Managed Services

Dataprise Acquires PEI to Expand US Presence


Dataprise, backed by Trinity Hunt Partners and a provider of managed IT, cybersecurity and cloud solutions, has acquired PEI. Financial information was not disclosed.

This is technology M&A deal number 300 that ChannelE2E and MSSP Alert have covered so far in 2023. See more than 2,000 technology M&A deals for 2023, 2022, 2021, and 2020 listed here.

Dataprise, founded in 1995, is based in Rockville, Maryland. The company has over 500 employees listed on LinkedIn. Dataprise’s areas of expertise include managed IT services, cybersecurity solutions, and Microsoft technologies.

PEI, founded in 1988, is based in Boulder, Colorado. The company has 188 employees listed on LinkedIn. PEI’s areas of expertise include IT services and solutions, with a commitment to building client relationships and addressing complex business challenges.

The acquisition enables Dataprise to expand its geographic presence into the Colorado market and bolsters its expertise in Microsoft technologies, offering existing and new clients enhanced IT solutions and services, according to the company.

Dataprise Acquires PEI: Executive Insight

William Flannery, Chief Executive Officer, Dataprise, commented:

"We are thrilled to welcome PEI into the Dataprise family. PEI's commitment to clients and their three-decade track record align perfectly with our strategic goals."

Tim Krueger, President and CEO, PEI, said:

"Becoming a Dataprise company marks a significant advancement for our clients and employees. We share a common vision for excellence in IT services and are excited for the future."

Christian Fulmino, SVP of M&A, Dataprise, adde:

"PEI’s extensive reach in Colorado and its skilled team make it an ideal partner as we continue to build our national footprint."

About The Companies

Dataprise, a part of the Trinity Hunt Partners portfolio, is recognized for providing IT solutions that support and enable client business objectives across various industries. Dataprise previously acquired Cohere Cyber Secure, a security-first managed services provider headquartered in September 2023.

Since its foundation, PEI has focused on delivering IT services that meet the critical business needs of its clients, with a strong emphasis on relationship building.