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Blue Diamond Solutions Acquires Skyline Cloud Services


By Blue Diamond Solutions, Inc.

Top MSP purchases leading SMB Desktop-as-a-Service Provider & Accounting Software Host

PINE BROOK, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / April 16, 2016 / Blue Diamond Solutions, Inc. (, an Information Technology and Managed Services Provider, has acquired the SMB Desktop as a Service division of Uni-Data & Communications, Inc., SKYLINE Cloud Services (


“We’re very enthusiastic about the opportunities that our purchase of SKYLINE brings,” said Blue Diamond Solutions CEO Patrick Carlile “we’ve long utilized the Cloud as a conduit for our clients, and SKYLINE’s specialization in Desktop-as a-Service and application hosting expands our capabilities, while their position as a leading Intuit Authorized Commercial Host brings the entirety of the Intuit QuickBooks suite of software to our clients’ and Partners disposal.”

“SKYLINE has developed a unique turn-key ecommerce delivery of virtual workspaces and software for SMB -go to our website, plug-in your staff’s names and emails, punch in what software they need, give us your credit card and – BAM- each person gets an email with their login info and their software and storage ready to go,” says SKYLINE Senior VP Bob Babcock, “by joining SKYLINE’s delivery capability with Blue Diamond Solutions, not only will sales will explode – together we enjoy a network of over one-thousand enrolled Agents, Partners and Affiliates – but our ability to deliver additional services – from bandwidth and VoIP to Network Managed Services – is greatly enhanced, and this means more opportunity for our clients and Partners to grow their businesses.”

The combined company’s 7,000+ clients stand to benefit. “With the acquisition, we’re taking the opportunity to refresh the hosting environment across the board. SKYLINE’s rapid growth demands a scalable environment that keeps pace with improvements in technology,” says Blue Diamond Solutions CFO Dan Fasano “the network improvements scheduled will reduce latency, streamline access, and improve User Experience. We’ve also slated a number of new software offerings and features that help clients meet emerging compliance and security requirements.”

SKYLINE Cloud Services was launched by Bob Babcock at Uni-Data & Communications, Inc. in 2007 to meet the rising demand of SMB for application hosting and datacenter services previously available only to Enterprise. SKYLINE was a pilot member of Intuit’s Commercial Hosting Program for QuickBooks and the Intuit Franchise Program, and supports some of the biggest aggregations of SMB on the Cloud today. Babcock joins the combined SKYLINE/Blue Diamond Solutions team as Senior Vice President of Business Development.

Blue Diamond Solutions, Inc. (BDS) is a Managed Cloud Hosting Services Provider founded in 2000 by partners Patrick Carlile and Dan Fasano, specializing in proactive management of desktop and network infrastructure. BDS provides comprehensive and cutting edge Information Technology solutions on demand that solve the business challenges that impede progress and stifle growth. SKYLINE Cloud Services represents the first acquisition for BDS as it executes an aggressive growth strategy in the SMB Cloud and Managed Services Solutions space.



SOURCE: Blue Diamond Solutions, Inc.

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