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Sirius Computer Solutions to be acquired by CDW for $2.5 billion

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Sirius Computer Solutions to be acquired by CDW for $2.5 billion

CDW Corporation has announced a $2.5 billion acquisition of Sirius Computer Solutions.

The company was founded in 1980 and serves roughly 3,900 large and mid-sized customers with mission-critical technology-based solutions. CDW Corporation¬† stated that the acquisition will “substantially accelerate” the company’s services and solutions capabilities while also diversifying its service portfolio.

Sirius Computer Solutions runs a single Tier III-certified data centre in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, from which it provides colocation services. The company employs approximately 2,600 people.

Sirius, headquartered in Texas, was originally owned by a subsidiary of the private equity company Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Closing of the purchase is expected in December 2021.

“As customers seek increasingly complex and essential digital transformation initiatives, Sirius’ extensive portfolio of world-class technology-based solutions and services-led strategy immediately strengthens our ability to address this need,” said Christine A. Leahy, president and CEO of CDW. “By combining our businesses, we will accelerate our progress toward achieving our three-part growth strategy by expanding our portfolio and strengthening our capacity to offer customer-centric outcomes throughout the whole technological solutions stack and lifecycle.”

CDW stated that the transaction will assist the company accelerate expansion in sectors like as hybrid infrastructure, security, digital and data innovation, cloud and managed services, and would instantly help the company expand its bottom line.

“Today is a wonderful day for Sirius,” Sirius President & Chief Executive Officer Joe Mertens remarked. We have long respected CDW and are excited about the prospect of combining our complementary services and solutions capabilities in order to serve a bigger market of clients as a combined organisation. Sirius and CDW share similar ideals and a results-oriented, customer-centric culture. We look forward to combining Sirius’ substantial talent with that of CDW and to being part of a larger, stronger organisation that will be even more well-positioned for growth in the developing IT services and solutions sector.”

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