Acquisition complements DecisionPoint’s service & solution portfolio, extends the Professional Services team and provides added support across Northern and Southern California
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DecisionPoint™ Systems, Inc. (Other OTCBB DPSI), a leading provider and integrator of enterprise mobility and wireless applications solutions, announced today that it has acquired Royce Digital Systems, (Royce) a privately held company with corporate headquarters in Irvine, CA. DecisionPoint has acquired Royce to better serve customers, deepen its expertise in other vertical markets, specifically healthcare, and provide a stronger regional presence across California to better service customers in that area.
Today’s acquisition will add additional expertise to DecisionPoint’s mobile and wireless offerings to include Royce’s expertise in printers, consumables and infectious control offerings; and, these broader service offerings will also open the door to subscription-based recurring services revenue opportunities for the future. The strong professional services organizations from both companies will provide customers with unprecedented installation, deployment and break-fix support, and broaden DecisionPoint’s vertical focus to include healthcare in addition to retail, logistics and other traditional enterprise mobility markets.
In addition, acquiring Royce supports the strategy of one of DecisionPoint’s primary OEM’s, Zebra Technologies as the company continues to increase its focus on supporting and selling into the healthcare industry.
Founded 30 years ago, Royce is an acknowledged industry leader, providing innovative enterprise print and mobility technologies. As a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) and Systems Integrator providing IT solutions, patient identification, mobility, mission critical printing solutions, deployment services and on-site maintenance to the healthcare industry, Royce has had a major impact on the industry including providing support services to some of the largest healthcare providers in the world.
“We are pleased to add Royce’s customers, employees and expertise to our existing portfolio and offerings,” said Steve Smith, chief executive officer, DecisionPoint Systems. “The addition of Royce’s service and support experience in the multivendor healthcare market further demonstrates our commitment to strengthening our expertise across different verticals, expanding our professional services team and developing our presence on the U.S. West Coast. Royce has a strong DNA in healthcare, supporting nearly 1000 customers, which has earned them industry-wide ‘trusted advisor’ status. We look forward to serving their business needs for years to come.”
"The past 30 years have been extremely enjoyable and rewarding building a company that provides both exceptionable IT Enterprise Printer solutions and a diverse range of Professional Services" said Vicki Mewmaw, founder and chief executive officer, Royce Digital Systems. "Personally, I am excited about the prospects of joining forces with DecisionPoint Systems which will enable Royce to bolster its market reach and industry presence."
“Since 1988, Royce has had a clear strategy of providing integrated and innovative solutions for the healthcare industry,” said Anthony Chiodini, vice president of sales for, Royce Digital Systems. “Although Royce and DecisionPoint have focused on different disciplines over the last three decades, we certainly complement one another. We both share a common philosophy to help businesses run better and thrive, by providing enterprise solutions that customers can rely on to drive efficiencies, increase margins and deliver exceptional experiences.”
DecisionPoint will fully integrate Royce into its organization over the upcoming months, ensuring cross-pollination of offerings, people and support. Over the years, DecisionPoint has served all verticals, realizing particular success in retailers’ in-store and logistics operations. The company has been instrumental in the adoption of barcode scanning, mobile computing and wireless technologies inside the retail store environment and it will continue to be involved with these line-of-business solutions.
“This acquisition further solidifies DecisionPoint’s commitment to innovating, growing and looking for opportunities that create value and make a difference for our customers partners and employees,” added Smith. “DecisionPoint is committed to providing customers with the best solutions on the market that will create easy, end-to-end support for their entire global operations. Our goal is to continue bringing together the best people, applying the best processes, and combining the best products and services, so we continue to be a relevant and valued partner for our customers, while preparing them to meet the demands of tomorrow’s tech-driven world.”
About DecisionPoint Systems, Inc.
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. delivers improved productivity and operational advantages to its clients by helping them move their business decision points closer to their customers. We do this by making enterprise software applications accessible to the front-line worker anytime, anywhere. DecisionPoint utilizes all the latest wireless, mobility, and RFID technologies. For more information about DecisionPoint Systems, Inc., visit www.decisionpt.com.
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