Columbia, MD, April 6, 2016 – DP Solutions, a Columbia, Maryland-based information technology services firm, announced today that it has acquired Choice Technologies. The combined entities have over 65 years of experience, comprise a workforce of sixty employees and serve hundreds of businesses across the Nation.

DP Solutions views the acquisition of Choice Technologies’ business as a strategic step in expanding its core strengths in managed network services, cloud hosting and managed backup and disaster recovery, and obtaining the extended technical and management staff required to meet its growth goals. 

Additionally, DP Solutions will now be able to offer increased resources to support the strategic growth of both companies’ virtual CIO consulting, and managed security and compliance services. As a combined, larger company, the DP Solutions / Choice Technologies organization will provide enhanced service offerings for all customers and personal growth opportunities for the employees of both companies. 

“The changes this merger brings are exciting and rewarding to both Choice Technologies’ and DP Solutions’ customers, as they will enjoy superior skill sets and an increased depth and breadth of services across all of the key information technology facets that every business needs,” said Simon Tutt, President & CEO of DP Solutions. “We all anticipate that this merger of talented people and cutting edge services is truly a winning formula.” 

“The merger of Choice Technologies with DP Solutions will benefit our customers and provide new opportunities for our employees.  With our combined talent and resources, we are now able to deliver increased value to larger customers that have more demanding and complex I.T. needs,” commented Steve Rutkovitz, Choice Technologies’ President & CEO.

The merger process has commenced and is expected to last 3 months. Upon completion the new company will retain the name Data Processing Solutions, Inc., doing business as DP Solutions. It will operate out of the DP Solutions headquarters located at 9160 Red Branch Road, Suite W-1, Columbia, MD 21045.

About Choice Technologies
Choice Technologies was founded in 1995 to bring innovative network expertise to emerging companies and professional organizations. Its focus from the beginning has been the integrated design, implementation, and support of world-class networks in the Baltimore-Washington region. As marketplace needs have changed and expanded, so have the services and capabilities of the company. Its vision is to become the leading regional provider of proactive managed IT solutions and consulting services that enable businesses to maximize uptime and productivity. 

About DP Solutions
Founded in 1971, DP Solutions serves as a trusted business partner to its clients by providing innovative Managed Network Services, Managed Hosting Solutions and Managed Backup / Disaster Recovery service technology solutions that help advance and grow customer’s businesses. DP Solutions ensures that its clients are prepared to run their businesses effectively, with maximum efficiency, reliability and support. The company is committed to excellence in work ethic, in the products and services provided, and in its relationships with clients, employees, industries and communities. With over 45 years of experience, and a highly skilled workforce, DP Solutions centers on applying best practices and providing exceptional IT business solutions for its clients. For more information, please visit, www.dpsolutions.com.