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AppSmart Acquires Converged Network Services Group (CNSG)

By Robert Filson / Dec 05, 2019

CHARLOTTE, NC 12/5/19 — AppSmart®, the channel-led, one-stop shop for all B2B technology services, announced today that it acquired Converged Network Services Group (CNSG), a technology consultancy and master distributor for the design and delivery of complete technology solutions, as part of its commitment to strategic expansion.

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, CNSG quickly grew into one of the largest master distributors in the country as a result of its fundamental commitment to building and maintaining true relationships with every partner, customer and technology supplier. By joining AppSmart, CNSG expects to deliver best-in-class technology and the industry’s most complete catalog of solutions to its valued customers and channel partners.

The CNSG executive team will remain intact and under the leadership of Founder and CEO, Matt Harty. “We believe joining AppSmart will fuel CNSG’s rapid national expansion efforts, providing our partners with more resources and support than ever before,” said Harty. “This is the next step in the future of CNSG, a future that has never been brighter.”

“For the channel and the CNSG partner community, this is an exciting announcement.” said Craig Schlagbaum, VP and Channel Chief – Comcast Business. “As partners move more towards trusted advisers, they need solid expertise in both applications and networks to assist their clients in making the proper technology decisions. AppSmart’s innovative platform will keep CNSG partners on the forefront of this sea of change, and is a critical component to support partners in the next level of their growth and development for the future”

“The AppSmart marketplace offers partners a comprehensive and easy to use platform for delivering technology services today and in the future,” said Randy Friedberg, executive vice president of sales and marketing at CNSG. “We play the roles of both technology matchmaker and revenue protector for our partners. AppSmart significantly enhances our ability to design the most complete technology solutions, while protecting our partners’ commissions and future revenue streams.”

CNSG is the latest master agent to be integrated with AppSmart, joining recently acquired master agents Telegration and World Telecom Group (WTG). By combining the digital transformation expertise of top channel leaders with best-in-class technology that's purpose-built for agents and with the most diverse catalog of solutions, AppSmart is giving customers one touchpoint for every business technology need, including cloud, voice, connectivity, IoT (mobility/energy), services and support.

About AppSmart

AppSmart is the channel-led, one-stop shop for all B2B technology services. The company offers the industry’s largest catalog of applications and services from leading providers—such as Google, Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon and CenturyLink—available through one website to access, manage, and get support. Tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes in all sectors, including retail, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, banking, education and more, trust AppSmart with their technology decisions.

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