BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — (Marketwire) — 03/08/12 — Baltimore-based K12 Enterprise – Microsoft’s leading financial and HR management software for K-12 school systems – has acquired Sartox, LLC, a Virginia-based software firm specializing in business solutions for K-12 public schools.
Sartox currently serves more than 50 percent of the school systems in North Carolina, as well as customers in Virginia. The acquisition will give K12 Enterprise access to Sartox’s strong and loyal customer base, as well as the software company’s experienced personnel and resources, enabling faster development and expansion of products.
Sartox has been developing and supporting enterprise business solutions since 1978, including central administration systems, child nutrition and cafeteria management systems, and employee time and attendance software. The company – a Microsoft certified partner – will continue to support all of the same products offered prior to the acquisition.
“We were impressed with Sartox’s ability to provide high-performing business solutions and outstanding customer service to K-12 school systems,” says Andrew Fass, CEO of K12 Enterprise. “K12 Enterprise’s mission is to provide school systems with innovative business software that enables them to be as efficient and effective as possible. This acquisition allows K12 Enterprise to deliver modern, Microsoft technology to a broader market.”