H2 Equity Partners congratulates its portfolio company Unified, an IT managed service provider, with the acquisition of cybersecurity and enterprise networking specialist Integrated Works. With this acquisition, Unified further addresses the high-growth market for private and public cloud solutions and networking infrastructures.
Integrated Works is a certified Premier Partner of Cisco specialised in cybersecurity, enterprise networking, collaboration and internet of things. The company offers its solutions to SMEs and larger enterprises in all industries. This partnership expands the existing capabilities of Unified, enhances its service portfolio and will further deepen the relationship with its customers.
“This is a next step in realizing our ambition for further growth and expanding our service portfolio. Unified sees increasing demand for security and networking solutions, both from our existing customers and the new segments we are entering. The security and networking capability of Integrated Works fits well with our experience in workspace management, back-up recovery and hybrid cloud solutions, further emphasized by the accelerated ‘Working from Home’ transition of our customers. This acquisition positions Unified even further as the leading managed service provider for companies with 50 – 500 workspaces in the Netherlands.”, says Stephan Derksen, CEO of Unified.
Remco Apon and Cuneyt Ardahanli, management of Integrated Works, commented: “We are delighted to become part of Unified and to continue our growth strategy. We will continue to develop innovative solutions and provide the best products and service to our customers. We see ample potential in sharing knowledge, capabilities and best practices between Integrated Works and Unified.”
Unified, founded in 2004, is an IT managed service provider focused on social housing corporations and other semi-public organizations. Through a strong team of IT specialists and multiple owned Tier 3+ datacentres, Unified supports organizations in making a transition to the cloud. Unified offers safe and modern workspace environments, first line support and back-up and recovery services.
About H2 Equity Partners
H2 Equity Partners, founded in 1991, is an independent investment firm. H2 focuses on medium sized companies that are uniquely positioned and provide significant growth potential. H2 offers these businesses a combination of capital and active management support to realize untapped potential. H2 has a robust, multi-sector track record in building stronger companies, with a sustainable competitive advantage and profitable growth. The investments by H2’s Amsterdam team are funded through its most recent fund, which was launched in June 2019.