Aureon, a regional leader in business connectivity, managed IT, consulting services, and contact center solutions, announces the acquisition of Cloud and Managed IT Clients from Northwest Communications Inc., a subsidiary of Northwest Communications Cooperative Association effective January 31, 2024. This acquisition includes the transfer of commercial Clients in northwest Iowa to Aureon.
“Expanding our Cloud and Managed IT Client base through acquisitions is a key aspect of our growth strategy,” says Scott Behn, CEO of Aureon. “Incorporating Northwest Communications’ Client base broadens our footprint of valuable enterprise Clients and aligns with our commitment to offering comprehensive IT solutions throughout the Midwest in key markets like Des Moines, Kansas City and Omaha, serving Clients from coast to coast. The longstanding relationship with Northwest Communications and their commitment to their Clients made this a win-win.”
The Clients acquired by Aureon will have access to its expanded range of managed enterprise IT capabilities, including firewall, security, data backup, and server/workstation management. Northwest Communications Cooperative Association is a shareholder and a longstanding partner of Aureon for more than 35 years, expressing confidence in Aureon’s capabilities.
“In selecting Aureon, we prioritized a partner that shares our dedication to serving customers and maintaining a strong, local presence,” comments Gary Petersen, CEO of Northwest Communications. “This allows us to concentrate on our strengths in telecommunications while ensuring a seamless transition for our customers.”