Sharp Expands Direct Sales Coverage
Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America’s (Sharp) direct sales division, Sharp Business Systems (SBS), announced on February 19th it’s expanded its direct regional sales coverage for both document systems and managed network services in Eastern Tennessee and Southwest Virginia through the acquisition of Saratoga Technologies, Inc.
Since its first branch opening in Arizona in 2006, Sharp has established 15 local SBS branches in 56 locations through growth initiatives within the organization. It says Saratoga Technologies’ commitment to providing all sizes of organizations with virtually all their technology requirements is in line with Sharp’s promise to provide total office solutions for its customers. For the past 18 years, Saratoga Technologies has provided business, medical, academic and other clients with computer hardware, networking services, printing solutions, software and communications services in Knoxville, Johnson City and Chattanooga, Tennessee, and in Abingdon, Virginia.
“We chose Saratoga Technologies because of the company’s dedication to adding value to its customers by reducing costs, improving efficiency and protecting equipment and data,” said Anthony Sci, Senior Vice President of Sharp Business Systems. “These values closely coincide with Sharp’s commitment to provide the highest quality solutions and services to each one of our customers through personalized, local service.”
The employees of Saratoga Technologies will join the SBS team and will continue to provide service to new and existing customers. Saratoga Technologies President and CEO David Temple will also continue working with Sharp to ensure a continued, smooth transition.
“We are very excited about the opportunities this will bring to not only our employees but to our customers too,” said Temple. “Becoming a part of the Sharp team will allow Saratoga to leverage the many benefits that come from being a part of an award-winning, multinational company, all of which will be passed along to our current and future customers.”
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- December 2018: Sharp Returns to Consumer Electronics Show
- December 2018: Sharp Launches First Voice-Driven Copier/MFPs
- October 2018: Sharp Releases Results for First Half of Fiscal Year
- July 2018: Sharp Cancels Share Sale
- June 2018: Sharp Purchasing Toshiba’s PC Business
- May 2018: Mike Marusic Appointed President and CEO of Sharp Imaging & Information Company