The Ockers Company Acquires Global (Global Integrated Technologies, Inc.)


Brockton, MA, December 3, 2020 – The Ockers Company, a leader in the technology and audio visual marketplace, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Global (Global Integrated Technologies, Inc.), a rapidly growing security provider. The acquisition of Global enables Ockers to broaden its design, installation, and support offering of Electronic Security and Low Voltage Integration offerings to include Access Control, CCTV, Intercom and Area of Rescue, Intrusion Detection (burglar alarm), Gate Operators, Hardwired and Wireless Networks, BDA Systems. This is Ockers’ third acquisition in two years. In late 2018, they acquired Integrated Solutions Group, a Broadcast, Lighting & Design Company. In early 2020, they also acquired Automation Concepts, a leading Managed Services Provider. For more information regarding this acquisition, please contact Nicole Kelly, Marketing Director of the Ockers Company, or (800)346-0122 ext. 234.

About the Ockers Company.

The Ockers Company began its remarkable business and K-12 education equipment history over 99 years ago as an office automation dealer selling typewriters and adding machines. Business technology evolved and so did their capabilities, services and reputation for reliable solutions and fair dealings. Nowadays, Ockers is considered New England’s premier, value-added Information Technology solution provider with their headquarters in Brockton, Ma.

As a multi-faceted full service information and communications technology reseller, Ockers excels at designing, installing and supporting cost-effective solutions that optimize business performance. Ockers’ authorized service centers and certified technicians offer more than 700,000 computer related and communication technology products from over 3,800 of the world’s leading hardware manufacturers and software publishers.

The Ockers Company ensures the most reliable and advanced-technology solution products available and provides the best in support services our highly-qualified, experienced and certified staff. Exemplary technical services range from pre-sales needs analysis and network configuration to infrastructure cabling, managed IT support and beyond.

Ockers’ primary markets include businesses of every type and size; educational institutions at every level; state and local governments plus various vertical industries including healthcare, financial and others. Whatever your organization’s IT, communications and visual technology product requirements… Ockers is your trusted, single-source provider with an acclaimed history of customer satisfaction since 1921.


About Global Integrated Technologies, Inc.

Global’s senior staff have provided design, installation, and support of electronic security solutions for over thirty (30) years. Global was founded on the premise of providing solutions that meet current needs while providing a path for future growth and providing outstanding service so that clients can concentrate on their core business responsibilities.

Global while providing services to numerous private and public markets, over the past five year has grown to be recognized by manufacturers, consultants, and end-users as a leading solution provider in the Self-Storage market.  Global has performed building wide design and installation from southern CT to RI, and MA.

While Global was able to develop a reputation for delivering on time and within budget the challenges of back office demands led Tully Zipkin to seek out a partner large enough to support Global’s needs while at the same time having a client orientated plan for growth.

About Tully Zipkin

Tully Zipkin started out in the electronic security industry approximately thirty (30) years ago. Over his career he has been directly involved in the design, sales, project management, and delivery of large scale integrated solutions.  Tully has developed many long term professional relationships with clients, manufacturers, consultants. He has had the opportunity to provide solutions to private and public markets including K thru 12 and Higher Education, Law Enforcement and Military, Manufacturing, Housing, Sporting Arena’s and other markets. He has also been involved in the community serving in leadership roles within his neighborhood community and, and lake committee.

About John Houser

John Houser started his career at Ockers in 1976, first learning the typewriter repair business working for his father. A Graduate of Holbrook High School and Massasoit Community College, John worked for the company through High School and college learning the family business.  In 1996, John took over the reins of the company as president and has led the company’s expansion from office technology to computers and other technologies.  The Houser Family is represented by three additional family members actively working in the business. In his spare time, John enjoys boating, sports fishing, traveling and spending time with family.