ENCINO, CA – APRIL 24, 2012 - FPA Technology Services, Inc., the leading full service IT Consulting Firm in the Los Angeles area, announces today that it has completed a vital infrastructure upgrade project for Kelly Pipe, Inc. unifying their 20+ owned and operated locations across the Globe. In addition, FPA has been selected by Kelly to provide ongoing system monitoring, backup, and network advisory services. Kelly Pipe is one of the largest distributors of pipes and fittings in the U.S. With its sizeable, diversified inventories and sales offices spread throughout the country, as well as The United Kingdom, Colombia, Canada and Mexico, Kelly is widely recognized as an unrivaled master distributor.
Beyond their technical capabilities, proven systems and methodologies, and experienced staff, one of the key reasons Kelly Pipe selected FPA was based on their ability to provide a multi-faceted approach to resolving performance issues within a business critical Navision implementation across multiple office locations. FPA architected a new, more appropriate network infrastructure based on server virtualization (utilizing VMware) and real-time failover capabilities. Implementation resulted in faster response time meeting Kelly’s exacting customer service needs. As a result, FPA continues as Kelly’s trusted IT advisor. Len Gross, Kelly’s CEO, indicated “we have realized a good share of the hoped for improvements that we initially engaged FPA to achieve. Users throughout the Company now can instantly access critical customer and inventory files”.
"We're honored to have been selected by Kelly Pipe to be their IT solutions partner and look forward to continuing to earn their trust and develop another mutually beneficial long-term client relationship" added Craig Pollack, FPA's Founder & CEO.
For more information about Kelly Pipe, visit: www.kellypipe.com.