Managed Services

Aligned Technology Solutions and TechGen Consulting Merge to Form Teal


IT service providers Aligned Technology Solutions and TechGen Consulting have merged to form a new entity named Teal. Financial information was not disclosed.

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Aligned Technology Solutions, founded in 2009, is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. The company has 29 employees listed on LinkedIn. Aligned Technology’s areas of expertise include Managed IT Services, Business Continuity Planning, IT Consulting, Strategic IT Planning, Networking / Telecommunications, Cloud Solutions, Office 365, Managed Security, Cybersecurity, MSP, MSSP, VoiP, Outsourced IT, Healthcare IT, Association IT, Non Profit IT, Computer Security, NIST, HIPAA, Compliance, and CMMC.

TechGen Consulting, founded in 2000, is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company has  26 employees on LinkedIn. TechGen’s areas of expertise include managed IT Services, On-Premise Systems, Cloud Computing, IT Network Security, Disaster Recovery Solutions, HIPAA, Compliance, Cybersecurity, MSP, Business Continuity Planning, Strategic IT Planning, and ISO 27001 Certified.

Elevated Service Delivery

Central to Teal’s approach is the creation of robust, partnership-level relationships with clients, which they believe is key to fostering trust and ensuring business alignment and growth, according to the company.

Teal offers services beyond daily tech management. The company has a team focused on cybersecurity, providing counsel, addressing tech issues, and setting up infrastructure to manage security and compliance demands.

The company did not say where it will be headquartered.

The Formation of Teal: Executive Commentary

Reid Johnston, Teal co-founder and Chief Information Officer, commented:

"Our legacy partners choose to stay with us year after year because we provide them with the things they value most in managed IT services. By combining these, we can morph their challenges into exciting opportunities for enhancement. That’s how we give them the obsessive service they deserve, and we are carrying these crucial elements forward into Teal.”

Gar Whaley, Teal co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer, elaborated:

“Teal places great emphasis on cybersecurity. We incorporate security as an integral part of our processes. The process starts by prioritizing the application of security measures to Teal first and foremost because our security is connected to our client’s security."

Don Sauer, Teal co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, remarked:

“Successful business leaders understand the importance of actively listening to your customers. This merger allows us to refine our services further, ensuring we meet or exceed client expectations.”

Integrated Cybersecurity for Competitive Edge

Teal goes beyond merely addressing day-to-day tech concerns. Equipped with a sophisticated cybersecurity team, the company is well-placed to offer expert counsel, troubleshoot issues, and proactively establish an infrastructure adept at handling complex security and compliance demands.