TECHdotMN: Agosto Wants a 'Google Town'

Although Rick Erickson and Irfan Khan co founded Agosto in 2001, it took nearly a decade for the firm to find its true calling: Google.

What began as a strategic IT consultancy has naturally shifted directions over the years, moving more into managed services and doubling-down on Google enterprise products in the mid to late 2000′s.

The foresight has since earned them a spot as one of ten Google Clo Partners in all of North America. It’s also financing their new 13,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Northeast Minneapolis’ Ford Building, complete with a 50-person conference room.

"It was in 2010 that we really started to see significant traction with the Google Enterprise practice,” says CEO Aric Bandy, who joined Erickson and Khan in 2007.

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