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With the acquisition, the investors got the Jeskell label, logo, website, and phone numbers, Soule said. "So from the customer point of view, we'll have the same operations."
The new Jeskell also includes Greg Lefeler, who was and will continue to be the company's vice president of sales. Lefeler and the third investor will run day-to-day operations at Jeskell while Soule and the other CAS Severn principal will act more as consultants while continuing to run CAS Severn.
FusionStorm acquired Jeskell four years ago this month. At that time, FusionStorm was one of Sun Microsystems' largest partners, while Jeskell was IBM's biggest government solution provider.
Soule said the acquisition of Jeskell gives him and his partners an opportunity to maintain one of the best names in the government IT market. And, he said, if that means Jeskell and CAS Severn occasionally compete with each other for a Federal contract, so be it.
"We'll occasionally run into each other," he said. "And that's a good thing. It keeps their guys sharp our guys sharp, and gives the government good prices."
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