GCOM Announces Acquisition of 20/20 Teknology
The acquisition will enable the company to expand its offerings for industrial-strength networks, managed services, and virtual communications.
Albany, N.Y. (November 9, 2020) — GCOM, a leading provider of technology solutions focused on state and local governments; today announced the acquisition of 20/20 Teknology, a leading managed services provider and systems integrator. The acquisition combines 20/20 Teknology’s expertise in unified and virtual communications, IT infrastructure, and managed services with GCOM’s leading-edge government IT offerings, enhancing GCOM’s ability to provide its government customers the next-generation solutions they need to function seamlessly across departmental boundaries without relying on brick-and-mortar facilities.
20/20 Teknology benefits from the deep relationships that GCOM has with its state and local government customers, enabling the 20/20 Teknology team to apply its ability to maximize IT infrastructure effectiveness and increase productivity to government contexts. The acquisition also provides the 20/20 Teknology team with GCOM’s expertise delivering award-winning digital engagement systems, expanded product development capabilities, and greater access to partners. Employees will benefit from greater opportunities for career development within GCOM.
"GCOM’s mission is to help state and local governments build healthier, safer, and more prosperous communities by providing them with the solutions they need to function more effectively and efficiently and meet their constituents’ rapidly-evolving needs,” said Kamal Bherwani, CEO of GCOM. “At the heart of next-generation government is the foundation of a strong, resilient network that can scale quickly and securely. Through our acquisition of 20/20 Teknology, widely reputed as the ‘Navy Seals of networks,’ we aim to enhance our infrastructure and virtual communications offerings—as well as our IT infrastructure and managed services solutions—to help our combined customers seamlessly meet their growing technology needs. 2020 Teknology’s customers can expect even greater support and capabilities from the combination."
“Both the private and public sectors are experiencing profound digital transformation as they seek greater cost savings and the ability to better serve customers and constituents,” said Kevin Scully, Managing Director of 20/20 Teknology. “As a leading provider of unified communications, IT infrastructure and managed services, 20/20 Teknology brings to GCOM lessons learned from the private sector and the depth of expertise to facilitate government digital transformation. We are delighted to join the GCOM team in helping build the future of government and enhance the services we deliver to our existing customers.”
The 20/20 Teknology team will continue to work out of their Ashburn, Virginia office, including their next-generation artificial intelligence-driven Network Operations center.
GCOM delivers innovative solutions to state and local governments nationwide, with a focus on systems in health and human services, justice and public safety, licensing, and regulatory markets. Combining the resources and capabilities of a large systems integrator with the agility and accessibility of a tight-knit and nimble team, GCOM offers state and local government leading-edge, scalable solutions to enhance operational performance and improve the constituent experience.
About 20/20 Teknology:
20/20 Teknology is an elite solutions engineering company dedicated to helping organizations secure and optimize their IT infrastructure. 20/20 Teknology is committed to helping companies maximize IT effectiveness and increase employee productivity by delivering secure IT infrastructure solutions and cloud UC services. 20/20 Teknology is an IT Solutions company; we have delivered infrastructure optimization services encompassing: Network infrastructure Assessment and Design, Infrastructure Optimization, Network and Data Security, Unified Communications – Voice, Video, Collaboration, and Data Center Design and Implementation. For more information, visit www.2020teknology.com.
About Sagewind Capital LLC:
Sagewind Capital LLC is a New York-based middle-market private equity firm. Sagewind seeks to partner with exceptional management teams and focuses on significant capital appreciation by helping businesses grow organically and through strategic acquisitions. Since it's inception, Sagewind has made eight investments across several industries, including government services, aerospace & defense, software, information technology, healthcare, and business services. The firm is focused on long-term capital appreciation and has the flexibility to own businesses for extended periods. For more information please visit www.sagewindcapital.com.