EAGAN, Minn.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Scantron Corporation, a leading, global provider of assessment solutions including certification and licensure testing, as well as technology solutions, today announced the acquisition of IT Nexus, an information technology services provider that designs, manages and supports IT infrastructure. Together with IT Nexus, Scantron will broaden the technology solutions available in healthcare markets while further developing its expertise as a technology leader.
“Scantron is committed to delivering superior technology solutions,” said Kevin Brueggeman, CEO, Scantron, “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.”
The addition of this Omaha-based company comes amid a series of acquisitions Scantron has made in recent years that bolsters its market share as a managed technology service provider. With a reputation for reliability and accuracy spanning 40 years, Scantron is continuing its growth strategy to become the IT solutions provider for businesses of all sizes across the nation.
“For decades, Scantron has provided superior service to our clients,” said Kim Larsen, Vice President Managed IT Services, Scantron. “We offer countless managed IT services that include everything from private and public cloud solutions to disaster recovery and security, as well as compliance management options. Through the acquisition of IT Nexus, we can offer more expertise, more technology, and enhance our understanding of client needs.”
With technicians in 45 states and a state-of-the-art network operations center, Scantron 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. Having secured a third Omaha, NE-based company, Scantron’s decades-long commitment to Omaha and the entire region continues by enhancing its powerful base of operations for its managed technology services.
“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,” said Chuck King, CEO, IT Nexus. “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.”
Scantron Corporation is a global, diversified company that empowers growth through intelligent, mission-critical assessment, technology, and data capture solutions for business, education, certification, and government clients around the world. Each year the company develops and delivers millions of digital education assessments and certification tests, provides managed technology support for several hundred thousand IT endpoints and devices, manages nearly a billion copied pages, prints & delivers hundreds of millions of high-precision, scannable answer sheets, and supports leading educational institutions, certifying bodies, small to large businesses, and government agencies across the globe. Scantron is headquartered in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, with other locations in the Research Triangle of North Carolina; Omaha, Nebraska; and Columbia, Pennsylvania. Scantron is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harland Clarke Holdings. For more information visit www.scantron.com.
Tim Luukkonen, Director Corporate Communications
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