Minuteman Security Technologies Acquires Systems Integrator Skynet

Skynet serves enterprise clients across diverse end markets, including business enterprise, education, government, healthcare, energy and public safety.

ANDOVER, Mass. — Minuteman Security Technologies, a provider of enterprise security technology solutions, has acquired systems integrator Skynet Integrations of Tampa, Fla., for undisclosed terms.

With the acquisition of Skynet, Minuteman becomes Central Florida’s largest independent full-service provider of integrated security, communication and life-safety systems, according to an announcement.

“We are thrilled to welcome Skynet into the Minuteman Florida team. Together we’ll have a strong presence with the largest group of technical talent that region,” says Minuteman CEO Joseph Lynch.

“Skynet is a Western Florida-based integrator we have long admired. Josh Williams and Mike Andrews have built a terrific team and our organizations share a customer-focused approach that will allow us to continue our strong growth throughout Florida,” adds Minuteman’s Peter Green, senior vice president of Southeast U.S. operations.”

Under the leadership of Williams and Andrews, Skynet has grown to offer all types of security systems, emergency call systems and communications, as well as leading technologies, specialized products, and installation and other services

“I am thrilled about this next chapter for Skynet,” says Williams, general manager, who, along with Andrews, operations manager, will run Minuteman’s combined Florida operations. “Mike and I are incredibly proud of how we have grown Skynet, with a focus on building a great culture for our employees and providing best-in-class solutions for our loyal customers. We are pleased to have found a partner in Minuteman, which shares these values and our collective commitment to quality and innovation.”

Andrews adds, “I look forward to partnering with Minuteman, whose resources and capabilities will support substantial continued growth both within and beyond the Western Florida market. We are very excited to continue to drive the combined companies’ growth.”

Like Minuteman, Skynet serves enterprise clients nationwide across diverse end markets, including business enterprise, education, government, healthcare, energy and public safety.

Minuteman’s portfolio includes custom design, installation, development and support services. The company, based here, offers a diverse range of advanced security management systems, including video surveillance, access control systems, emergency communications, intrusion detection systems and public safety security solutions.

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