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TMCNet:  IT Services Firm Stays One-Step Ahead by Acquiring Social Media Marketing Company

[December 11, 2012]

IT Services Firm Stays One-Step Ahead by Acquiring Social Media Marketing Company

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) WHEATON, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/11/12 -- Magenium Solutions, LLC, a Chicago-based IT services firm, today announced it has acquired Capable Networks, LLC, a social media marketing consultancy in Glen Ellyn, IL. This acquisition will strengthen the firm's commitment to building a depth of services based on innovative technology solutions that meet the needs of today's business.

"We are excited to add the Capable Networks' team to our staff. Their experience with emerging media will be a great benefit for our clients. Businesses know they need to engage in social networking to be competitive. They need a partner who can help them define a social roadmap and implement a social media marketing plan from strategy through execution," says Colleen LaMantia, managing partner, Magenium Solutions. "By bringing Capable Networks into our service portfolio, we are uniquely positioned to help our clients establish their social media footprint and deliver the infrastructure backbone to support those initiatives. We see a gap in digital offerings from other IT services firms and we feel it is important to stay on-trend by delivering new and emerging technology solutions that will help our customers grow and move their business forward. This addition to our service offerings further distinguishes us as an innovative technology firm focused on delivering forward-thinking technology products and solutions to our customers." Capable Networks has an impressive list of clients who will benefit from the increased service offerings available to them as a result of this transaction. Magenium is a full-range IT partner offering technology services based on the Microsoft platform including Systems Management, Identity and Access Management, Unified Communications, Virtualization and software solutions Microsoft Dynamics CRM, .NET development and Microsoft SharePoint.

"We are excited to add our social media capabilities with Magenium Solutions' current offerings," said Ron Repking, CEO of Capable Networks. "By combining our expertise in social media marketing with Magenium's existing CRM and other complementary services, we can now offer our clients a complete end-to-end customer marketing experience." About Capable Networks Capable Networks helps companies engage with their customers and prospects online through numerous social media outlets. Founded in 2004 as a pioneer in the social media space, Capable's service offerings include online community management, reputation management, and social media consulting. Our COMMUNITYnow product offers a full-featured instant-on solution for your online community needs.

About Magenium Solutions Magenium Solutions is the IT services firm based in Chicago that is dedicated to delivering technology solutions that solve problems and move business forward making us a trusted partner to hundreds of Midwest businesses. Magenium holds several Microsoft competencies which place us in the top 5% of Microsoft partners worldwide for our expertise. We are dedicated to delivering tangible benefits through enabling technologies that serve as the cornerstone to company growth strategies. We help clients grow their business, be more productive, stay competitive and reduce costs through the use of technology. To learn more, visit or email Connect with Magenium on Facebook/Magenium and Twitter @magenium Add to Digg Bookmark with Add to Newsvine Press Contact: Peggy Martinus Tel: (630) 517-3810 Source: Magenium Solutions

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