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December 21, 2012

BrainSell, a Top Business Software Reseller and Turnkey Systems Integrator, Acquires New Jersey-B

Boston-based BrainSell expands into New Jersey by acquiring Big Ocean Technologies, LLC, which offers Sage ACT! and Microsoft Dynamics CRM

PRLog (Press Release) – December 21, 2012 – Topsfield, MA – BrainSell Technologies, a leader in providing business and marketing technology solutions, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Big Ocean Technologies, LLC ( Big Ocean Technologies is a Sage ACT! and Microsoft Dynamics CRM business partner that excels at providing personal customization and top notch service to their customers. Garrett Hogan (formerly of Database Solutions and Training) and Colin Warren founded Big Ocean Technologies in 2010.

“We’re excited to be joining the team at BrainSell,” said Co-Founder Garrett Hogan. “Our customers will benefit greatly from the BrainSell team’s experience in our current lineup of CRM products. Our customers will also find the Brainsell team’s knowledge of ERP, accounting, and marketing automation products and services valuable as well.”

Current Big Ocean Technology customers will continue to receive the same caliber of support from their existing contacts. However, customers will also benefit from BrainSell’s extensive team of Sage ACT!, Sage SalesLogix and SugarCRM engineers, as well as ERP and marketing experts if they choose to increase sales with cutting edge technology like marketing automation and integrated ERP.

This is BrainSell’s sixth acquisition in 2012 and they look to grow even more in 2013 through internal sales efforts and additional acquisitions.

“We’re very excited about this acquisition,” said BrainSell President and CEO, Jim Ward. “Big Ocean Technologies has built a loyal clientele because of their hard work, incredible communication, superior services and diligent business approach. Garrett Hogan has created a fantastic atmosphere out in New Jersey, and we’re thrilled to have another strategic location to reach a new set of clients.”

BrainSell provides a broad selection of products and services including:

Sage 300 (formerly ACCPAC)
Sage 100 & 500 ( formerly MAS 90/200 and MAS 500)
Sage 50 (formerly Peachtree)
Acumatica ERP (web based accounting/cloud)
Pardot Marketing Automation
Net-Results Marketing Automation
SalesFusion Marketing Automation
Microsoft CRM
Oracle on Demand

About BrainSell
BrainSell is a business solutions company that is dedicated to helping businesses grow, create a delighted customer base and achieve grand success. BrainSell provides comprehensive ERP, CRM, and marketing automation solutions and services, including training, implementation and software development. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Topsfield, Massachusetts, BrainSell continues to grow in product knowledge and offerings. Visit to start improving sales and productivity today. Visit for more information or email [email protected].
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Contact Information
Sonja Fridell
Director of Marketing and Business Development
BrainSell Technologies
Tel.: (866)356-2654 x206
Email: [email protected]