Ottawa, ON, March 17, 2021 – Harris, a global vertical market software provider and acquirer, adds to its education portfolio with the acquisition of Realtime Information Technology, Inc. (Realtime), a US-based education software provider.
Founded in 2001, Realtime provides a comprehensive student information system and special education solutions to New Jersey school districts. Co-founders, Kenton Nice and Larry Ullman, mention, “ Throughout the acquisition process, Harris surpassed our expectations and we’re confident about our decision and the future of Realtime.”
Realtime will join the Harris Education Solutions portfolio (HES), which provides software to students, parents, teachers, and administrators across North America. Mihir Shah, Executive Vice President of HES said, “ We are very excited to continue investing in the education industry as this is our third acquisition in the past few years” adding, “Realtime offers robust products with exceptional customer service and we look forward to continuing their legacy with Harris.”
Realtime will benefit from Harris support, coaching, and best practices and provides Realtime’s customers, employees and products a permanent home.
Serving 200 organizations throughout New Jersey, the Realtime software package tracks every aspect of student life, including scheduling, grade reporting, medical, food service, special education, 504 plans, food service, and student growth objectives.
About N. Harris Computer Corporation (Harris)
Harris acquires vertical market software businesses, manages them well, and builds them for the future. Through acquisitions, Harris has grown extensively from its roots in the utilities, local government, education, and healthcare verticals to operate over 150 businesses globally across more than 20 industries. We are a part of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU), one of the world’s most active acquirers of VMS businesses.
For further information contact:
Mihir Shah, Executive Vice President, Harris
Phone: +1 (571) 267-3928 x74765