Discount Communications, ETI’s IT Service and Support division provides on demand IT services for clients including Help Desk, application and onsite support, ongoing network and IT environment management and monitoring, emergency response and disaster recovery, and now full spectrum cable installation and telephone projects.

“Regardless of economic climate, there is always opportunity for a trusted partner,” said ETI Chief Operating Officer, Mark Stryker. “ETI earns its trusted relationships every day, and the Discount Communications service lines offer yet another way for ETI to be the one-call value solution for our clients.”

More information regarding ETI’s expertise and range of services, including the Discount Communications service lines, can be found at the company’s website http://www.extreme-technologies.com

Media Contact: Susan Hertlein, shertlein@extreme-technologies.com, (281) 293-7800

Press Release Submitted On: January 19, 2009 at 12:34 am
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