Applied Tech merges with Denver managed service provider

Madison-based managed service provider (MSP) Applied Tech has partnered with Denver-based Platte River Networks to serve businesses throughout Wisconsin, the Denver metropolitan area, and across the U.S. Under the new alliance, Platte River Networks will adopt the Applied Tech brand in early 2023.

The new combined entity will feature:

  • A more diverse team of 150 people located in 23 states working to secure, manage, and co-manage their clients’ IT infrastructure and staff.
  • A broader reach into the SMB market nationwide with the support of key partners and vendors including Ingram Micro Inc., Microsoft, Dell, and Lenovo, among others.
  • More than 100 technology engineers, specialists, and technicians.
  • A dedicated, in-house cybersecurity team led by a chief security officer (CSO).

Both companies have been serving the business IT needs of SMBs throughout Wisconsin and the Denver metro area, respectively, for more than 20 years.