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September 8, 2022 2 min read

Harris adds to its public sector portfolio with the acquisition of Cushing Systems

Ottawa, ON, September 8, 2022 —Harris, a global vertical market software provider and acquirer, adds to its public sector portfolio with the acquisition of Cushing Systems Inc. (CSi), a provider of public safety software.

Since its foundation in 1998, Cushing Systems has provided computer aided dispatch (CAD), records, jail and civil process management solutions to more than 60 government agencies across the Midwestern United States. Cushing Systems President, Austin Donaghy, commented “We look forward to growing with Harris, to build upon our success and advance our product offerings to better serve our customers”.

Alongside the newly formed Harris Corrections, Cushing Systems joins Harris’ public sector segment focusing on jail and public safety information management systems. Gregg Merlihan, Harris Senior Executive Vice President, added “The addition of Cushing Systems strengthens our public safety portfolio and adds new features to our suite of solutions”. 

This acquisition follows the Offender360 (now Harris Corrections) acquisition in late July, marking it as the third in Harris’ public safety portfolio this year, and its seventh acquisition including jail management software and related products.

For further information, contact:

Gregg Merlihan
Senior Executive Vice President
P: 1-716-472-4793
E: GMerlihan@harriscomputer.com


 

About Cushing Systems Inc.

Cushing Systems Inc. (CSi) was founded in 1998 and is focused on being a leading total solutions provider of public safety software. Cushing Systems is dedicated to complete client satisfaction, holding ourselves to internal standards that far exceed our competition, which results in the best service and support in the industry. Our staff members have deep roots in law enforcement and software design/development, so we understand our clients’ needs. Strong strategic business partnerships with industry-leading vendors are also key to our clients’ success.

About N. Harris Computer Corporation (Harris)

Harris acquires software companies, manages them using industry best practices, and builds them for the future. Through acquisitions, Harris has grown tremendously since its origins in the private, utility, education, government and healthcare sectors. Harris operates more than 180 businesses worldwide, in more than twenty industries. Harris is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU), one of North America's most active software acquirers. CSI's head office is in Canada.