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March 5, 2021 | By stephen

LeadingIT Acquires CLASS Computing to Expand Chicagoland Presence

Growing cybersecurity IT firm announces first MSP acquisition

Chicago, IL  March 1, 2021:  LeadingIT, a Chicagoland cybersecurity and IT support company, announced today the acquisition of CLASS Computing, a managed services provider (MSP) based in downtown Chicago, serving fire districts, park districts, non profits and businesses around Chicago.

The acquisition of CLASS marks the first MSP acquisition for LeadingIT, a company that has already seen significant growth in the cybersecurity and IT industry throughout the years.

“We made the decision to acquire CLASS because of its great reputation and long-standing customer relationships with fire districts, non-profits, and manufacturers. In addition, CLASS’ downtown Chicago presence gives us the opportunity to expand our footprint to successfully serve our mutual clients.” said Stephen Taylor, CEO of LeadingIT.

“For over 10 years, CLASS has been working closely with their customers to manage their IT environments, providing proactive, personalized support. Additionally, our partnership reflects the shared values of each of our companies, including a dedication to providing our customers with peace of mind when it comes to IT, so that they can focus on what they do best.” added Stephen Taylor.

CLASS was founded in 2009 and has grown and evolved as an expert resource for IT support, providing a customer-centric approach to delivering outsourced IT management for its customer base.

“Joining LeadingIT is an exciting moment for all of us at CLASS. We are looking forward to offering our customers expanded resources and the ability to tap into LeadingIT’s extensive cybersecurity protections.” said Dale Schwer, Founder of CLASS.

The culture fit of CLASS Computing will become a blueprint for LeadingIT to continue growth by actively acquiring MSPs that are a culture fit and in sync with their core values which will help them run faster and more efficiently for their clients. The company plans to continue its expansion in the coming months and years across Chicagoland.

About LeadingIT

LeadingIT’s mission is to PROTECT every Chicagoland organization from malicious cybersecurITy threats and subpar nickel+dime IT support.  More than 100+ Chicagoland organizations trust LeadingIT to provide 24/7, all-inclusive, fast, and friendly technology and cybersecurity support. They appreciate instant support via phone to solve their technology needs and they sleep well at night knowing they are protected. These organizations typically have 10-200 employees with industries ranging from government, nonprofits, manufacturers, schools, accounting, religious organizations, to law offices.  To learn more about their ALL-inclusive IT and cybersecurity support and our ransomware guarantee, please visit

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