Curvature Acquires CSU Industries to Expand Third-Party Maintenance Services & Support Offerings
Newly acquired server and storage offerings complement Curvature’s established hybrid network services to expand delivery of end-to-end support
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014 – Curvature, an innovative IT infrastructure and services provider, today announced the acquisition of CSU Industries, a global provider of third-party maintenance and support services. The move makes it possible for Curvature to offer more organizations around the world unprecedented choices in IT service, support and equipment procurement options for critical, multi-vendor network and data center environments.
According to Mike Sheldon, President and CEO of Curvature, the acquisition of CSU Industries will increase Curvature’s ability to meet ever-evolving customer demands for flexible, cost-effective, end-to-end service and support solutions. “CSU Industries has a 34-year track record of service and support excellence, which will prove invaluable as we extend both the reach and depth of our third-party maintenance from the data center to the network and the cloud,” he said. “Together, we provide more than 3,000 global customers with best-of-class support for hundreds of thousands of devices from over 550 locations around the world.”
Curvature will take advantage of CSU Industries’ proven service methodologies and support capabilities to strengthen global third-party maintenance offerings, encompassing hybrid network services, data center consolidations, end of life migrations and equipment upgrades. Founded in 1980, CSU Industries is a trusted partner with proven, hands-on support and advanced technical assistance.
“We are extremely excited to be joining Curvature in offering end-users worldwide more viable choices for supporting their mission-critical network and data center requirements,” said Avram Weissman, CEO of CSU Industries. “Curvature has been a strategic partner of ours for several years, as we’ve been utilizing them to enhance both our network support efforts as well as our network procurement needs. We are thrilled to be taking our relationship to the next level with a company that shares our ‘Customer First’ philosophy.”
CSU Industries’ operations and employees will be merged into Curvature’s global operations while retaining CSU offices in Inwood, N.Y. Financial details of the transaction are not disclosed.
Established in 1980, CSU Industries, Inc. provides thousands of customers worldwide with quality IT equipment and solution designs, HW & SW support and other professional support services. CSU’s sophisticated logistical processes, customized software applications and customer-oriented IT support programs contribute to the company’s highest success rate in meeting SLAs. Renowned for its world-class Help Desk – manned 24×7 by live CSU professional s– CSU’s unparalleled support program includes contract management, disaster replacement, and remote and on-site system administration services. For more information about CSU, visit www.csuindustries.com
Curvature is transforming how companies procure, maintain and upgrade equipment and support for multi-vendor network, server and storage environments. Founded in 1986, the company, formerly known as Network Hardware Resale, has become a trusted strategic partner for more than 10,000 organizations globally, including some of the largest telecommunications carriers and mission-critical financial services firms. Based in Santa Barbara, Calif., the company specializes in delivering 24X7 global technical support and advanced hardware replacement from corporate locations in the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.curvature.com