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CDW acquires Canadian tech solutions company

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  • Lincolnshire-based CDW announced it will acquire Scalar Decisions Inc., a technology solutions provider in Canada.

    Lincolnshire-based CDW announced it will acquire Scalar Decisions Inc., a technology solutions provider in Canada.
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LINCOLNSHIRE -- CDW announced it will acquire Scalar Decisions Inc., a technology solutions provider in Canada.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Scalar was founded in 2004 and has almost 350 workers serving customers across Canada. With a solutions-based approach and a reputation for solving complex technology challenges, Scalar will enhance CDW Canada's technical capabilities and expertise in areas such as professional and managed services, infrastructure, security and cloud, CDW officials said in a release.

Scalar has been widely recognized for its growth and industry leadership, receiving Canada's Best Managed Companies designation from Deloitte, being named one of Canada's fastest-growing companies by Canadian Business and gaining recognition as one of the Top 100 Solutions Providers by Computer Dealer News.

"This strategic acquisition expands our CDW Canada solutions and services portfolio, extends our in-market presence across Canada and enhances the value that we can deliver to our customers." said Chris Leahy, chief executive officer, CDW.

The acquisition is expected to close in first quarter 2019,