Braden Business Systems, the leading Indianapolis office technology, equipment and software provider is pleased to announce that it has acquired DAST Consulting, the premier provider of information technology solutions to faith-based organizations, non-profits, and private educational institutions in the state of Indiana.

Screen Shot 2015-11-05 at 4.39.03 PMThis combination of resources will allow the united companies to even better serve their over 5,000 customers and will also create one of the largest office technology providers in the Midwest. The deal will also enhance and expand the company’s product offerings, adding DAST’s IT consulting; computer networking and monitoring services; cloud solutions; disaster recovery and business continuity services; and network security and firewall systems to Braden’s strong office equipment and document automation software solutions.

David Sexauer, Founder and President of DAST, and all employees will stay on with the company going forward to continue the excellent support of its customers. David commented: “We were looking for a partner that could allow us to continue to grow while increasing the level of our customer service. Braden has an excellent reputation for customer service and our corporate values are strongly aligned. The combined team of DAST and Braden will help ensure the company’s success and future growth allowing us to help even more clients. We are all very excited about this partnership.”

Dave Braden, Founder and President at Braden: “From all aspects, including the shared persistent mission to ‘exceed our customer’s expectations’ and a servant mentality, DAST was an amazing fit for our collective businesses. We are honored to serve our customers and this acquisition will amplify these efforts.”

Dave Childers, Executive Vice President at Braden: “The opportunity and value-added benefit for our customer base is extremely exciting. We look forward to sharing these technology solutions within our market in the near future.”

Erik Braden, Director of Business Development and Acquisitions at Braden: “This acquisition is a natural extension of our services that will add extra value for our customers. Braden is focused on growth on all fronts, including through acquisition with this being our second deal in under two years. We are focused on maximizing our customers’ experience and in doing so, building tremendous value for our customers, employees and community. We are incredibly excited to serve in an even greater capacity for decades to come.”


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