Cybersecurity: Priority One for MSPs, Customers

Cybersecurity: Priority One for MSPs, Customers

Information Technology (IT) played a big role in how companies large and small managed their way through last year’s unexpected sea change in business operations. Virtually overnight, companies with a handful of offices had to move their centralized operations to hundreds of remote, mostly residential locations while also keeping their data safe and secure. America’s 30,000 IT services companies, the outsourcers who manage information technology operations for their clients, made that happen.

IT Services Acquisitions: Opportunity First with a Bit of Therapy

IT Services Acquisitions: Opportunity First with a Bit of Therapy

Information Technology (IT) played a big role in how companies large and small managed their way through last year’s unexpected sea change in business operations. Virtually overnight, companies with a handful of offices had to move their centralized operations to hundreds of remote, mostly residential locations while also keeping their data safe and secure. America’s 30,000 IT services companies, the outsourcers who manage information technology operations for their clients, made that happen.

Cogent Growth Partners Advises Aldridge in Simultaneous Acquisitions of Tarrant Technology and ENTRUST Technology Consulting Services

Latest acquisitions follow more than 12 transactions
Aldridge has completed where Cogent provided M&A advisory services

ATLANTA – May 13, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners, a buy-side advisor and intermediary for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the IT Services sector, today announced the successful closings of two transactions with Aldridge, a leading IT services provider with offices in Texas and Seattle. In March, Aldridge acquired Tarrant Technology, a Fort Worth-based managed technology and services provider, as well as ENTRUST Technology Consulting Services, which supports the technology needs of small- to mid-sized businesses. Financial terms of the two independent acquisitions were not disclosed.

Cogent Growth Partners Advises WorkSmart in Acquisition of IT Services Firm LAN Systems

Second transaction of 2021 is the fifth deal WorkSmart has closed
with Cogent providing M&A advisory services

ATLANTA – May 13, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners, a buy-side advisor and intermediary for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the IT Services sector, today announced the successful closing of WorkSmart’s second acquisition of the year and its fifth acquisition working with Cogent Growth Partners.

Listen Now: Cogent CEO Rick Murphy on Business RadioX®’s “Alpharetta Tech Talk”

Listen Now: Cogent CEO Rick Murphy on Business RadioX®’s “Alpharetta Tech Talk”

Rick Murphy, CEO of Cogent Growth Partners, joins host John Ray to discuss his firm’s work with IT services companies seeking to expand through acquisition, why acquisitions are vital for acquiring talent, not just customers and revenue, why he calls his work “transaction therapy,” and much more. “Alpharetta Tech Talk” is produced virtually by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta.