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Cybersecurity Buy: Tetra Tech Acquires Amyx

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Tetra Tech, a consulting and engineering firm, has purchased cybersecurity and technology services consultant Amyx for an undisclosed sum.

This is technology M&A deal number 148 that MSSP Alert and sister site ChannelE2E have covered so far in 2023.

Tetra Tech, founded in 1966, is based in Pasadena, California. The company has 13,147 employees listed on LinkedIn. Tetra Tech's areas of expertise include technology solutions, resource management and disaster recovery.

Amyx, founded in 1999, is based in Reston, Virginia. The company has 411 employees listed on LinkedIn. Amyx's areas of expertise include cybersecurity, application development and risk management.

What the Amyx Acquisition Means for Tetra Tech

Amyx is joining Tetra Tech's federal information technology division, Tetra Tech CEO Dan Batrack said. It supports Tetra Tech's goal to provide innovative solutions to its customers.

In addition, Tetra Tech is integrating Amyx's cybersecurity services and technology applications into its water, environment and sustainable infrastructure operations, Batrack indicated.

Amyx also is expected to help Tetra Tech expand its cybersecurity, data analytics, digital transformation and agile software development solutions for its government and commercial customers.

A Closer Look at Tetra Tech and Amyx

Tetra Tech provides consulting and engineering services to government and commercial organizations around the world. It helps these organizations address problems across several areas, including:

  • International development
  • Renewable energy
  • Sustainable infrastructure

Amyx offers IT and management services to federal agencies and businesses. The company supports more than 30 federal government programs, and its customers include the U.S. Air Force and Army National Guard.

To date, Tetra Tech and Amyx have not offered channel partner programs for MSSPs, MSPs and other technology providers in the past. However, with the acquisition of Amyx, Tetra Tech may look to develop and launch a partner program.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.