CDW announced its agreement to acquire Scalar Decisions Inc., a leading technology solutions provider in Canada with locations across the country and trailing 12-month net sales of approximately C$250 million.
Chris Leahy, chief executive officer of CDW said that Helping customers to optimize their value of their IT investments is core to their mission.
Scalar was founded in 2004 and has almost 350 coworkers serving customers across Canada. With a solutions-based approach and a reputation for solving complex technology challenges, Scalar will enhance CDW Canada’s technical capabilities and expertise in areas such as professional and managed services, infrastructure, security and cloud. The company has been widely recognized for its growth and industry leadership, receiving the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation from Deloitte, being named one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies by Canadian Business and gaining recognition as one of the Top 100 Solutions Providers by Computer Dealer News.
“Joining CDW Canada is a huge win for our customers and our coworkers,” said Paul Kerr, president and chief executive officer, Scalar. “In CDW Canada we found shared values with a customer-first focus and a solutions-led approach.”
“We are thrilled to welcome the Scalar team to CDW Canada,” said J.D. Hupp, vice president and general manager, CDW Canada. “Together, we will continue to create value for our customers as we leverage each other’s strengths.”
The acquisition is expected to close in first quarter 2019, pending regulatory approvals. Until the deal is complete, the companies will continue to operate separately.