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Venture capital backed  iYogi, a Gurgaon based direct to consumer technical support provider, has acquired Utah based Clean Machine Inc, a personal computer security and performance management service provider, for an undisclosed amount. iYogi has raised $12.6 million in venture financing from Cannan Partners, Silion Valley Bank and SAP Ventures till now. 

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The acquisition would broaden iYogi's access to key markets through Clean Machine's existing partnerships.

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Clean Machine would continue to operate as a separate brand under iYogi’s umbrella. Clean Machine founder Larry Gordon has been appointed as the president of global channel sales for iYogi.Gordon has over 20 years of experience in marketing and sales building. He was the executive vice president at Capgemini and Kanbay. He was also VP of global marketing for Cognizant, a NASDAQ listed global IT services company and director of marketing for New York based Information Builders.

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 iYogi plans to integrate the technology developed by Clean Machine for delivering enhanced services by managing the health and security for PC's and Apple Computers.

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"This acquisition will help iYogi to enhance our customer experience and extend our market reach to the millions of consumers that are challenged by the increasingly complex technology environment. Clean Machine's proactive maintenance and management of PCs in home and small business environment will be our launch platform for building the next generation of managed services for consumers," said Uday Challu, CEO and co-founder, iYogi. 

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Besides having headquarters in Gurgaon, iYogi has offices in New York and provides personalised computer support for consumers and small businesses in United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.

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