SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kovarus, Inc., a leading systems integrator specializing in increasing IT efficiency by architecting and integrating business-aligned IT solutions, today announced that it has acquired Back Office Architects. Back Office Architects is an IT services firm that delivers high quality Microsoft and Virtualization solutions to companies who rely on a high-performance infrastructure and demand superior customer service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080708/AQTU138LOGO) Through the acquisition, Kovarus will provide new and existing customers with a more robust offering of business-aligned IT solutions. In addition to Kovarus' deep expertise in data center technologies such as virtualization, server, storage, networking and cloud computing, the combined entity will now include the proven Microsoft application expertise that customers require including support for Windows Server, Exchange and Active Directory. "We are very excited about this acquisition and what it will bring to our customers," said Patrick Cronin, principal and co-founder of Kovarus. "Kovarus has been recognized as a premier provider of cloud solutions. The acquisition of Back Office Architects provides us with a critical component in truly providing our customers end-to-end solutions in the Microsoft stack and bridging those solutions to our cloud offerings." Back Office Architects is recognized in the industry for their superior track record delivering successful mission-critical solutions and providing exceptional customer service. The executive team brings more than 25 years of IT management and consulting experience having built and grown consulting operations for such companies as Taos, C2, Keynotes and Cohesive Technology Solutions. About Kovarus Kovarus focuses on increasing IT efficiency for their clients by architecting and integrating business-aligned IT solutions. The company's holistic approach to helping customers deliver IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) focuses on the people, process, and technologies for enabling IT management and service delivery. This includes deep expertise in data center technologies, including: virtualization, server, storage, networking and cloud computing. Kovarus enables its customers to dramatically simplify their IT operating model and cost-effectively deliver the resources their organizations need to succeed in today's highly competitive environment.