Dec 18, 2017
Overland Park, KS based Alexander Open Systems (AOS) sells to ConvergeOne of Eagan, MN with the assistance of private equity group Clearlake Capital of Santa Monica, CA. Terms of the deal were not announced.
Founded in 1992 AOS is the leading IT consulting group in the Midwest helping companies tackle in- depth technology projects that address their specific challenges. Through their highly certified experts and strategic partner relationships, AOS solves complex issues with creative solutions and simplify the business of IT.
Founded in 1993, ConvergeOne is a leading global IT service provider of collaboration and technology solutions for large and medium enterprise with decades of experience assisting customers to transform their digital infrastructure and realize a return on investment. Over 11,000 enterprise and mid-market customers trust ConvergeOne with collaboration, enterprise networking, data center, cloud and security solutions to achieve business outcomes. Investments in cloud infrastructure and managed services provide transformational opportunities for customers to achieve financial and operational benefits with leading technologies. Uniquely positioned, ConvergeOne has partnerships with more than 300 global industry leaders, including Avaya, Cisco, Genesys, IBM, and Microsoft to customize specific business outcomes. ConvergeOne delivers solutions with a full lifecycle approach including strategy, design and implementation with professional, managed, cloud and support services. ConvergeOne holds more than 2,300 technical certifications across hundreds of engineers throughout North America including three Network Operations Centers.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm founded in 2006. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake's operational improvement approach, O.P.S.® The firm's core target sectors are software and technology-enabled services; industrials and energy; and consumer. Clearlake currently has over $3.5 billion of assets under management and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 90 investments.