CompTIA Buys Metacog to Add AI Components to Future Testing Platform

Mergers and Acquisitions

CompTIA Buys Metacog to Add AI Components to Future Testing Platform

Aug 1, 2019

The Computing Technology Industry Association, a Downers Grove, Ill.-based nonprofit trade association for the technology industry, has bought Metacog, a Worcest, Mass.-based company that provides assessment, certification and training products.

Founded in 1982, the association, more commonly known as CompTIA, made the acquisition to boost its forthcoming online testing platform, according to a statement Wednesday. CompTIA claims to serve over 2,000 members, 3,000 academic and training partners and tens of thousands of registered users in information communication and technology.

Founded in 2014, Metacog claims to offer artificial intelligence to improve companies’ data strategy and product development. Customers include corporations, colleges, education technology developers and gaming companies. Plans vary based on the number of students, ranging from $998 a year for up to 350 students to $100,000 a year for up to 100,000 students.

   

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