Nottingham’s Air IT acquires London MSP Netstar
Nottingham’s Air IT has acquired London based MSP Netstar. Netstar will now come under the umbrella of the Air IT group.
The announcement stated that this acquisition is a milestone for the group and will significantly strengthen its market share in the managed IT marketplace, extending its reach into London. This acquisition has enabled the Air IT group to double its size in just nine months.
Air IT is a UK supplier of managed IT and communication services, as well as cyber security, and business intelligence solutions. The firm was recently recognised by CRN as the UK’s MSP of the Year. The company is one of only two small enterprise MSPs to achieve the prestigious 3-Star Service Desk Institute (SDI) certification.
Netstar was founded in 2002 by Mit Patel and supports over 150 London businesses; predominantly within the financial services, property and professional services sectors. Netstar delivers managed IT support, digital transformation services, cyber security and connectivity to the SME market. The company has been extremely successful in growing organically; delivering at least 20% year on year growth in the last three years.
John Whitty, CEO of Air IT said:
“I am delighted to welcome Mit Patel and the Netstar team to the Air IT group. Netstar are an extremely successful and exciting business with a very experienced and talented team. Like Air IT, they are famous for delivering award winning service to the UK SME market. This is an exciting phase for Air IT’s continued growth and this acquisition represents a significant step towards achieving our organic and acquisitive goals and extending our regional coverage.”
Mit Patel, Managing Director and Founder of Netstar said:
“We are delighted to join the Air IT group. Netstar has continually invested in our people, systems, processes and product portfolio and we will continue to provide excellent service and strategic technology advice to our customers. Our clients will now further benefit from a broader service portfolio, including Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions.”