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Friday, August 14 2020 - 08:03
AGC Networks completes the Acquisition of Pyrios
DALLAS, PITTSBURGH, MUMBAI, India and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --

AGC Networks Limited, (BSE: 500463) (NSE: AGCNET), a Global Solutions 
Integrator and an Essar enterprise, today announced that it has completed the 
acquisition of Pyrios Pty Limited (Australia) and Pyrios Limited (New Zealand) 
through its indirect subsidiary - Black Box Networks Services Australia Pty Ltd 
and Black Box Networks Services New Zealand Ltd respectively. Pyrios is an 
expert in communication technology delivering customer engagement and workplace 
collaboration solutions. 

The acquisition of Pyrios will substantially increase and strengthen AGC | 
Black Box presence and offerings in the Australia and New Zealand market. This 
will also enhance the current solution portfolio of AGC and Black Box in the UC 
and Contact center space and Cloud services.  

"We are excited to welcome Pyrios to the AGC family," said Sanjeev Verma, 
Executive Director and CEO of AGC Networks and President and CEO of Black Box 
Corporation. "This acquisition is a logical extension to AGC's leadership in 
the Unified Communication & Enterprise Communication space.  Our pursuit is to 
remain the customer's trusted partner in providing technology solutions and 
services and this combination of Pyrios and AGC | Black Box will strengthen our 
relationship and relevance with our combined customers in the region", Verma 

Mark Charlesworth, Managing Director Pyrios, said "This acquisition will see 
the bringing together of two complementary businesses that will provide a 
broader range of solutions and expertise to the Australian and New Zealand 
markets, and grow a rapidly expanding Customer Experience Cloud services 
business with the backing of a global organization."

Speaking on the occasion, Robyn O'Reilly, CEO - Pyrios said "We – the team 
and I are excited and look forward to integrating with AGC | Black Box and 
being a part of a Global leading organization offering an enhanced portfolio of 
solutions to our customers in the region".  

Rohit Himatsingka, Senior Vice President & Head Corporate Development & 
Strategy, AGC Networks said "AGC's two-pronged approach of focusing on bringing 
the best-of-breed technology solutions to the customers and augmenting the 
Glocal organization through local expertise continues to be at the center of 
our strategic initiatives to deliver value to all stakeholders."  

The current employees of Pyrios will continue to diligently serve the customers 
with business as usual approach and this acquisition will add additional 
international expertize and offering portfolio with the parentage of AGC | 
Black Box within the fold. 

About AGC Networks:

AGC Networks (AGC) is a Global Solution Integrator representing the world's 
best brands in Unified Communications, Data Center & Edge IT, Cyber Security 
(CYBER-i), Digital Transformation & Applications including SimpleEdge and 
Technology Product Solutions (TPS).  

AGC Networks is an Essar Enterprise.  

About Black Box:

Black Box is a leading digital solutions provider dedicated to helping 
customers design, build, manage and secure their IT infrastructure. 

About Pyrios: 

Pyrios is an expert in communications technology for contact centre and unified 
communications. We work with customer-driven organisations that want to delight 
and retain customers, and improve service, productivity and ROI. Built on 
20-years of customer success, the Pyrios team stand behind some of 
Australasia's smartest communications technology deployments. 

Forward-Looking Statement 

Media Contacts: Neelam Kapoor, E-mail:, Tel: +91 
98197 30611. Mike Carney, Email:, Tel: +1 214 258 


Source: AGC Networks