Ardenton-backed Combat Networks buys two IT companies

Combat Networks, a portfolio company of Ardenton Capital Corp, has acquired Duologik and GDL, both information technology solution providers based in Toronto.

Combat Networks, a portfolio company of Ardenton Capital Corp, has acquired Duologik and GDL, both information technology solution providers based in Toronto. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Ottawa, Combat is a network solutions integrator for corporate, government and defense infrastructures.


TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Combat Networks Inc. announced today that it has acquired Duologik and GDL, two privately held IT Solution Providers based in Toronto. This transaction expands Combat’s solution portfolio to include offerings for archival and disaster recovery that span on-premise infrastructure and multi-cloud technology. It also provides advanced user experience with flexibility to select the optimal platform for any given application. Duologik’s team of experienced consultants have been designing and building cost-effective, efficient IT architectures for large Enterprise and Public Sector entities for over 25 years. The company specializes in next-generation data management for hybrid cloud environments as well as data recovery and disaster survivability solutions.

The agreement was finalized on March 24, 2021. Duologik will be re-branded as Combat Networks; representatives from both teams have been working to ensure a seamless integration of the two businesses.

“As Networking solutions evolve in the software-defined era, the IT skills and experience of the Duologik and GDL teams will strengthen Combat’s Managed Solution offerings”, said Christopher Emery, CEO of Combat Networks. “We look forward to offering fully managed solutions to our customers that not only include networking elements, but the IT infrastructure that underpins their worry-free operation. Working together, Combat and Duologik will accelerate our customers’ transition to next generation network solutions.”

“We’re excited to join Combat Networks,” said Zoreena Abas, President of Duologik. “This is an opportunity to further accelerate the innovation that keeps our customers agile and competitive in their markets.”

About Combat Networks
Since July 2001, Combat Networks has assisted its customers by designing and architecting state of the art high-performance networks. The company provides turnkey deployments of UC and networking solutions, as well as ongoing management, maintenance, monitoring (NOC), and troubleshooting. Headquartered in Ottawa and with offices across Canada, Combat services many of the country’s largest Federal and Provincial Government Departments, Municipalities, Healthcare, Police Force, Education and Fortune 1000 companies. Combat Networks corporate mission is to be recognized by its customers as the most knowledgeable, most responsive, and most valuable external resource for network infrastructures where security, performance, and reliability are vital requirements.

Everyone at Combat is focused on and dedicated to our customers’ success, by providing a complete lifecycle solution from network planning and project management through to post-sales support and network transition services. Combat has the people, skills, and products to work for you at all stages of the network infrastructure lifecycle. Visit us at