CompassMSP expands to Maryland with acquisition of MRW Systems, Inc.

The Baltimore metro area managed IT services provider was acquired as part of CompassMSP’s strategic initiative to meet the needs of current and new clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.

WEST HARTFORD, CT — CompassMSP, a managed IT services provider for small to medium-sized businesses with ten locations nationwide, is announcing the acquisition of the assets of MRW Systems, Inc. (MRW Systems) of Westminster, Maryland. MRW Systems is now a member of the CompassMSP family, however, like all other businesses acquired by CompassMSP, the operations will retain their current team and location. They will operate under the name MRW Systems: A CompassMSP Company and will continue to be led by former CEO, Michael Wolinski, as General Manager.

The MRW Systems team will join CompassMSP’s Mid-Atlantic region, led by Regional Vice President Tom Praschak in Princeton, New Jersey. They will significantly enhance CompassMSP’s ability to serve clients located between New York City and Washington, DC.

“We are extremely proud of what we built since we started MRW Systems in 1997,” said Wolinski. “However, after nearly 25 years, we recognized the value of a partnership with a larger community of experienced IT professionals like CompassMSP. Through this merger, we will be able to offer even more to our clients and expand opportunities for our amazing team. We are delighted to become part of CompassMSP and I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish in the coming years.”

MRW Systems has been serving the SMB market in the Baltimore metro area for more than two decades, earning rave reviews for their white glove service and their innovative security solution, NetGarde.

“I’m excited that MRW Systems has joined the CompassMSP family; it is a great fit for everyone involved.” said CompassMSP CEO Ari Santiago. “CompassMSP grows stronger, the team at MRW has a bigger platform for growth, and MRW System’s clients gain greater resources and capabilities.”

“Through this process, I’ve come to know Michael and his team and have been very impressed by him and his business,” Santiago added. “Their focus on responsive service and high-end data security solutions makes MRW Systems a great provider for growing organizations that depend on secure and strong technology.”

CompassMSP’s Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Acquisitions Josh Kotler said he sees great potential in the partnership with MRW Systems since both companies have similar structures and aligned values.

“There aren’t many managed service providers like MRW Systems.” said Josh Kotler. “Michael and his team should be very proud of what they have built, and I am thrilled to add them to the CompassMSP family. We utilize the same operating framework and share the same mission and values. CompassMSP will continue to acquire similar MSPs aligned with our culture, vision and proactive delivery model.”

About CompassMSP

With locations in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, New York and now Maryland, CompassMSP offers powerful, secure, and cost-effective IT infrastructure, operations, and services that help businesses grow. CompassMSP is dedicated to helping their clients in the financial, healthcare, legal, manufacturing, and other industries, realize a competitive advantage by harnessing the power of technology to reach their business goals.