CompuCom Systems, Inc., is formed when Machine Vision International acquires both TriStar Data Systems and Office Automation under the umbrella of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., a technology holding company.
A leader in information technology since 1987
We continued to refine our procurement services and expand through acquisitions, growing from a multiregional reseller into a national reseller and IT services provider and adding capabilities in government services, software application development and technology outsourcing. CompuCom has been successfully riding the waves of IT change for nearly 30 years. View the full CompuCom history.
CompuCom acquires Bell Atlantic's CompuShop chain, adding 16 new locations to our sales network.
The first transatlantic fiber optic cable is completed.
CompuCom launches new network integration capabilities with acquisition of MicroSolutions.
CompuCom achieves $1 billion in total sales revenue.
AOL and Delphi open the door to mass adoption of email by connecting their proprietary email systems to Internet.
CompuCom expands its network capabilities with acquisition of International Micronet Solutions (IMS) and Allerion.
Java programming language first released from Sun Microsystems.
CompuCom's service revenues exceed $100 million.
Amazon.com sells its first book.
CompuCom enhances its position in government, education and medical markets with acquisition of Computer Integration Corp.
Google opens its doors.
CompuCom acquires MicroAge Technology Services.
Sixty percent of U.S. households own at least one computer.
CompuCom acquires Northern NEF, ClientLink® and Excell Data.
CompuCom transforms into a services-led company as service and product profits achieve equal levels.
Platinum Equity purchases and privatizes CompuCom.
CompuCom acquires GE's IT Solutions division to aggressively grow consulting services portfolio and broaden strategic alliances.
CompuCom ranked Leader in the Gartner® Help Desk Outsourcing and Desktop Outsourcing Services Magic Quadrants for North America for third straight year.
Microblogging site Twitter opens with 140 characters maximum per message.
CompuCom becomes the first company to achieve Service Capability & Performance Certification for nine straight years.
Court Square Capital Partners acquires CompuCom from affiliates of Platinum Equity.
The first-generation iPhone is released.
CompuCom completes acquisition of North American arm of Getronics, strengthening position in broader infrastructure services area and becoming powerhouse in desktop management.
Getronics Workspace Alliance (GWA) is founded. This partnership of Getronics, CompuCom, APX, Getronics Middle East, NTT DATA Getronics, ServiceOne Getronics and Tecnocom establishes a new force in global workspace management.
Thomas H. Lee Partners, a leading private equity firm, acquires CompuCom.
CompuCom named Industry Leader in Gartner® Magic Quadrant for End-User Outsourcing Services, North America 2014.
CompuCom launches new technology center in Pune, India.
Number of global Internet users exceeds 3 billion.
Getronics and CompuCom partner to lead new Global Workspace Alliance.
CompuCom acquires IoT business of Extensys, advancing itself as a leader in deliviering IoT solutions to existing and new clients.
CompuCom establishes its new global headquarters in Lancaster County, South Carolina helping to create 1,500 local jobs....
Google and Amazon began streamlining IoT technology with their respective Home and Echo products, creating a centralized hub for devices.