New York – March 2019 – Core BTS (“Core”), a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital, announced that it has acquired the Microsoft Business Unit of SADA Systems, a global leader in business and technology consulting and IT services. This transaction represents the first add-on acquisition for Core since Tailwind invested in the company in August 2018 and is part of Core’s ongoing strategy to expand its services portfolio, including its managed services capabilities, across the United States.
SADA’s Microsoft practice is a leading Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP), holding multiple Gold competencies, and has a strong track record in enterprise consulting, cloud platform migration, custom application development, managed services, user adoption and change management.
“This acquisition strengthens our strategic partnership with Microsoft and expands our relationships with many tremendous clients,” said Core CEO Walter Cook. “Our talented team will continue to offer our clients the industry-leading services and solutions that help them advance their businesses through technology. I am excited to welcome the employees to the Core family.”
Core has an established IT services and cloud solutions portfolio focused on Network, Data Center, Collaboration and Security. The acquisition of SADA’s Microsoft business unit greatly expands these capabilities, strengthening Core’s professional and managed services, as well as end user adoption for the broader Microsoft solution set. Additionally, with this transaction, Core has added a West Coast operation, as well as significant capabilities to address its customers' increasing demand for Azure and Office 365 cloud solutions.
“We’re proud of the tremendous growth we’ve experienced, the exceptional team we’ve built, and the industry leading brands with whom we have worked,” said SADA Systems CEO Tony Safoian. “We’re confident our customers are in excellent hands with Core, where they will continue to receive the same level of service delivery and support from the team they know and love.”
About Core BTS:
Core BTS is a solution provider focused on customer-centric software, technology and related IT infrastructure and technology services to corporate and government clients. Core BTS solves complex business needs across networking, collaboration, security and data center infrastructure. Core BTS’s capabilities include technical support and managed services of existing infrastructure, security and networking advisory and assessments and remote monitoring support for hardware and software.
About Tailwind Capital:
Tailwind Capital is a middle market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented investments in targeted sectors within healthcare, business services and industrial services. Tailwind partners with experienced management teams and entrepreneurs to transform businesses through organic growth initiatives, acquisitions, and operational and strategic investments. Since inception, Tailwind has managed $3.6 billion of committed equity capital, and has invested in 39 portfolio companies and over 90 add-on acquisitions.