CDW Corp. purchases Norfolk-based Amplified IT
Va. company is Google K-12 services partner
Norfolk-based education consulting firm Amplified IT has been purchased by CDW Corp., an Illinois-based Fortune 500 technological services provider, CDW announced Tuesday.
Founded in 2008, Amplified IT focuses on the K-12 and higher education markets and is Google’s leading K-12 services partner. CDW offers its services to education customers as well as business, government and health care sectors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“I am thrilled for Amplified IT to join CDW and build on our partnership that began in 2016,” Tim Lee, president and founder of Amplified IT, said in a statement. “We share a culture that puts customers at the center of everything we do and know that joining CDW creates meaningful opportunity for our education customers and our team.”
“The complexities and critical technology needs facing school districts and educational institutions as they serve their students have become more evident than ever,” CDW President and CEO Christine A. Leahy said in a statement. “The combination of Amplified IT’s focus on educator support and technical skills with CDW’s scale, reach, and leading market position in education will accelerate our collective ability to help schools leverage technology to achieve even greater educational outcomes.”