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Nov 30, 2018
ChannelE2E by Joe Panettieri • Nov 29, 2018 Scantron Corp. has acquired IT Nexus, a managed services provider (MSP) with healthcare expertise in Omaha, Nebraska. Financial terms were not disclosed. Scantron Managed IT Services VP Kim Larsen Scantron CEO Kevin Brueggeman This is Scantron’s third MSP-oriented buyout in the Omaha area. Earlier deals involved acquiring WRK Systems in 2017 along with P&L Technology in 2016. The company is headquartered in Minnesota, with additional locations in Research Triangle of North Carolina; and Columbia, Pennsylvania. Scantron’s overall IT services catalog now spans hardware, managed IT, managed print and project services. It sounds like Kim Larsen, VP of managed IT services at Scantron, will play a key role in driving the acquired IT Nexus business forward. Executive Perspectives Describing the deal, Scantron CEO Kevin Brueggeman said: “Scantron is committed to delivering superior technology solutions and part of our strategic focus is to maximize our reach in markets like healthcare. By acquiring IT Nexus, we support that strategy and gain additional expertise that better supports national clients as well as those in the Omaha metro area.” IT Nexus CEO Chuck King Added IT Nexus CEO Chuck King: “Scantron is a company that has the expertise and high-levels of customer service needed to ensure our clients continue to get best-in-class support. More importantly, we are fortunate to join a company that is clearly dedicated to the Omaha metro area as a local solutions provider. All of these things make it clear that becoming part of Scantron is the right move for IT Nexus and our customers.” ChannelE2E has reached out to Scantron to learn how many IT Nexus employees are involved in the deal, and whether King will remain with the business post-acquisition. Scantron: The Bigger Business Picture Managed IT services is one piece of the larger Scantron business. The company has technicians across 45 states; provides IT support to more than 9,000 customers nationally; services more than 300,000 pieces of equipment; and manages more than 21,000 endpoints.