PORTLAND, Maine – Winxnet, Inc, an IT outsourcing and consulting firm headquartered in Maine with offices throughout the Eastern United States, is pleased to announce itsstrategic alliance with K&R Network Solutions, Inc, a San Diego-based Managed Services Provider with significant expertise in automation and technical integration. This alliancealigns two of the strongest and fastest growing MSPsin North America, combiningdeep technical experience and broad reach with local expertise.
Recently named to the2017 Best Places to Work in Maine and the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies lists, Winxnet has become the premier provider of Managed IT services throughout New England and the Eastern United States, with offices in Portland, Maine, Methuen, Massachusetts and Chattanooga, Tennessee. “Winxnet has been fortunate to experience growth and success in a very competitive and fast-paced industry,” said Chris Claudio, CEO and Co-Founder of Winxnet. “Wehave a responsibility to our clients and staff to continue growth and innovation strategiesthat will keep pace with technology changes. The automation and technical integration expertise that K&R brings to our portfolio enables us to elevate and streamline our support. We are thrilled with this partnership and what it means to our clients.”
The immediate focus of this alliancewill be to combine the Network Operations Centers (NOC) of each organization and utilize custom applications and tools to increase proactivemonitoring andresolution capabilities. While this increased innovation and access to a deeper bench of technicalexperts will be an immediate benefit to Winxnet and K&R clients, the scalability and combined purchasing power will also ensure both Winxnet and K&R remain competitive in the industry.
“Every decision we make is focused on increasing the service quality of our products.Throughout 2017 we executed this vision by adding Managed Security Services to our Managed Services offer. To start 2018, we knew we wanted to focus on increasing our use of automation in service delivery while enhancing the depth and strength of our technical teams, without impacting the culture of client care that each company has cultivated.” said Claudio.
Established in 2001, K&R Networks is a trusted IT advisor providing Managed IT Servicesand was voted one the Best Places to work in San Diego. The 50+ team supports adynamic base of clientele with expertise inthe life sciences, financial, medical and legal industries. Commitment to service, proactive monitoring and true end to end support model have set them apart from other providers. “Like Winxnet, K&R was founded by engineers who knewday to day IT support could be better. For 17 years we have worked tirelessly on our automation toolsto not only enhanceresolution times but to also ensure top performance, consistency and scalability of our managed service deliverables. We have successfully collaborated with Winxnet for many years through, HTG, our industry peer group. We share common core values and are extremely excited to be taking this next step in joining teams and strengths” said K&R Co-Founder and CTO Jeremy Kurth.
Although each organization’s NOC departments will be combining there will be no change in how clients access their systems or supportand they will notice no changes in their computing environments, services or other scheduled events. Thecore staff of each company, including leadership teams, will remain intact and there are no plans to reduce staffing in any location. There are also no immediate plans to change names of either company.
“It’s important that as we implement our custom automation solution sets that client experience and service is impacted as little as possible. Theplan is designed specifically with the clients in mind to increase our service quality while doing it quietly, something we have the expertise and proven track history to do,” said Kurth.
Winxnet is an IT Consulting and Outsourcing firm that has been helping organizations reduce IT costs, lower risk, and achieve greater ROI on technology initiatives since 1999. With multiple offices throughout the Eastern United States, Winxnet provides a broad reach with local expertise. For additional information, visit www.winxnet.com.
About K&R Network Solutions:
Since 2001K&R Network Solutions has been providing IT consulting and thought leadershipto the San Diego, California area, with a presence in Los Angeles, California. Through a commitment to service quality and client experience, K&R provides a true end to end support experience, with specific expertise in technical integrations, IT advisory services and proactive monitoring. For more information, visit www.krns-inc.com.
K&R Network Solutions takes pride in offering the best IT services and solutions available. Our certified engineers and friendly customer service representatives are here to help with all of your IT needs.