Mirus IT plugged into IT Lab

IT Lab, ECI portfolio company since 2016, has today acquired Mirus IT

Mirus IT is an award-winning managed services provider based in Milton Keynes. The business provides proactive strategic IT services and support required for business continuity, and serves SMEs as well as enterprise-level industry leaders.

The acquisition of Mirus IT is IT Lab’s third during ECI’s investment, alongside Perspective Risk (May 2017) and Content and Code (September 2018). The business now serves 890+ managed services clients with a combined turnover in excess of £75m.

Peter Sweetbaum, CEO of IT Lab, said:

We are delighted to welcome Mirus as part of the IT Lab group. Mirus is a company which we have admired and grown alongside in the managed services space for many years now. Mirus has a 17-year history of excellence in client service as evidenced by its growth over this period and trust among not only its clients, but the marketplace generally.

Peter Sweetbaum 

CEO of IT Lab

Paul Tominson, CEO of Mirus IT, said:

During the 17 years I have been running Mirus I have kept a close track of other technology providers and IT Lab are a provider I have always respected and paid close attention to their journey. I’m incredibly pleased and excited to be joining such an amazing organisation who share a very similar culture to our own.

We believe the breadth of skills within the IT Lab group will allow us to address our clients changing needs and provide exciting long-term career opportunities for myself and our people.

Paul Tominson

CEO of Mirus IT

Tom Wrenn, Partner at ECI, said:

We are delighted to welcome Mirus IT into the IT Lab family. This acquisition further cements IT Lab as one of the UK’s leading technology services and solutions providers, and supports its strategic goals of reaching new clients and evolving its offering to address clients’ changing needs.

Tom Wrenn 

Partner at ECI

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