Contact: Eleni Leppo
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Email: eleni@kitetechgroup.com
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PRESS RELEASE

KITE TECHNOLOGY GROUP JOINS FORCES WITH AIS TECHNOLOGY

OWINGS MILLS, MD, December 29, 2016-  Representatives from Maryland-based Kite Technology Group and Wisconsin-based AIS Technology announced today that the two companies are merging their operations effective Monday, January 2, 2017.  The merged company will operate under the name Kite Technology Group.  Nick Oliver, Owner and President of AIS Technology, will join Kite Technology Group (KiteTech) as Executive Vice President.  Mr. Oliver’s chief responsibilities will include serving as the executive contact for AIS Technology (AIS) clients and expanding Kite Technology Group’s footprint to meet the technology needs of insurance agencies nationwide.

Kite Technology Group is a leading provider of managed IT services with a track record of providing outstanding service to insurance agencies, as well as other service businesses, in the mid-Atlantic region.   AIS Technology has made a name for itself by providing extraordinary IT service entirely remotely to insurance agencies throughout the United States.  This merger unites Kite Technology Group’s operational maturity and scalability with AIS Technology’s reputation and client relationships across the country.

Greg DiDio, Kite Technology Group CEO, commented, “I am thrilled to welcome Nick and the AIS team to KiteTech.  Their addition enables KiteTech to expand our reach geographically.  It positions us to provide the kind of professional IT service nationally that our clients have come to expect in and around Maryland.”

Nick Oliver noted, “Joining the KiteTech team is a huge win for AIS clients, our employees, and me.  It allows me to focus my attention on advising my clients on their technology direction knowing that their day-to-day operational needs will be handled with excellence by an experienced technical staff.”

The combined entity will be owned by Greg DiDio, Nick Oliver, and Kite Technology Group founder, Jeff Kite.  It will continue to be headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland.

 

About Kite Technology Group

Kite Technology Group is an IT Managed Services Provider serving small and mid-sized businesses primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region.  Approximately fifty-five percent of Kite Technology Group’s  current revenue comes from independent insurance agencies.  Kite Technology Group employs a staff of twenty-two technology professionals including several with direct experience in the insurance industry.  KiteTech offers an insurance agency service desk dedicated to supporting the technology needs of insurance clients.  Services include:  technology planning, network maintenance, help-desk support, and insurance agency operations consulting.

 

About AIS Technology

AIS Technology is an IT Managed Services Provider serving independent insurance agencies in twenty-two states across the United States.  AIS also provides IT services to non-insurance companies in Wisconsin.  Services include: technology projects, network maintenance, help-desk support, and backup/disaster recovery solutions.

 

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For additional information please call Eleni Leppo at 410-356-3113, or email eleni@kitetechgroup.com