Avalon acquires Comstructure, a leading provider of TEM Solutions

HAMPTON, VA – October 4, 2011 – Avalon Global Solutions, Inc. (AGS), a leading provider of Mobility Lifecycle Management and Security solutions, and Comstructure, LLC (CLLC), a leader in Telecommunications Expense Management (TEM) solutions, announced today their business combination.  This transaction expands AGS’ commercial enterprise fixed and Mobility Lifecycle Management solutions offering, customer base, telecom expertise and geographic coverage.  Aberdeen views the transaction positive for customers. “This union provides Avalon with strengths in network and landline support that are accretive to its existing Telecom expense management, help desk, and security abilities. This increased focus on technical support allows Avalon to continue as a leader in providing Telecom and Network Management to the enterprise. “, said Hyoun Park of Aberdeen
Avalon Global will deliver broader solutions, beyond TEM, that will enable enterprises to efficiently manage their mobile assets and business processes. Currently enterprise requirements span challenging, and often contradictory, business drivers such as cost reduction and business enablement. Avalon Global, as a market segment leader, is migrating towards a holistic approach that combines TEM with Mobile Device Management and other communications management tools. Accordingly, enterprises will gain transparency to manage costs and the ability to control mobile worker’s access to corporate information while improving their mobile device and application experience.
Avalon Global Solutions is well positioned, combining Comstructure’s strong management team, complementary capabilities and corporate culture. “Comstructure provides us a strong foundation for the expansion of our mobile and fixed lifecycle management services with a complementary geographic coverage and telecom management solutions,” said Michael Mansouri, Chairman and CEO of Avalon Global.
“On behalf of our clients, partners, shareholders and employees I am pleased to move forward with AGS to strategically fulfill our clients’ evolving telecommunications requirements and lead the mobility trend toward secure, reliable, and cost effective solutions to enhance our clients’ investments.  Moreover, the combination of AGS and CLLC’s capabilities provides our clients and business partners with a financially sound and technologically advanced partner today and into the future,” notes Mark Goettling, President and CEO of Comstructure.
AGS will acquire CLLC’s intellectual property, offices, staff and commercial accounts.  AGS and CLLC have shared a strategic business relationship for many years and the executive management team of CLLC has assumed leadership roles in AGS. The expanded geographic coverage, operating leverage and addition of domestic and international commercial accounts provides AGS with an immediately accretive financial impact.  Due to the minimal overlap in geographic coverage, commercial accounts and technology, AGS is already on its way to a seamless integration of AGS’ and CLLC’s complementary service delivery capabilities and technology as well as the expansion of those services into international markets.
AGS and CLLC customers will gain increased access to highly skilled application development and comprehensive support resources to reduce the burden on internal staff and utilize advanced technologies to establish visibility and control over fixed and mobile operations with the goal of reducing the Total Cost of Operations (TCO) by 10% – 50%.  Combined Avalon Global Solutions, Inc. presents its customers with a financially strong, technologically advanced and operationally efficient business partner.
AGS provides enterprises with a single source for all of their fixed and mobile lifecycle management and security needs. In addition, AGS provides traditional Telecommunications Expense Management (TEM) services, such as, procurement; invoice processing and rate plan optimization; Mobile Help Desk for “how to”, “trouble shooting”, “break fix” and advanced application support and mobile security, and logistics for kitting, staging and next business day replacement.
About Avalon Global Solutions
Avalon Global Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of mobile computing and communications services and solutions for domestic and global enterprise customers. Avalon Global delivers business solutions in three core areas; Mobile Computing and Communications, Cyber-Security and Network Infrastructure. Avalon Global’s mobile solutions are designed to help our customers improve productivity and significantly reduce wireless expenditures while optimizing operational efficiency
For more information, please visit us at www.avalonglobalsolutions.com
About Comstructure, LLC
Comstructure’s services are based on a solid financial, operational and technological foundation, providing its clients with a holistic solution to cost effective and productive wireline and wireless environments.  Comstructure provides its clients with end user support, security, consulting, design, provisioning, and implementation and project management services for converged network communication solutions. The company’s emphasis is on enabling its enterprise clients to leverage their investment in voice, video and data communications to the fullest extent possible.
For more information, please visit us at www.comstruture.com
2011-10-04