OMAHA, NE - Solutionary, a leading provider of security services, has announced the acquisition of Pittsburgh-based VigilantMinds, also a provider of managed security solutions and professional security consulting. The company will remain known as Solutionary, and will service more than 300 MSS customers with 9,000 managed/monitored devices under contract. The companies plan a rapid and seamless integration to be completed over the next several months.
Steve Idelman, Solutionary's president and CEO is excited about the future for the integrated organizations. "This is a natural symbiotic partnership between two strong companies with complementary skills and service offerings," said Idelman. "As we worked with the VigilantMinds team, we were impressed with their experience, knowledge, dynamic culture and the similarities to Solutionary in dedication to excellent customer service. We also quickly learned the many synergies and client benefits that would be derived from combining the two companies."
VigilantMinds CEO John Foley will become Solutionary's president. "With a coast-to-coast seasoned sales team, certified security professionals, and a mature suite of services, Solutionary's strategic partners and customers stand to gain in a big way," says Foley. "The resulting organization will be even better positioned to provide strategic security solutions for our global customer base. We are excited about the challenge of leveraging the capabilities of the combined team to meet the demands of the security marketplace.
Solutionary's corporate headquarters will be in Omaha, Nebraska, and the company will maintain security operations centers (SOCs) in Omaha, Pittsburgh and Chicago. The core offerings will continue to be managed security services, security assessment and compliance management, and trusted advisor security consulting services.
VigilantMinds Inc. is a global provider of best-fit managed security solutions, professional security consulting and leading-edge security products. VigilantMinds provides real-time monitoring and response for all aspects of an enterprise's information system security program including managed firewalls, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems, and incident response and mitigation. VigilantMinds enables organizations to improve the speed, efficiency and effectiveness of their information security, thereby reducing operational costs, mitigating digital risks and promoting regulatory compliance. For more information, please visit www.vigilantminds.com.
Solutionary is a pure play managed security service provider (MSSP) and trusted security advisor to over 1,000 customers in North America and Europe with one of the highest client retention rates in the industry. Ranked by Gartner as a "visionary" in the MSSP Magic Quadrant, Solutionary delivers comprehensive, best-of-breed offerings for security event correlation and information management, threat prevention, device monitoring, device management, security measurement, compliance management, IT planning, security platform, and security consulting services. For more information, visit www.solutionary.com.