Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Shreveport, New Orleans IT firms merging

by BIZ Magazine

MY IT, a New Orleans-based IT services provider, is merging with Shreveport’s Enterprise Computing Services.

Kevin Cook, CEO of ECS, will lead the combined company. Members of both management teams will join to run the combined business. The senior staff from both companies will include ECS Chief Operating Officer Jon Katz and Director of Operations Holly Lawrence, as well as My IT Chief Operating Officer Chris Gonzales, Chief Technology Officer Nick LaVerde and Chief Strategy Officer Perryn Olson.

The merged company will use the My IT brand.

Founded in 2000, My IT serves small and mid-sized businesses with managed IT, hosted cloud services, disaster recovery, virtual CIO, VoIP and security services.

“This merger is about taking two premier IT managed service businesses and forging them into a single platform from which to better serve our customers,” My IT CEO Patrick Leonard said in a statement. “I’ve had the pleasure of leading My IT for the past many years, growing our business and solidifying our place among the best IT service providers in the industry. I think it’s a testament to the deeply rooted vision and values shared by these two companies that they’ve chosen My IT as the go-forward brand.”

Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed.

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