The AME Group Acquires Nashville-based Advanced Network Solutions

The AME Group Expands to Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN – Richard Pinson, CEO of Advanced Network Solutions, a Nashville based Managed IT Service Provider announced today its sale to Advanced Micro-Electronics, Inc., DBA The AME Group (AME).

Advanced Network Solutions (ANS) has been partnering with businesses in Tennessee and surrounding states providing technology business solutions for over twenty-three years. They will continue to do so under the leadership of The AME Group.  Employees will continue their employment with AME in Nashville. Also, they have the opportunity to help support other AME clients across six states. 

We have built the premier MSP in Tennessee and look forward to the additional services to which this gives our clients access.”, said Pinson. “In addition, becoming part of The AME Group will allow our employees to become owners through the employee stock ownership program.  It is a good time to be an employee of the AME Group.”

The team at ANS has done a tremendous job supporting its clients since 1997,” said Mark Gerkin, CEO of The AME Group.  “They understand the needs of their clients very well, which is something we value.  Combining the employee skill sets and offerings of both companies will be extremely beneficial for everyone involved.

Since 1997 Advanced Network Solutions, has provided integrated and customized technology solutions to organizations across the Southeast.  As the premier Managed IT Service Provider in this region, ANS partners with clients to evaluate specific needs and to address them with effective solutions (technology, people & process).  With a solid foundation in technology support and service, ANS offers services ranging from managed IT services, healthcare IT, managed security services, project management, consulting, virtualization backup, and cloud services.

About The AME Group

The AME Group is a 100% employee-owned Vincennes, Indiana-based managed technology services company.  Founded in 1985, The AME Group operates out of more than 25 locations across 6 states with corporate headquarters located in Vincennes, IN.  The AME Group has remained at the forefront of the I.T. industry by strategically partnering with its clients, understanding their business, and providing sensible, fixed-fee solutions to maximize revenue and funding, reduce costs, and mitigate risks in the Education, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Business vertical markets.  The AME Group combines experienced staff, proven methodologies, and innovative technology to deliver end-to-end results that allow clients to achieve organizational goals.

Services offered by The AME Group include

  • managed technology services
  • I.T. outsourcing
  • customized maintenance agreements
  • desktop service and support
  • network assessment/consulting/design/support
  • managed print solutions, security assessments
  • managed security solutions
  • server virtualization
  • software development
  • staff augmentation
  • warranty repairs
  • lifecycle management
  • equipment sales
  • ERP software sales
  • ERP implementation
  • consulting services