Leading office equipment provider expands technology offerings to include IT and networking services
Cincinnati, OH (March 31, 2017) – Modern Office Methods (MOM), a leader in managed print services and document strategy throughout southern and central Ohio, announced the acquisition of Full Service Networking (FSN), a Cincinnati-based managed information technology company. The acquisition expands MOM’s focus on total document solutions with complementary capabilities in network performance, data security and cloud services.
“Full Service Networking has built a solid reputation on its comprehensive approach to IT solutions, and we’re excited to integrate this parallel expertise and become a full-service provider of technology solutions for our customers,” said Kevin McCarthy, president and CEO of MOM. “MOM got its start as an office equipment reseller nearly 60 years ago and has steadily grown by innovating with changing technology. Our acquisition of FSN marks a significant milestone in our growth and evolution as it enables us to address the comprehensive opportunities and threats that businesses confront as a result of technological advances.”
“With the increasing risk of security vulnerabilities surrounding office technology, FSN’s technical know-how is a big advantage for us,” added Steve Bandy, MOM’s senior vice president. “While MOM will continue to optimize the document outputs of our clients’ copiers, scanners and printers, the addition of FSN allows us to present clients with a more holistic approach, addressing all aspects of office technology.”
FSN will continue to operate as a separate entity, maintaining its current operations, office locations and roster of team members while becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOM.
Rick Maxwell, FSN’s president, approached MOM about the possibility of an acquisition that would facilitate the collective leveraging of industry knowledge, resources and partner relationships while broadening the value proposition for the businesses’ clients. As a member of the McCarthy family and the former president and a 20-year associate of MOM, Maxwell had it on good authority that the integration of cultures, expertise and teams would create opportunities all around.
“I’m thrilled to be working alongside family once again,” Maxwell shared. “We’ve been growing separate, yet similar, businesses side-by-side for quite some time, and being able to combine and leverage our knowledge and resources while growing FSN’s geographic footprint paints a very promising future.”
About Modern Office Methods: Modern Office Methods (MOM) offers a full suite of office automation products, integrating managed print services and various state-of-the-art technologies that enable its clients to reduce costs and improve productivity. MOM’s complete product lines from Ricoh/Lanier, Canon, Samsung and HP enable it to offer clients the convenience of one-stop shopping for their office equipment and support needs. With offices in Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus and Zanesville, Ohio, MOM has been enhancing its clients’ effectiveness and productivity for nearly 60 years. www.momnet.com
About Full Service Networking: Full Service Networking (FSN) is a leading technology company specializing in managed and co-managed IT services. Founded in 1987, FSN offers outsourced services that ensure clients’ uptime network performance, data security, business continuity and overall office productivity. FSN services are supported by relationships and certifications with the world’s leading technology companies, including Microsoft, VMware, Veeam, HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and SonicWALL.
FSN collaborates with hundreds of organizations to select and implement technology investments that increase productivity. Regular system monitoring, backups, upgrades and preventative maintenance by FSN eliminate downtime, increase security and reliability, while reducing network support costs. A 99.5% uptime performance guarantee of hosted network infrastructure reflects the company’s commitment to being a trusted business partner. Headquartered in Cincinnati, FSN serves small and medium-sized businesses, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations. www.fullservice.net