I.D.S. CANADA Opens Central Region with two GTA Acquisitions

MARKHAM, ON, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - I.D.S. Intelligent Data Systems (Canada) Inc. ("IDS") announced today the acquisition of CELL-A-NET Inc. and National Print Services Alliance (NPSA). The transactions enable the company to expand to the Central Region and increase IDS' capabilities. Currently, IDS is the largest independent dealer of imaging products and technical support in the Province of Quebec and provides IT products, and professional services to both private and public sectors. IDS' strategic plan is to expand its portfolio of business solutions across all of Canada.

Bill Hishon, Chief Executive Officer of IDS stated, "I am pleased with the opening of our Central Region. CELL-A-NET has been supporting the Ontario region exclusively with HP products and document solutions for the past 24 years. CELL-A-NET is one of only ten Certified Document Solution Specialists (DSS) in Canada, which will enhance IDS' managed print solutions across all regions. NPSA currently provides manufacturer installs, training, and technical services from coast to coast, and will be a strategic partner for all IDS Canada subsidiaries requiring national managed print services from a central ticketing system."

Kevin Hiebert, President of CELL-A-NET remarked, "As part of the IDS Canada group of companies we will be able to go to market with a broader range of products, services and high value solutions. Also, for our staff, we can now provide a wider range of career opportunities."

About IDS
Based in Ontario, Canada, IDS is the leading independent managed print services provider in Eastern Canada. IDS was formed in 2011 through the combination of five of the region's leading independent managed print services companies, creating a uniquely broad platform that includes copiers, printers, and other technology products as well as equipment maintenance services and related information technology consulting.

IDS operating companies: IDS Solutions, EBQM, Vob Technologies, CELL-A-NET, National Print Services Alliance, and IDS Financial Services division.

IDS Canada Certifications & Associations: HP Service One Partner, HP DSS certified, HP Graphic Specialist, HP authorized Public Sector Reseller, Kyocera authorized Service Solution Provider, Microsoft Silver Partner.

Memberships: MPSA, MISA, COMPTIA

SOURCE: I.D.S. Intelligent Data Systems (Canada) Inc.

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I.D.S. Intelligent Data Systems (Canada) Inc.
3601 Highway 7, Suite 400,
Markham, Ontario

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