Connection Acquires Softmart


Connection announced today that it acquired Softmart, a global supplier of information technology and service solutions.

Headquartered in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, Softmart, Inc. has served technology users for over 34 years. With more than 200 employees, the company provides products and services to computer users including business, government, educational, and healthcare organizations. In addition to information technology, Softmart provides complete end-to-end services including volume software license programs and all affiliated license support. The company will continue to be operated under the Softmart name. Founder and Chairman Richard Sloane will be leaving the organization to pursue other interests.

Timothy McGrath, President and CEO of Connection, said, “We are excited about our acquisition of Softmart, and look forward to leveraging their talent, resources, and capabilities across our organization. Richard Sloane and his team built a very successful company over the years by focusing on customer service and effective management of IT resources. Through this acquisition, Connection is enhancing its service and solutions capabilities, including our cloud services, and strengthening our position with Microsoft as a tier-1, direct Cloud Solution Provider (CSP).”