Consonus

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Consonus Technologies, Inc.
Type Private
Industry Information Technology
Headquarters Cary, North Carolina
Products Data Centers, Managed Services, IT Consulting and Infrastructure
Website Consonus Technologies

Consonus Technologies, Inc, now called StraTech, provides Information Technology services (data centers, managed services, IT consulting and IT infrastructure services) to businesses in the United States.[1] Consonus' services allow for data back-up and disaster recovery, regulatory compliance, data protection, and virtualization. Consonus also provides hosting, maintenance, technical support and consulting services.[2]

History[edit]

Consonus was formed by the merger of Strategic Technologies, Inc. (STI) of Cary, North Carolina and Consonus of Salt Lake City, Utah on January 23, 2007.[3]

Strategic Technologies was founded in 1988 as CAD Systems of the Carolinas, a Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing company. It quickly diversified into engineering automation, general system infrastructure design and implementation. In 1991, the company was renamed Strategic Technologies, Inc. and increased its portfolio to include services like training and skills transfer, document and imaging management, system support, network and systems management solutions, and business systems.

Consonus, headquartered in Salt Lake City, was founded by Questar Corporation in 1996 to store, protect and manage business information and systems. In 2005, it was sold to Knox Lawrence International (a private equity firm).

Partners[edit]

Consonus has partnerships with many reputed and renowned brands.

  • Manufacturing Partners: NetApp, Sun Microsystems, Hitachi Data Systems, Symantec, and VMware.[4]
  • Affiliates: ACP, Avinti, Cymphonix, EDCUtah, Help Desk Institute, Information System Security Association, IT Service Management Forum USA, International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, MSPAlliance, North Carolina Technology Association, Society for Information Management, Uptime Institute, Utah Technology Council, VeriSign, and Women Tech Council.[5]

Philanthropy[edit]

Consonus sponsored The American Heart Association's Triangle Heart Ball held on 12 February 2009. This event celebrated AHA’s mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases.[6]

Consonus partnered with the University of Utah to promote the Opportunity Program, which provides financial assistance to under-represented students.[7]

Industry Recognition[edit]

  • Consonus Named Symantec "U.S. Partner of the Year" [8]
  • Consonus #4 in Utah Business 2007 Book of Lists [9]
  • Consonus named 'Partner in Preparedness' by Homeland Security [10]
  • Consonus awarded for promoting business continuity in Utah [11]
  • Finalist in 2007 NCTA 21 Awards [12]

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