Building technology synergies between two long standing Wichita organizations
Wichita, KS – High Touch Technologies announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Great Plains Communications, a telephony and managed IT services based solutions provider. The acquisition finalized on April 1, 2016, expanding the local presence for technology in the Wichita community. The agreement combines the strengths of High Touch Technologies and Great Plains Communications by leveraging High Touch’s additional resources and Great Plains expertise in telephony. The acquisition represents a marriage of two long standing Wichita technology firms coming together to provide a comprehensive solution for the business community.
“Great Plains has a seasoned team that has done a fantastic job of building a solid and successful operation – providing excellent telephony and technology services to their clients,” said Kevin Colborn, Vice President and CIO of High Touch Technologies. “High Touch and Great Plains share a strong client focus, and the combination of our strengths will deliver a richer and more comprehensive experience to our clients. We look forward to bringing together our synergies and offering a broader range of technology solutions.”
“By teaming up with a company like High Touch, Great Plains will be able to add even more value to our existing customers and also provide greater opportunities for our employees. We have always thought that maintaining company ideals led to a virtuous cycle of happy employees that provide great service to our valued customers,” said Jim Bevilacqua, Founder of Great Plains Communications. The organization will continue to operate under the Great Plains Communications business name and Jim and Rhonda Bevilacqua, will continue to run operations for Great Plains.
About High Touch Technologies
High Touch Technologies is an employee-owned company that provides technology solutions to small and mid-size businesses. Based in Wichita, Kan., with offices in Dallas, Denver, Kansas City Metropolitan Areas of Lee’s Summit, MO and Shawnee Mission, KS, Corpus Christi, and San Antonio, High Touch serves business clients with hardware and software services, website and Internet services, and network security solutions.
About Great Plains Communications
Great Plains Communications was founded in 1983 in Wichita, KS and is a total technology solution provider for combining engineering, installation and service for business communications. Great Plains offers a full range of IT services with a certified staff capable of supporting a wide variety of products. Great Plains is a valuable business telephony provider for more than 3,000 clients throughout Kansas, even securing deals with accounts across the United States.