Technology


Leawood-based Stackify sells to IT company Netreo

Leawood-based Stackify LLC sold to Netreo Inc., a Huntington Beach, California, company that developed an award-winning platform for IT infrastructure management. Financial details were not disclosed.  Founded in 2012,  Stackify created developer-centric software for monitoring an application's performance, and detecting… more

Cerner EHR system rollout paused again

The Department of Veterans Affairs is pausing deployment activities for its new $16 billion Cerner EHR system at a second site until it has completed a strategic review of the project and shared the results with Congress. The VA first… more

Proposed Northland data center passes first wave of approval, incentive request

A push to construct a massive Northland data center campus is starting to gain momentum. Developers have begun the process of gaining an estimated $8.2 billion in incentives with an appearance after a Kansas City's Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Committee… more

Cerner closes on $375M deal for Kantar Health

Kantar Health, a life sciences company and division of Kantar Group, has been sold in a $375 million cash deal to North Kansas City-based Cerner Corp. Acquisition for the New York company was originally initiated in December 2020, and was… more

Kan., Mo. selected for national cybersecurity policy initiative

The National Governors Association selected Kansas and Missouri as part of a four state collaboration on cybersecurity governance. “We’re honored to be chosen to collaborate with NGA for this prestigious academy,” Kansas Governor Laura Kelly said. “With rapid changes in… more

Cerner $16B EHR system for VA to receive review

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday announced a strategic review of its electronic health records modernization, a $16 billion effort with North Kansas City-based Cerner Corp. VA Secretary Denis McDonough announced the review after his assessment of the program… more

FCC broadband project to fund expansion in Mo., Kan.

A new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) project is putting forth roughly $9.2 billion in funding help bridge the rural digital divide in 49 states. Grants are being awarded to hundreds of companies, including a few dozen in Kansas and Missouri,… more

Former Cerner site up for sale

North Kansas City-based Cerner Corp. has made the decision to put up for sale its office location at 3315 N. Oak Trafficway. The property is now listed through Colliers. The decision to sell the location – located just blocks away… more

Broadband expansion initiative to deliver $248M to KC area, Mo.

A state-wide broadband initiative in Missouri will pour $248 million to achieve broadband expansion to communities across the state, including counties that make up the Kansas City, Mo. region. The multiyear initiative to expand broadband availability aims to reach 61,000… more

Top area public company Garmin surges past $4B in annual revenue for first time

One of the Kansas City area’s top public companies experienced a record boost in annual earnings during COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020. Garmin Ltd. total revenue climbed to an impressive high near $4.2 billion by the end of 2020, an 11… more