Press release 2022.06.01

Valtti merges with Advania and gains more muscle – New acquisition also taking place right away

Corporate acquisition between Advania and Valtti has been finalized after the approval of public officials. This means that Valtti merges with Advania.

The merge means that we can offer our customers a wider service selection and a growing expertise in IT and in digital services. Together the companies will start building a more customer focused future and grow.

Advania and Valtti have strongly compatible strategies with each other. Combined with each other the companies’ pro forma sales in 2021 were about 78 million euros and the number of employees after the merge is about 330 professionals. The CEO of Valtti Atte Kekkonen will become the new Country CEO.

With its size the new company will be a considerable operator in Finland. It will provide modern services for information security, end user services, hybrid cloud solutions, and the utilization of the whole Microsoft system. In addition, Advania consults and develops solutions for modern digital work business.

“In IT services the best service is always local”, states Atte Kekkonen. “We continue making our customers’ lives easier and enabling businesses to evolve with the help of technology. With our customers we are always aiming for long lasting relationships that are based on trust.”

Advania predicts the future technology developments and adjusts its operation based on the fast-evolving environment. The priority is always the needs of a customer and offering the best solutions that can advance a customer’s operation. Advania’s local services have the support of international Northern European country businesses in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Island, and England.

Advania grows fast – The latest company acquisition expands the AV and presentation technology services

 Advania has bought Edutaito Oy. By buying Edutaito Advania reinforces its service selection in information and communication technology systems. The Head of Modern Work Timo Drachman states there to be a high demand on audiovisual and presentation technology solutions in the public and private sectors.

 ”New interactive and networked AV service entities will become more imporant especially among the new wellbeing services counties”, states Drachman. ”Sound and image will become more prominent part of the IT entities in the future. Edutaito has a strong expertise and a long experience in creating presentation technology solutions for meeting rooms, hybrid spaces, big event spaces, and for self-service stations.”

 

Advania is able to deliver more comprehensive services that include the design and documentation of the full service, equipment deliveries, and a top notch support and maintenance services.

 

“We deliver comprehensive AV systems and presentation technology solutions for customers”, states Sebastian Räisänen, The Head of Design in Edutaito. ”New AV is now called NIAV with networking and interactivity.”

 

”We see growing demand for a cyclic and regularly updating appliance base. This new use culture will decrease the suprises in investments and keeps the work environment up to date”, states Timo Drachman.

 More information about the merge of Advania and Valtti:

 Atte Kekkonen, Country CEO, Advania Finland Oy

Contact and interviews:

Aino von Bonin, The Head of Marketing and Communications

+358 400 753 808

aino.vonbonin@valtti.com

 

More information about the Edutaito purchase:

Timo Drachman, The Head of Modern Work
+358 40 774 5800
timo.drachman@advania.com

Sebastian Räisänen, Solutions Manager, Modern Work
+358 40 555 1385
sebastian.raisanen@edutaito.fi

Advania

With the sales of more than one billion euros Advania is one of the leading IT companies in the North Europe. The company has 3 500 employees in all the Nordic countries and in Britain. In Finland Advania employs about one hundred professionals. Advania’s services cover the whole IT architecture from networks to the end user services and IT outsourcings. We help our customers with cloud service transitions and with building digital work environments. Our Finnish and international customers operate in all sectors from the public sector to the service and industry sector. In Advania IT is for people – We want to make our customers’ life easier and help forward their operation.

 Valtti

Valtti is a comprehensive IT operator that focuses on cloud and data center services, modern work environment solutions, end user services, and information security. We design and execute services to support our customers’ digital operation. In addition to our Microsoft Gold Partnership we have achieved VMware Principal Partner and Okta Premium recognitions from our world class expertise. In Valtti we have about 230 passionate technology experts who deliver the best solutions for our customers. The goal is to create meaningful and successful customer experiences and be constantly learning and growing during the journey.

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