As part of this agreement, AIC and Netarx will enter into an alliance agreement and continue to work together to jointly serve the IT and network communication needs of clients throughout the Great Lakes region. AIC will continue to provide IT staffing and application development services throughout this region and work in partnership with Netarx to augment its services and deliver on the collaboration, data center and network communication needs of its clients.
In other words, I've been packaged and sold to another company with an office far closer than Minnesota. Is this a good thing? I don't know. Considering how close I've felt I've been skating to an hours cut/paycut/jobcut, this may be a huge blessing... or not. It's impossible to tell how this will impact our department until we (rather than the home office) has some direct contact with our new owners. I can say, I'm disappointed at losing my health insurance - it was a really good plan. What will it be replaced with (if anything)? I don't know.
It's scary, kiddies... really fucking scary.
But, I'm really trying hard to leave it up to the Lord and the Universe to work it out to my benefit. Thing's have always worked to keep me out the gutter before now, so I just have to have the faith... and try not to puke everywhere....
Wish me good tidings and an extra dose of good luck over the next week.