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SENSUS Announces Acquisition of Winnipeg- Based Easton Communication

March 05, 2013

SENSUS Communication Solutions Inc., a major player in communications for businesses and governments across Canada, has acquired Winnipeg -based Easton Communications.

This acquisition is part of the company’s aggressive growth strategy in providing industry leading communication products and services to the Canadian business market.

SENSUS was looking to acquire an organization that shares the same vision, has a diversified client list, complimenting product portfolio and a knowledgeable industry leading professional services team. Easton Communications turned out to be a great fit.

Officials with SENSUS said that one key area of focus for the company is ShoreTel, the simple Unified Communications system that has changed the way businesses communicate.  Easton has proven to be a major player in providing local, national and international organizations expert level ShoreTel sales and service in Manitoba and surrounding areas.  Successful ShoreTel / Easton clients include: Winnipeg Convention Center and Boston Pizza, among others.

Thanks to the acquisition of Easton Communications, SENSUS will now be able to add new products to the vast portfolio of solutions including: MRV, Toshiba Telephone Systems, HP, DELL, and Aruba Networks.

"We are extremely excited about this acquisition.  Easton has a great understanding and an impressive western Canadian footprint in Unified Communications.  With our national presence, and Easton's UC knowledge, skills and client base in this area, we position ourselves as Canadian leader." Matthew Pratt, vice president of sales, SENSUS, in a statement.

Earlier in November, Communication solution provider, SENSUS announced the launch of ClickShare, a solution that will solve recognizable issues commonly experienced in meeting rooms by thousands of people across Canada.

This ‘one click wonder’ not only helps the presenter get the presentation on-screen in a second, but it also allows the other people in the meeting to participate more actively. The result is enhanced meeting efficiency and better decision-making.

With ClickShare, getting the presentation on the large meeting room screen is just a matter of connecting a USB-device to the laptop PC or Mac and clicking the button.

Edited by Brooke Neuman

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