Strategic Business Systems (SBS), Subsidiary of Brocade, to be Independent Again

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Northern Virginia based IT services leader is acquired by management led investment group.

SBS’ CEO, Kevin Kohlhaas, today announced that he and a team of experienced industry executives have acquired SBS, a leading provider of IT infrastructure and consulting services, from Brocade Communication Systems, Inc. (BRCD). Founded in 2000 as a professional services company, SBS was acquired by Brocade in 2008, and has operated as a wholly owned subsidiary since then. An independent SBS returns the company’s focus to the providing of vendor independent professional services to industry leading OEMs and systems integrators. Strategic Business Systems, Inc. (‘SBS”), which will continue to operate under that name, employs consultants around the globe.

"The acquisition is expected to result in greater flexibility and focus for SBS, which will dramatically benefit our customers," stated Kevin Kohlhaas, CEO of SBS. “We appreciate the enthusiasm our employees and partner community has expressed. We are well positioned and excited to enable our partners’ growth and continued success,” added Kohlhaas.

About Strategic Business Systems, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Strategic Business Systems, Inc (SBS) is an Information Technology (IT) Services Company headquartered in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. SBS provides IT infrastructure design, integration, and operation services to corporate, non-profit, and government entities. SBS’ expertise encompasses the full spectrum of infrastructure technologies including the latest network, server, storage, disaster recovery, security technologies.

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