Stratix Systems Acquires a majority stake in LYNX Computer Technologies

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Stratix Systems Acquires a majority stake in LYNX Computer Technologies.

Stratix Systems (stratixsystems.com), a leading regional provider of managed IT services, as well as office technology, content management and imaging services, based in Wyomissing, PA, announced that it has completed the strategic acquisition of a majority stake in LYNX Computer Technologies (lynxnet.com), one of the leading IT consulting firms in the region, also based in Wyomissing, PA.

Going forward, Lynx will trade as “LYNX Computer Technologies, a Stratix Systems company.” Mark Diefenderfer, CPA, president of LYNX Computer Technologies, will continue to lead the Lynx organization — one with a staff of 30 IT professionals. LYNX principals Peter Mullenberg and Michael Widel will also continue to hold ownership and leadership positions in the organization.

Both management teams agree that the acquisition will take both organizations to the next level of success.

According to Brent Simone, President of Stratix Systems, “It’s a great match. The strategic acquisition of a majority stake in with LYNX Computer Technologies represents another major milestone in both the growth of Stratix Systems and the capabilities and services we can bring to bear for our clients — a combined strength of over 120 professionals.”

Says Simone, “Our goal is to leverage the strengths of two outstanding organizations into a service-driven powerhouse with expanded capabilities, expanded geographies, expanded opportunities and a combined strength that will be very positive for clients of both Stratix Systems and LYNX Computer Technologies.”

According to Peter Mullenberg, LYNX Vice President, “The acquisition by Stratix Systems is so important because both Stratix and LYNX have shared values and goals, a shared commitment to innovation and client service and incredible synergies that both companies can leverage.

With the addition of Stratix Systems engineers, specialists and other client-facing resources to LYNX Computer Technologies’ market-leading organization, LYNX can now offer a greatly enhanced range of services and solutions,” added Simone. “We are very much looking forward to working with their clients to maximize these combined capabilities to help improve productivity and reduce their costs.”

Mark Diefenderfer, CPA, president of LYNX, adds, “Stratix Systems brings real depth of capability for our clients with the infrastructure to provide best in class capabilities and services to the combined base of well over 5,000 clients. It’s very positive news for LYNX employees and our clients.”

“Over the past 20+ years, LYNX Computer Technologies has grown to become one of the most respected IT, Value Added Reseller and web technologies organizations in the region, with an excellent reputation for outstanding service and innovative solutions. Similarly, Stratix Systems, with its 50-year history, has grown 600% over the past decade, also attributes its growth to outstanding service and innovative solutions in IT, Content and Document Management and Imaging. We’re very excited about the future,” say both Diefenderfer and Simone.

About Stratix Systems

With offices in Reading, the Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, York and Central and Northern New Jersey, Stratix Systems is one of the region’s leading technology solutions partners. Stratix Systems has the people, resources and experience to deliver the IT, content management and imaging support clients need: where, when and how they need it.

Stratix Systems has also earned certification as a Pros Elite 100 dealer in this region. This award certification recognizes the top-shelf achievement and client service of the top 100 service organizations in the country, and Stratix Systems is the only organization holding the Pros Elite certification in the region. In fact, very few providers in the region can match the vast array of total business solutions and responsive service available from Stratix Systems. It’s no wonder why Stratix Systems is the partner-of-choice for over 5,000 organizations throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Stratix Systems is headquartered in Wyomissing, PA.

About LYNX Computer Technologies

Founded in 1994, LYNX Computer Technologies is a Value Added Reseller and Web Technologies Company based in Wyomissing, PA. Over the past 20+ years, as the technology industry has developed at an unprecedented rate, LYNX Computer Technologies has grown to become one of the largest, most respected IT Organizations in the region, with an excellent reputation for outstanding service and innovative solutions based on an unwavering commitment to client support and proven, reliable technologies.

The company provides managed IT Services, full service information technology implementations and integrations primarily for small and medium sized businesses in Berks, Carbon, Chester, and Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery and Schuylkill counties. In addition to providing highly reliable Local and Wide-area Network Platforms, LYNX supplies Cloud Solutions along with Network and Server Disaster Recovery, as well as Network Security Products and Services, including Firewall Security Appliances, Antivirus products, AntiSpam/AntiVirus Perimeter Services, Internet Monitoring and Filtering Solutions, computer and networking hardware, desktop and network operating system software, on-going technical support, repair and training.