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12/12/2017 General
C3 To Acquire Service Provider Division


C3 To Acquire Service Provider Division of South Florida Digital Alliance

DELRAY BEACH, FL (December 12, 2017)  Cloud Computing Concepts, an award-winning provider of technology and communications services to small, medium, and enterprise businesses nationwide, today announced that is has reached an agreement to acquire the service provider division of the South Florida Digital Alliance (“SFDA”).   The SFDA’s for-profit service provider division has been providing connectivity, co-location, and internet access throughout South Florida since 2009.  The SFDA’s impressive client list includes several cities, universities, schools, non-profits, and large commercial accounts. 


“We are excited to welcome the SFDA clients to the C3 family, and are anxious to provide them with the white glove support that we are known for,” said Rick Mancinelli, CEO of C3.   “We are also very proud to build on our long standing support of the SFDA by extending discounts to SFDA members, supporting their Technology Learning Center initiative, and donating in-kind services to support the SFDA’s internal technology and telecommunications needs.”


“We view this as a key step in our strategic plan,” commented Don Slesnick III, Executive Director of the SFDA.   “The sale of the service provider division to C3 will allow the SFDA to better focus on our core mission of bridging the digital divide in South Florida.  Furthermore, our clients will benefit from C3’s enhanced support,  broader product portfolio, extended geographic reach, and will enjoy the cost-efficiencies associated with C3’s greater buying power.”


C3 will assume management of the SFDA service provider division effective January 1, 2018 and pending FCC approval, the final closing is anticipated in March of 2018.



About C3

C3 is an award winning provider of technology and communications services to small, medium and enterprise businesses nationwide. Its unique combination of cloud-based technologies and expert onsite and remote support substantially reduces both IT-related capital investments and ongoing management costs.  C3’s approach increases stability, tightens security, enhances employee mobility, and ensures business continuity in the event of a disaster.  CFOs benefit from C3’s fixed cost approach, while owners and CEOs benefit from the single point of contact for all of their telecommunications and technology needs.  To learn more about how C3 is helping organizations to grow and prosper, visit www.c3cloud.com or call (561) 939-4000. 


About The SFDA

The South Florida Digital Alliance Inc. (SFDA) is a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable foundation whose mission is to expand digital literacy and provide connectivity to all citizens throughout South Florida regardless of income level.  The membership is diverse and spans South Florida entities representing government, healthcare, education, nonprofit organizations, the private sector, as well as many dedicated individuals.  The SFDA’s flagship TLC Program has, in conjunction with municipal and county partners, established 20 publicly accessible computer labs throughout South Florida.   Since the inception of its Reboot Initiative, the SFDA has refurbished and placed more than 2400 computers back into the community, more than 400 of those in 2017 alone.  To learn more about how to support the SFDA, visit www.sfdigitalalliance.org or call (305) 371-0340.