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Loop1 Welcomes Xlate Group to the Loop1 Family

Loop1 Welcomes Xlate Group to the Loop1 Family

Austin, TX [24 March 2020] Loop1, an Austin-based enterprise IT services management organization, is pleased to announce its continued global expansion with the acquisition of Melbourne-based Xlate Group, a technology services integrator specializing in network and telecommunication systems, applications development, and integration across Australia and Asia.

Commenting on the acquisition, Bill Fitzpatrick, Chairman and CEO of Loop1 said, “The skills and expertise of the Xlate Group are an ideal extension of our North American and European teams. I’m pleased to be adding such a talented team of people along with strategic client and partner relationships to round out our global capabilities.”

Luke Woolmer, group managing director for Xlate has assumed the role of president for Loop1 and will oversee global marketing efforts. “I’m very proud to have joined the Loop1 family; together we now have operations in all global regions and clients in more than 60 countries,” said Woolmer.

The Xlate acquisition brings with it Cisco Premier Partner status with specializations in enterprise networking operations, unified communications, and Webex Collaboration, capabilities that will form new lines of business with the internationalization of the Group.

Xlate Group CEO Anthony Bettanin has assumed the global chief operations officer role for Loop1 and will relocate to Austin. “We welcome the acquisition and merger with Loop1. We will go forward as Loopsters to deliver world-class global service coverage. Loop1 is known around the world as the leading ITOM (IT Operations Management) specialist implementation company and the fit with our APJ operations was natural. We are now able to truly offer 24/7 full-stack monitoring for clients with global operations, supporting the SolarWinds® suite of IT operations management software.”

“I’m delighted to congratulate Loop1 and Xlate on their recent acquisition. We’re excited about their global expansion and welcome the extensive technical expertise Loop1 brings to our customers in the APJ region,” said Sojung Lee, vice president, APJ sales, SolarWinds.

With the acquisition, Loop1 has now grown to more than 100 employees worldwide with offices in Austin, Cork, London, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Melbourne.

About Loop1: Loop1 is a global IT Operations Management company specialized in the SolarWinds IT operations management (ITOM) product offering. Loop1 has developed the ITOMplus implementation framework leveraging the Loop1 Monitoring Maturity Model (L1M3).

About Xlate Group: Xlate are an APJ-focused technology service provider with operations in Australia, Singapore, and Sri Lanka. Xlate has specialized in Cisco Webex collaboration and communications, network and telecommunications servicing.

Contacts:

Courtney Griffin, Marketing Manager, Americas Courtney.Griffin@loop1.com +1 (512)580 2041

Luke Woolmer, President Luke.Woolmer@loop1.com    +61 413686657

 

 

Loop1 Systems Welcomes Kenson Network Engineering to the Loop1 Family

Loop1 Systems Welcomes Kenson Network Engineering to the Loop1 Family

Austin, TX, – Loop1 Systems, an Austin-based enterprise IT service organization, proudly announces the acquisition of Kenson, one of the U.K.’s most respected suppliers of network management tools, expertise, and support.

Kenson has served the market for more than 15 years and in 2017, the company received the SolarWinds Channel Renewal Partner of the Year Award.

“The commitment to SolarWinds is steadfast and evident in the 10-year track record they have with SolarWinds,” said John Woolford, COO of Kenson. “Couple that with their dedicated and service-oriented culture and it was apparent Kenson was a perfect fit for them, and them a perfect fit for Kenson.”

Through this acquisition, Loop1 and Kenson will continue to serve and grow the service and delivery of SolarWinds Certified Professional®(SCP) training and professional services throughout Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA). While Loop1 has operated in EMEA since 2012, with offices in Cork, Ireland, the addition of Kenson to the Loop1 family dramatically amplifies both Loop1 client offerings and expands its SolarWinds relationship.

“I’m delighted to congratulate Loop1 and Kenson on their recent transaction,” said Ludovic Neveu, Group Vice President, sales, SolarWinds, EMEA, “Both companies have been longtime SolarWinds Partners and we look forward to their continued success, helping to deliver SolarWinds solutions to customers across the region.”

After assuming full ownership of the U.S. parent company in 2017, Loop1 co-founder Bill Fitzpatrick set his sights on growing international business. This acquisition propels Loop1 towards this goal by tripling the size of EMEA presence and adding 30% to global revenue while reinforcing the Loop1 family values.

“Our teams share common values and terrific expertise,” said Fitzpatrick. “As we’ve begun to combine our capabilities the collaboration has been fantastic. I am excited about what this team will bring to our EMEA clients in the months and years ahead.”

 

About Loop1:

Loop1 is committed to helping clients achieve their goals through exceptional monitoring tools that are integrated and automated. We deliver collective intelligence through the Loop1 Monitoring Maturity Model (L1M3). L1M3 allows our clients to gain insights, drive outcomes and foster innovation among IT teams and infrastructure services. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in Cork, Ireland, and London, England, Loop1 is able to provide technical solutions either onsite or remotely to clients around the world.

Visit loop1.com for more info.

 

About Kenson:

Established in 1989, Kenson is a long-respected supplier of SolarWinds IT operations management software and support services across the UK.  Through best-in-class tools and industry leading expertise, Kenson helps clients improve IT productivity and reduce operating costs. Kenson is proud to maintain long term client relationships across all industries, with a dedication to unrivaled client support.

Visit kenson.co.uk for more info.

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Austin Business Journal Honors Loop1 And Others On 2016 List

Austin, Texas – October 28, 2016 – Loop1 Systems Inc., a global IT Professional Services and Training company, has been named one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal.

Loop1 Systems ranked No. 19 on the list this year and shared the stage with a number of other innovative companies that are also growing at a rapid pace.

Upon receiving the notification of the award, Don Kinnett said, “It’s an honor to be recognized three years in a row for our continued growth by the Austin Business Journal. Being among a small group of companies to be highlighted in 2016 really speaks volumes about our team and their continuing hard work delivering world class services. We continue raise the bar for ourselves by expanding our expertise and service offerings.”

The company grew in a number of ways this year and is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing IT services companies in Texas.

With professional services and training at it’s core, Loop1 Systems has a dynamic set of service offerings and a diverse client base, which enables the company to scale upward with ease.

Loop1 Systems’ listing is available at the Austin Business Journal’s website. The complete results of the ABJ Fast 50 can be found in the ABJ article detailing the event and the companies honored.

About Austin Business Journal
The Business Journals are the premier media solutions platform for companies strategically targeting business decision makers. We deliver a total business audience of over 10 million people via our 42 websites, 64 publications and over 700 annual industry leading events. Our media products provide comprehensive coverage of business news from a local, regional and national perspective. We have more people, publications and websites covering our nation’s business than any other business media organization, visit http://www.bizjournals.com for more information.

About Loop1 Systems
Loop1 Systems is a global IT Services company with a focus on Professional Services and Training for technology software and platforms. Founded in 2009, the company is headquartered in Austin, Texas with an EMEA office in Cork, Ireland. Visit us at https://loop1.com/

Contact:
Courtney Griffin
Courtney.Griffin@Loop1.com
405 Brushy Creek Rd
Cedar Park, Texas, 78613, US
Ph: 512.377.6206

Loop1 is one of fastest growing companies on Inc 5000 list for 2016

Austin, Texas based Loop1 Systems Inc., a global IT Professional Services and Training company, has been named one of the Top 5000 fastest-growing companies in the country by Inc. Magazine.

Loop1 ranks No. 2077 on this annual list which includes some of the most innovative and successful companies in America.

The company distinguishes itself not only by the hundreds of professional services engagements it performs each year but also by the advanced IT education it provides at its state of the art training facility. Loop1 has continued its growth and joins industry leaders such as Square, Dollar Shave Club, and Yeti Cooler in being recognized by Inc. Magazine in 2016.

I’m proud of Loop1’s continued growth and success and am honored to be recognized again as one of America’s fastest growing companies” says Marc Lucio, the company’s CFO. “To be included on this prestigious list for a third year in a row is a testament to our entire staff and their dedication to providing world class services.” 

Loop1’s listing is available at http://www.inc.com/profile/loop1-systems. The complete results of the Inc. 500|5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2016/.

About Inc. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com.

About Loop1
Loop1 is a global IT Services company with a focus on Professional Services and Training for technology software and platforms. Founded in 2009, the company is headquartered in Austin, Texas with an EMEA office in Cork, Ireland. Visit us at https://loop1.com.

Loop1 Systems honored by Austin Business Journal

Austin, Texas – October 28, 2015 – Loop1 Systems Inc., a global IT Professional Services and Training company, has been named one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal.

Loop1 Systems ranked No. 11 on the list this year and shared the stage with a number of other innovative companies that are also growing at a rapid pace.

Upon receiving the notification of the award, Don Kinnett said, “It’s an honor to be recognized two years in a row for our exceptional growth by the Austin Business Journal. The inclusion in this year’s list is a testament to our team and their continuing hard work delivering world class services. As we continue to expand our services and offerings, the outlook for Loop1 is bright.”

The company grew in a number of ways this year and is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing IT services companies in Texas.

With professional services and training at it’s core, Loop1 Systems has a dynamic set of service offerings and a diverse client base, which enables the company to scale upward with ease.

Loop1 Systems’ listing is available at the Austin Business Journal’s website. The complete results of the ABJ Fast 50 can be found in the ABJ article detailing the event and the companies honored.

 

About Austin Business Journal
The Business Journals are the premier media solutions platform for companies strategically targeting business decision makers. We deliver a total business audience of over 10 million people via our 42 websites, 64 publications and over 700 annual industry leading events. Our media products provide comprehensive coverage of business news from a local, regional and national perspective. We have more people, publications and websites covering our nation’s business than any other business media organization, visit http://www.bizjournals.com for more information.

 

About Loop1 Systems
Loop1 Systems is a global IT Services company with a focus on Professional Services and Training for technology software and platforms. Founded in 2009, the company is headquartered in Austin, Texas with an EMEA office in Cork, Ireland. Visit us at https://loop1.com/

 

Contact:
Travis Wright
Travis.Wright@Loop1Systems.com
912 S. Capital of Texas Highway,
Suite 240
Austin, Texas 78746
Ph: 512.377.6206