Winxnet Acquires Maine Technology Firm, Maine Networks
Posted on December 9, 2014
marks Winxnet's third acquisition of 2014 and
continues the company's focused growth strategy
of strengthening service and solution offerings
to its current customer base.
PORTLAND, Maine - December 9, 2014
-- Winxnet, an IT outsourcing and
consulting firm that meets the complete
technology needs of private and public sector
organizations, today announced the acquisition
of Maine Networks, a Maine technology consulting
firm. The acquisition is the third of 2014
for Winxnet, and is part of the continued
growth strategy for the company; a strategy
focused on incorporating the addition of
top technical talent in order to provide
the highest level of service to Winxnet's
"We are committed to finding
the most talented and capable professionals
to join our growing team and customer base,"
said Chris Claudio, CEO of Winxnet. "Jeff
has built an impressive company in Maine
Networks that shares our fundamental ideology
in delivering unparalleled IT excellence,
with a focus on an exceptional customer
Maine Biz Online Editor, Dylan Martin, talks
to Winxnet CEO, Chris Claudio, about the company's
third acquisition of 2014.
PORTLAND, Maine - December 9, 2014
-- Portland-based IT firm Winxnet has bought
a local consulting technology group, making
it the company's third acquisition this year.
Winxnet announced the purchase of Portland-based
Maine Networks on Monday. The acquisition brings
the company's total workforce to around 110
employees, an increase from the 70 before the
company's first and second acquisitions this
year. Financial details of the most recent
acquisition were not disclosed.
Kinney, who founded Maine Networks 16 years
ago, will join Winxnet as senior account engineer,
Winxnet said. The consulting group's other sole
employee is expected to join.
Posted on December
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PORTLAND, Maine - December 15, 2014
-- Today Winxnet, an IT outsourcing
and consulting firm that supports the complete IT
strategy and service needs of small and mid-sized
businesses, announced the launch of their new Security
Health Check tool. Winxnet Security, led by Vice
President of Security, Dr. Eugene Slobodzian, will
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"This has been another record year for information
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starting 2015 with a clear roadmap to better security."
Winxnet's Security Health Check is designed
as a first step for any company that doesn't yet
have a solid cyber-security initiative. Developed
by Winxnet Security, the tool will provide a comprehensive
assessment of an organization's current information
security posture, and show business leaders steps
they need to take to stay ahead of the threat landscape.
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Daniel Madden Daniel Madden joins
Winxnet as a remote Support Technician.
Before joining Winxnet Daniel worked across
a variety of information technology fields
ranging from supporting large ISP's to developing
desktop and web applications. Daniel's experience
with a variety of technologies and solutions
will make an immediate impact to Winxnet
and their customers as the company continues
its rapid growth.
Nick Marcisso Nick Marcisso joins
Winxnet as a Field Technician. Before joining
Winxnet, Nick was the IT Manager for Allen &
Coles Moving Systems, supporting three locations
while coordinating End User Help Desk, networking,
VOIP and server management. Nick's extensive
technical experience will be valuable to
Winxnet and its customers as the company
continues its rapid growth.
Cynthia Traver Cynthia Traver
joins Winxnet as an Account Executive. Cynthia
will focus her efforts in the Greater-Boston
region, where her over 10 years of IT sales
experience as well as experience working
in the non-profit sector will make an immediate
impact to Winxnet and its customers as the
company continues its rapid growth.
Travis Landry Travis Landry joins
Winxnet as a Remote Support Specialist.
Before joining Winxnet, Travis interned
as a Site Support Specialist at Maine Medical
Center while attending The University of
Southern Maine pursuing a Bachelor's Degree
in Technology Management. Travis' technical
experience will make him a valuable resource
to Winxnet's customers as the company continues
its rapid growth.
Robert Hilton Robert Hilton joins
Winxnet as an Account Executive. Before
joining Winxnet Robert, a United States
Army Veteran, gained extensive experience
in the technology field. Since 1999, he
has held roles as Field Telecom Technician,
Director of Corporate Services, Field Operations
Supervisor, as well as Sales Account Executive.
Robert's wealth of experience in the IT
industry will benefit Winxnet and its growing
About Winxnet Providing innovative IT solutions since 1999, Winxnet
is a leader in IT outsourcing and consulting, software
development, and strategic technical advisory services
to the private and public sectors. With offices
throughout the Eastern United States, Winxnet provides
a broad reach with local expertise.