NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2021 – 5th Gear Technology Concepts, Inc. announces the successful merger of two IT firms effective on July 1, 2021. The combined group will be known as 5th Gear Technology Concepts, Inc. The 2 companies are geographically based in Nashville, TN.

5th Gear was formed by 2 leading IT Managed Services firms that have been working together for a few years in various amounts of consulting between the two companies. The combined entity will become an industry-leading MSP with national scalability that maintains a local feel and roots within the community.

5th Gear Technology’s existing President and CEO Glenn Porter will maintain his role in the organization, as will the existing Vice President of Operations Randy Wall. A newcomer to the board will be Byte Network Solutions’ Jay Lewis who will take on a new role as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at 5th Gear.

Glenn Porter, the President and CEO and founder of 5th Gear Technology Concepts said, “Bringing Byte into the organization brings a wealth of additional talent to the 5th Gear team in addition to bringing an extensive product portfolio and support options to the existing Byte Network Solutions client base”.

Jay Lewis, the Owner and founder of Byte Network Solutions said, “Merging with 5th Gear Technology Concepts was a no-brainer because it is a successful integration of like-minded culture, leadership, and business processes. The team at 5th Gear has demonstrated years of excellent service and they are well-respected in several different business communities. We are excited for our Byte clients now being part of the team at 5th Gear”.

About 5th Gear Technology Concepts
5th Gear is an award-winning Managed Service Provider (MSP), providing small and medium organizations with local and responsive IT support services. We feature budget-friendly service plans with vast coverage. We specialize in fully managed or co-managed IT support, cybersecurity and cloud solutions, strategic guidance, and excellent customer service.

Contact Information

Name: Glenn Porter, President and CEO
Organization: 5th Gear Technology Concepts, Inc.
Address: 640 Spence Lane, Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37217
Phone: +1-615-606-3121

Name: Jay Lewis, Vice President Sales and Marketing
Organization: Byte Network Solutions, a 5th Gear Technology Concepts company
Address: 640 Spence Lane, Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37217
Phone: +1-615-606-3121