Atera Investment to Help Company Assist More MSPs, IT Pros

Atera works closely with more than 6,000 MSPs and IT professionals in 75 countries.

Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

February 24, 2021

2 Min Read

Atera just got a $25 million investment from K1 Investment Management to further ramp up research and development.

The company also plans to expand geographically get to market faster. Atera’s remote-first IT management platform helps MSPs and IT professionals to be proactive problem solvers.

Atera will use its support from K1 to improve organizations’ bottom line with more insights.

Gil Pekelman is Atera‘s CEO and co-founder. He said Atera works closely with more than 6,000 MSPs and IT professionals in 75 countries. That’s led to Atera being one of the fastest-growing IT management platforms in the world.


Atera’s Gil Pekelman

“Our recent expansions in France and Germany are proof of this growth and collaboration with our partners,” he said. “We will continue to work with our partners to reach our vision of streamlining and simplifying IT services with innovative, disruptive technologies, and assist more MSPs and IT professionals in tackling challenges of remote work and business transformation.”

During the pandemic, Atera’s remote-first approach was pivotal for dispersed workforces, Pekelman said.

“Thanks to the investment from K1,” he said, “Atera will continue assisting MSPs and IT professionals with a new phase of product innovation and global growth. As our platform expands and upgrades, Atera’s revolutionary management technology will enable simple, frictionless onboarding with no cost or training, streamlined IT operations, and improve overall efficiency.”

Remote-First Philosophy

Atera’s remote-first philosophy will remain at its core as it continues helping IT professionals increase ability and agility.

“Our goal is to assist more MSPs and IT professionals by focusing on three core areas that will provide a competitive advantage. [Those are] product development, global expansion and raising greater awareness of Atera,” he said. “With continued research and product development, we will help to transform the IT industry with remote management technology that helps MSPs and businesses best navigate the new normal. Our disruptive user-based pricing, flexible no long-term contracts, with the expansion of our customer success department to support the fast-growing community with VIP support 24/7/365, will be a competitive edge. This new funding, in partnership with K1, means significant innovation and opportunity for our community and the entire IT industry.”

New Phase of Innovation, Growth

Artera’s RMM platform identifies and fixes problems within an organization before they can grind business to a halt. It analyzes more than 40,000 data points per second, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Roy Liao is senior vice president at K1.

“We are excited to partner with Atera as it continues to change the landscape of the MSP and IT industries, especially during unprecedented times of disruption to normal business operations,” he said. “As Atera’s platform expands, it will drive greater cost and time efficiencies for IT professionals and MSPs alike.”

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About the Author(s)

Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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