Generational Equity Announces the Sale of Absolute Computer Solutions, Inc. to Alliance Technologies, Inc.

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Absolute Computer Solutions, Inc. (ACS) to Alliance Technologies, Inc. (Alliance), a member of the Iowa Network Services (INS) family of Companies. 

The transaction closed on October 7, 2014, and was led by Vice President, Musa Jagneand Managing Director, Michael Goss from the firm’s Dallas, Texas headquarters. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Since 1993, ACS has been a leading supplier of technology solutions including proactive network security; computer hardware acquisition, installation, upgrades and repair; network maintenance and network administration.

Headquartered in Merriam, Kansas, ACS specializes in providing managed service information technology (IT) services for a variety of industries, including healthcare and aviation.

“Despite interest from several parties and a number of options to choose from, Alliance was a perfect fit with what ACS was seeking. At the same time, ACS was directly in line with Alliance’s growth strategy,” said Musa Jagne of Generational Equity.

“This acquisition is a great fit for all companies. It allows each company to tap into additional expertise and resources ultimately offering customers a more comprehensive and diverse array of products and know-how,” commented Alliance Technologies President Steve Sikkink.

“This also aligns with our organizational vision to expand our markets and offer a more robust back-office product mix to meet the growing needs of our customers.”

Dennis Strumberger, owner of ACS, added, “We have long admired Alliance from afar, so to be able to combine our businesses and give our customers access to the expanded service offerings and unparalleled expertise and resources that Alliance and the INS Family of Companies offers, without sacrificing our vision or values, is extremely exciting.”

Alliance covers all spectrums of technology, with a focus on trust and dependability, something that speaks to our core values as well. We are proud to align ourselves with an award-winning company whose dedication to connecting their customers with reliable solutions is always the top priority.”

About Alliance Technologies

Alliance Technologies, a member of the INS Family of Companies, is a full-service information technology (IT) provider established in 1994.

Alliance Technologies covers a full spectrum of technology including networking, storage, virtualization, hosting, security, software development and database design, website development, phone systems, help desk support and IT staffing and recruiting.

Alliance Technologies also helps manage a state-of-the-art data center facility providing colocation and virtual server hosting for businesses.

By providing a broad range of services, Alliance Technologies offers an unrivaled suite of solutions to companies within numerous industries. For more information, visit

About Iowa Network Services

Iowa Network Services (INS) Family of Companies is the only Iowa-owned and based company that offers carrier-class voice, data and business services. INS is privately owned by a group of 122 Iowa Independent Telecommunications Companies that has served rural Iowans since 1989.

Telephony, core network transport, Internet, dedicated fiber, Internet Protocol video, data center facilities, network management, technical support services, information technology and HR outsourcing are among the many products and services offered to communications companies and enterprise businesses nationwide.

The INS Family of Companies includes Alliance Technologies Inc., an information technology company; Alliance Connect, a statewide competitive local exchange carrier; Caleris Inc., an Iowa-based company offering outsourced call center solutions and other services; and Merit Resources, a Professional Employer Organization.

INS is also affiliated with iWireless, a statewide cellular partner with T-Mobile. For more information, visit

About Generational

Headquartered in Dallas, Generational is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

With more than 350 professionals located throughout 17 offices in North America, the companies help business owners release the wealth of their business by providing growth consulting, merger, acquisition, and wealth management services. Their six-step approach features strategic and tactical growth consulting, exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, M&A transactional services, and wealth management.

The M&A Advisor named the company Investment Banking Firm of the Year three years in a row, Valuation Firm of the Year in 2020, and North American Investment Bank of the Year in 2022 as well as Consulting Firm of the Year. For more information, visit