Convergint acquires SS&M

Deal adds government expertise in North Carolina
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint, a global systems integration company based here, announced the acquisition of Pineville, North Carolina-based Security Solutions & Management (SS&M).

“Convergint continues to expand our capabilities across the country and globally, and SS&M’s expertise and reputation in the government sector enables us to strengthen our service offerings within this critical area,” Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies, said in the announcement. “Mike’s assembled a highly-specialized team of dedicated colleagues that also align with us culturally, and we welcome them to Convergint Nation.”

SS&M’s expertise in military and commercial security solutions includes physical security information management systems that integrate video surveillance, access control, building management, identity management, and IT security. The acquisition adds to Convergint’s expanding presence in the Carolinas, with expertise within the government, healthcare, and retail security fields.

“Our mission has always been to provide a safe and secure work environment for the workforce of America,” Mike Gardner, CEO of SS&M, said in the announcement. “Convergint shares in our commitment to service, and with the scale and scope they enable, we’re able to expand that mission worldwide to the places our clients need us.”