Press Releases Makes Third Move into British Columbia with Acquisition of Sitkum IT Managed Services Ltd.

EDMONTON, Alberta, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, (F12) announced the acquisition of Sitkum IT Managed Services Ltd., a Kootenay based IT service provider.

The addition of Sitkum IT in the Kootenay region compliments F12’s presence in other BC regions including Protocol Technologies Inc. in Thompson Okanagan  and OnDeck Systems Inc. on Vancouver Island.

“F12 helps business leaders succeed by reducing technology distractions, bringing focus to business solutions,” remarked Alex Webb, CEO of F12. “Sitkum has demonstrated impressive success in a short period of time bringing the same philosophy to their communities.  We are fortunate to add Sitkum’s humble, committed, and passionate team to our own.”

Sitkum IT will continue to help organizations optimize the use of technology to achieve their business objectives, all while leveraging F12’s service offerings, vendor partnerships and data centre capabilities.

“Sitkum is excited to join the F12 team,” explained Mike Lazier, owner of Sitkum IT, “F12 is a strong cultural and strategic fit. Joining F12 provides access to talent and technology resources which empowers us to better serve our customers, beyond what we could achieve independently.”

Mike Lazier, deeply rooted in the Nelson community, will be joining F12 in the key business role of Managing Partner, Kootenay Region. Additionally, both F12 and Sitkum are long-time members of Ingram Micro’s Trust X Alliance, specifically the Wild West Chapter, where industry leaders meet and share resources, business strategies, and best practices.

About Sitkum IT Managed Services Ltd. 
Sitkum’s dedicated IT professionals have provided Managed IT Solutions in the Kootenay BC region since 2011.  By adopting industry standards, Sitkum delivers proven IT solutions across many organizations in diverse verticals.  Additional information can be found at

About, Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive IT programs designed to minimize conversations about networks and computers and maximize focus on business objectives. F12’s suite of solutions improves productivity, reduces risk, and tightly manages expenses. Additional information can be found at

For more information about this acquisition, contact:

Devon Gillard
Director of Client Relations, Managing Partner Inc.
403-210-2022 ext. 2207
Mike Lazier
Sitkum IT Managed Services Ltd.

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