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NACR Welcomes Maier as SVP of Product Technology
Former Siemens Executive to Also Serve as President of S1 IT Solutions

EAGAN, Minn., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Maier has joined NACR and S1 IT Solutions as Senior Vice President of Product Technology and President, respectively. The announcement was made today by John Lyons, President and CEO of NACR and former President of S1.


"With his impressive record of success in bringing emerging technology solutions to customers, we are excited to welcome Paul to NACR and S1," said Lyons. "His expertise and leadership in strategy development, detailed business planning, and sales and services delivery will be a tremendous asset to both organizations."

Maier is an experienced senior executive with more than 25 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications industry, and an extensive knowledge of product management, business development, and services leadership in both North America and globally. Previously, he was Vice President of Business Development at Siemens Energy, and General Manager of the Industry and Energy Vertical and Senior Vice President of North American Sales at Siemens IT Solutions and Services.

Maier began his career at AT&T/Lucent Technologies and holds an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University (NJ). In addition, he completed an executive program with the INSEAD international graduate school in France.

"NACR and S1 IT Solutions have a reputation for delivering excellent service and added value to customers," said Maier. "I am extremely happy to be part of both organizations and look forward to contributing to their continued success."

NACR ( is one of the largest Avaya channel partners worldwide and the leading independent integrator of best-in-class communications, collaboration, and customer interaction solutions. S1 IT Solutions ( is an authorized IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, and NetApp solution provider, and a strategic technology partner specializing in infrastructure, virtualization, and optimization of customer computing environments.

About NACR
With offices nationwide, industry award-winning NACR (Eagan, MN) is a certified Avaya Platinum Channel Partner, eight-time Avaya Business Partner of the Year, and the leading independent integrator of best-in-class communications, collaboration, and customer interaction solutions for businesses. Its highly trained and experienced team, with more than 600 industry-recognized certifications, delivers proven, scalable, cost-effective solutions tailored to a customer's end-to-end needs, from sales through ongoing support. Using sophisticated processes, advanced tools, and two high-tech Network Operations Centers (NOCs), NACR provides comprehensive monitoring and managed services for multivendor infrastructures. And to help customers keep pace with changing technology and business needs, the NACR Center of Excellence for Learning and Development provides training and educational opportunities. For more information, call 1-888-321-NACR (6227) or visit .  

About S1 IT Solutions
S1 IT Solutions is a strategic technology partner to progressive companies and organizations specializing in infrastructure, virtualization and optimization of customer computing environments. We offer a wide range of products and services to customers nationwide and across many industry verticals. S1 IT Solutions is headquartered in Boise, ID, with regional offices in Portland, OR, Sacramento, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, Southport, CT and Dallas, TX.


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