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ATSG Acquires MSP Optanix Inc.

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Managed IT services provider (MSP) and solutions company ATSG has acquired Optanix, an MSP and technology provider. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

This is technology M&A deal number 775 that ChannelE2E has covered so far in 2021. See all technology M&A deals for 2021 and 2020 listed here.

Optanix’s portfolio will enhance ATSG’s technology solutions as-a-service offerings, the buyer said. ATSG will also gain high-end managed services and monitoring technologies, along with advanced networking, collaboration and contact center capabilities, the buyer said.

ATSG Acquires Optanix: A Longstanding Partnership

Anthony J. D’Ambrosi, CEO, ATSG
Anthony J. D’Ambrosi, CEO, ATSG
Edmond Baydian, CTO, Optanix

Anthony J. D'Ambrosi, CEO of ATSG, commented:

"The Optanix acquisition was a strategic choice to complement ATSG's well-established Enterprise Infrastructure Management, Multicloud, Collaboration, and Contact Center Offerings, adding engineering, operational and platform development expertise, as well as unique intellectual property, to our company. Our long-standing partnership with Optanix has provided for customer success, innovation, and a deeper channel partner ecosystem. We are excited to rapidly integrate the two mature organizations, leveraging our global footprint, to more holistically enable our clients to succeed in today's dynamic marketplace."

Edmond Baydian, CTO, Optanix, added:

"We are thrilled to join ATSG. Through the combined, larger organization, we will have the ability to provide an expanded portfolio of solutions to our clients and channel partners."

ATSG’s Growth Path

ATSG, founded in 1994, began as an enterprise network and systems integrator. Over the last decade, the company has transitioned to a tech-enabled MSP, featuring highly secure, multi-cloud solutions. This is the company’s sixth acquisition in three years -- including buying DatAvail in March 2021.

ATSG previously acquired QTS in 2017, VDX in 2018, Highstreet Network Solutions in 2018, Shore Group Solutions in 2019, and MTM Technologies in late 2020.