Cornerstone Acquires MCS, Merges Leading SAP Partners in Florida

Tampa, (06/15/2016) — Cornerstone Consulting, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of MCS Business Technologies, Inc. a software reseller and services company.

Cornerstone is a top information technology (IT) consulting firm in Florida, specializing in business optimization through the use of simple-to-use, integrated, streamlined and customizable enterprise software solutions. As trusted and award-winning value-added resellers (VARs) of the SAP Business One integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, Cornerstone provides their clients with the best, most affordable software solutions and services possible. Cornerstone’s goal is to simplify client’s business processes through the use of highly effective integrated enterprise management software and related technology solutions. The state-of-the-art software and technology facilitates the ease with which Cornerstone’s clients sell more products, expand their enterprise(s) as well as have more free time to spend with family and friends.

“2016 has been another tremendous year of growth for Cornerstone,” said David Boos, President of Cornerstone Consulting, Inc. “Through the acquisition we will continue this trend while ensuring that the people of Cornerstone Consulting, Inc. and MCS Business Technologies, Inc. maintain a strong leadership role as premier ERP software and technology solution providers now, and well in the future.”

The additional MCS Business Technologies, Inc. clients will supplement Cornerstone’s strong financial performance. In addition, customers will benefit from greater access to: more technology based solutions, innovative resources, cutting-edge ERP solutions, extensive software offerings, industry leading web services, SAP’s High powered Analytics Appliance (HANA) with lightning fast reporting capabilities, and dream team of highly-skilled SAP Business One specialists. Cornerstone Consulting, Inc. also expects to help these customers lower operating costs, increase productivity enterprise-wide and dramatically mitigate exposure to risk.

As part of the acquisition, Cornerstone Consulting will also obtain the Structured Cabling division of MCS. The cabling division provides clients with hardware and related services for Voice/Data/Fiber Optic Cabling, Video Surveillance, Access Control, CCTV and CATV, as well as Intercom/Paging Systems. The expert cabling infrastructure designs enable clients to access and exchange data, perform commerce transactions, monitor, protect, and manage critical business information using a superior infrastructure for telephony, data networks, wireless, and video technology services. It will operate under the name of Cornerstone Structured Cabling.

Mitch Hardt, President of MCS Business Technologies, Inc., is excited to combine the company’s strengths with Cornerstone’s capabilities. “Like MCS Business Technologies, Inc., Cornerstone Consulting, Inc. consistently delivers strong financial results and provides exceptional customer service to clients,” Hardt says. “As we are like-minded, our employees are eager to work with such a knowledgeable team and looking forward to growing and developing further in their careers.”

As premier providers of SAP’s integrated: accounting, customer relationship management (CRM), material requirements planning (MRP), warehouse, shipping and inventory management system, SAP Business One, to small and midsize companies, Cornerstone Consulting Inc. helps clients leverage software and technology to their greatest advantage. With the right software and technology, Cornerstone’s clients: simplify complex business processes; quickly out-perform competitors; seamlessly expand into new markets; easily grow their businesses, and have more free time to enjoy life.

The sophisticated customer-centric sales and service approach has allowed the Cornerstone to consistently excel in the ERP business management software resellers and services providers space. This innovative software and service approach is annually recognized by Accounting Today, ranking Cornerstone as one of the Top 100 Enterprise Resource Planning Value-Added Reseller and Software Consulting Firms in the Nation, based on extensive surveys.

“With the strong customer relationships MCS Business Technologies, Inc. has established, and by leveraging Cornerstone’s extensive software, solutions, top-notch programming team, superior trainers, and award-winning approach to customer service, I believe we are creating a dream team of ERP consultants” says Boos. “Our staff is eager to welcome MCS Business Technologies, Inc. employees onto the Cornerstone Consulting, Inc. team.”

About MCS Technologies, Inc. Group

Established in 1986, MCS Technologies, Inc. Group has maintained a solid reputation for providing business management software products and outstanding ERP implementation services to growing small and midsized enterprises in Florida. The MCS team helped clients select and implement SAP Business One, an integrated system of unified customer relationship management (CRM), material requirements planning (MRP), financial accounting, inventory warehouse management, and more modules, designed to streamline operations within every department of an enterprise. The MCS team also provided clients with the server hardware and operating systems necessary for the implementation of the enterprise resource planning solution. A prominent provider of SAP Business One ERP software and technical support, the IT service offerings were effectively adapted to the specifics of business sectors, including manufacturing, wholesale distribution, online retail, and professional service companies.

About Cornerstone Consulting, Inc.

Founded in 1983, Cornerstone Consulting, Inc. is a privately-owned information technology (IT) company. As a SAP Gold Partner and award-winning Value Added Reseller of the SAP Business One enterprise resource planning system, Cornerstone provides business management software solutions, related services, and technical support to growing small and midsized enterprises. Cornerstone provides clients with the ability to make faster business decisions, experience profitable growth and outperform the competition through the use of integrated, unified, streamlined, simple-to-use, scalable and customizable enterprise software.

Cornerstone’s products and services support accounting, operations, customer relationship (sales and services) management, human resources, and a variety of specific needs of the wholesale distribution, manufacturing, professional services and online retail industries. Cornerstone’s services include, but are not limited to: system integration, custom programming, EDI, barcodes and scanning, E-commerce, website design, and custom web application development. Cornerstone is a trusted SAP Gold Partner and award-winning VAR of the SAP Business One ERP system. The corporate headquarters are located at 5550 West Executive Drive, Suite 240 Tampa, FL 33609. Cornerstone currently has 30 employees. can be reached at (813) 321-1300.