Synoptek to Acquire EarthLink’s IT Services Arm

Synoptek LLC, a worldwide IT managed services provider (MSP), has acquired EarthLink’s IT services business.

“We are enthusiastic about the Synoptek purchase of the EarthLink IT Services business,” said Tim Britt, CEO for Synoptek. “This acquisition helps us continue our mission to become the best independent IT MSP in the market, and it supplements our ability to provide expert IT leadership and support services to our customers.”

This acquisition of EarthLink’s IT services business will positively impact Synoptek’s 400+ active worldwide customers as well as the 1,700 IT services customers they are acquiring from EarthLink. EarthLink will continue its core business of differentiated managed and network services for enhanced primary data and voice services, and carrier grade transport solutions.

“We are excited to announce this transaction with a company that has a proven track record of success in the IT services space,” said Joe Eazor, CEO and president of EarthLink. “We have a great IT services team, and they are one of the key reasons Synoptek was interested in acquiring these assets. We completed the transaction knowing they have a vibrant future with Synoptek.”

The acquisition extends Synoptek’s portfolio of IT managed services for enterprise organizations, with synergiesbetween both organizations’ core services offered throughout the US and Europe: 24/7 IT management of customer IT systems, managed cloud solutions, managed security, end-user support and IT advisory/consulting solutions. This acquisition expands Synoptek’s presence across the eastern U.S. and complements its national data center infrastructure.