Both companies, Cusken and Sync IT, will continue to operate as independent brands under one business after the merger.
Managed IT and cyber security company Sync IT is merging with fellow Co Louth-based Cusken Limited.
Sync IT’s merger with the business supplies company will create four new jobs over the next 18 months. This will bring their total number of staff to 26 by the end of 2023. Both companies have been clients of each other.
Sync IT was founded in 2013 by managed IT services and security professionals Joe Molloy and Allison Cooney. The company serves small and medium-sized businesses in the north-east of Ireland and is one of the only accredited Microsoft cloud partners in the region. Its clients include McArdle Skeath, Truform Laser Dies and Thermodial.
Cusken offers a variety of business equipment to companies nationwide. It sells AV equipment, printers, copiers, cash registers and ergonomic office furniture. It was created in 1987 by Paddy McCusker and John McKenna. Its clients include the HSE, Educational Training Boards and the Irish Aviation Authority.
Both Cusken and Sync IT will continue to operate as independent brands. “Two brands, one company,” Molloy said.
“Our customer base will have access to our combined suite of services, including managed IT services, digital transformation, cyber security and sales and service of copiers, printers, audio-visual equipment, retail and office furniture. office, in addition to a combined 45 years. of business expertise and customer service.”
Molloy will become managing director of the newly combined business, with Cooney serving as technical account director.
He described the merger of the two companies as “a meeting of two hearts and heads.”
“Sync IT and Cusken have similar cultures, values and ways of working. This is the heart. Equally, by combining the company’s core competencies and skill bases, the new merger is poised to capitalize on emerging consolidations in IT, technology and the ‘workplace of the future’. This is the head.”
McCusker will be director of business development. “At the heart of our commitment to the merger is an obsession with putting our customers first and staying relevant to them as the modern office and technology evolve,” said McCusker.
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