SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (SSNT) in a move to expand its managed services segment further has acquired Chicago-based Prairie Technology Solutions Group, LLC (“PT”).
SilverSun is a provider of transformational business applications and IT services nationwide while Prairie Technology is a managed services provider (MSP) which helps small and medium-sized businesses for their transformational strategies. It provides managed cybersecurity, IT services as well as disaster recovery and business continuity services to them.
SilverSun already owns one of the United States’ leading MSP businesses through its subsidiary SWK Technologies which has been recognized as industry leader by various trade publications in the country. It has been named to the CRN Solution Provider 500, CRN MSP 500, ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs, and Channel Futures MSP 501.
The business application hosting service of SWK is a big success. It has been adopted by Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). It has also been adopted by users of accounting software including QuickBooks, Sage, Acumatica and many other third party software automation solutions. For SWK’s, the PT acquisitions will definitely be expanding geographic footprints and will play its role increasing its customer base which is already at a substantial level.
It is pleasing for us announcing this exciting transaction, said Mark Meller, CEO of SilverSun. Acquiring Prairie Technologies will help SilverSun in its plan of expanding MSP business. It will help SSNT in regions including Southern California, North Carolina, the Pacific Northwest and Phoenix to increase number of MSP customers. SilverSun has been serving significant number of customers in those regions through its other technology businesses.
We are pleased to be part of a highly praised team of SWK, commented founder and President of Prairie Tech, John Eslinger. PT hopes to be adding each and every day to the value SWK has been bringing for its customers. Joining SWK will provide PT with bigger business opportunities available. Capabilities of PT’s team and solutions give us confidence that it can lead managed services in Chicagoland area.