SmartSource®, an ABCOM Technology Group company, one of the nation’s leading technology solutions providers for businesses and events, announced today the appointment of Tom Shanley as Senior Vice President, Technology Services. Shanley will be leading the further growth and expansion of SmartSource’s Managed Information Technology (IT) Services. He brings more than two decades of high-level IT technical and professional services experience with a proven track record across key disciplines of server and network administration, hardware/software implementation, governance, process optimization and incident management. His in-depth skill set encompasses business process design, cloud computing, business intelligence, data center management, and Windows Server and virtualization, among other areas of expertise.

SmartSource Chief Executive Officer Ali Vafa, said, “We are very excited to have Tom lead our Managed IT Services, an offering we have rolled out in response to our clients’ needs. In addition to hardware rentals, SmartSource has provided white glove Managed IT Services to sizable clients in the Entertainment, Staffing, Legal, Government, and Corporate verticals for many years. Shanley will expand the company’s Managed Services so even more clients can rely on us to reduce their IT team’s workload, ensure they have the latest in data security, and lower costs. I have full confidence that he will ensure the highest standards of service to our clients, while also effectively driving the growth of our Managed IT Services across a broader marketplace.”

Shanley will be directing SmartSource’s team of IT professionals to provide vital services from helpdesk support to rapid deployment of equipment and, critical to clients, ensuring that their data is protected.

Directly prior to joining SmartSource, Shanley served as Vice President of Information Technology with the Greater Nevada Credit Union, where he was responsible for the financial institution’s broad IT operations. His professional career also included his role as Senior Vice President of Professional Services at Logically, an IT outsourcing and consulting firm which acquired his former employer, IQ Technology Solutions.

Shanley has earned numerous licenses and certifications including Automate Certified Administrator and Automate Certified Associate, both from ConnectWise; VMware Technical Sales Professional – Server Virtualization 5 from VMware; Ruckus Wireless System Engineer from Ruckus Networks; Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall – Sales Certification from Barracuda; and Intermedia – Unified Communications and Voice Services Certification from Intermedia Cloud Communications.

About SmartSource®
SmartSource®, an ABCOM Technology Group company, has more than 35 years of experience serving the business technology needs of clients in the events, staffing, legal, government, finance, education, entertainment, and meeting production industries. The company provides service throughout North America through its fully staffed and equipped offices in major metropolitan markets. SmartSource draws from its extensive inventory of IT, AV, and interactive technologies to deliver solutions as varied as computers for remote staff, office equipment for temporary spaces, or multi-story video walls for trade shows and events. Deep experience in logistics and IT services ensures clients are covered on everything from warehousing to asset tracking, cybersecurity, and technical support. The SmartSource team is passionate about leveraging its expertise to empower clients to excel.

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