LAKEWOOD, OH - July 8, 2014 - Onix acquired Capital Technology Partners, Inc. (CT Partners) of Ontario, Canada. CT Partners’ expertise with both Google Search Appliance and product development will contribute toward Onix’s technology offerings.
CT Partners, founded in 2003, is a Google Enterprise Search Premier Partner. The company’s customers include commercial entities, federal and local government agencies and educational institutions across Canada. Additionally, CT Partners has developed solutions that capitalize on enterprise search.
The Onix Search Console (OSC) provides business users with access to the Google Search Appliance to leverage key usability features that enhance the search experience for enterprise users. Using a secure cloud framework, OSC provides a flexible permissions-based User Interface allowing full control over read/write access to key business functions, such as Key Matches, Related Queries and Reporting.
Another solution developed by CT Partners is Equidox, an automated solution that simplifies the process of discovering, converting, and publishing PDF documents to WCAG 2.0-compliant HTML code. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 covers a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible to people with disabilities including blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, learning disabilities, cognitive limitations, limited movement, speech disabilities, photosensitivity and combinations of these.
WCAG compliance is required of all federal government agencies in Canada, and all U.S. Government agencies under U.S. - Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For more information, please visit the Equidox page.
Jeff Telford was a co-founder of CT Partners; he is joining Onix. Mr. Telford commented, “The CT Partners team, including myself, are excited about this new chapter. As a fellow Google Premier partner, I’ve known Onix since 2011, and I have always been impressed with the team and the company. Onix is one of the most respected Google Enterprise Partners in North America, and we look forward to joining forces in Canada.”
Onix CEO and President Tim Needles stated, “CT Partners is a proven developer of search solutions and tools that help customers maximize their search experience. We share common goals and cultures, and they have an impressive customer base in Canada. This acquisition will allow Onix to further provide comprehensive search solutions and services to our customers in Canada and the U.S.”
Jim Lambe, Google Canada's National Sales Manager, who has worked with both Onix and CT Partners said, "Through the Google Enterprise Partner program, Onix and CT Partners help change the way employees connect, collaborate and grow in organizations of various sizes. I look forward to seeing how these two companies continue to support businesses of all sizes across Canada."
Onix (Onix Networking) is a leading provider of IT solutions and services to a broad range of government and corporate customers. Onix partners with IT industry leaders and offers extensive expertise in the design and implementation of end-to-end comprehensive IT solutions. Onix has been a Google partner since 2001, and was named by Google as the “Global Partner of the Year - Enterprise Search” in both 2012 and 2013. Onix is headquartered in Lakewood, OH.