LINKBYNET announces the acquisition of Securiview and strengthens its position in the IT security market.
After raising 50 million euros from Keensight Capital in 2016, LINKBYNET, a major outsourcing and cloud player, is continuing to expand.
Saint Denis, Monday, January 22, 2018.
As a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), Securiview was a pioneer since 2006 in operating its Security Operating Center (SOC), and with its full range of services around Operational Security (SecOps). Its SOC activities have also passed ISO 27001 certification, making Securiview the first certified player in this market. Then, Securiview obtained the very selective qualification PASSI (Information System Security Audit Provider) issued by ANSSI (National Agency for Information Systems Security) at the beginning of 2017 and continued its approach towards qualifications. PRIS (Security Incident Response Provider) and PDIS (Security Incident Detection Provider).
« Joining an international cloud specialist company is a real opportunity for Securiview. This combination not only allows us to extend our services to cloud security, in particular by strengthening our Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) offerings, but also by increasing our capabilities in managed security services (SOC). » announces Stéphane DAHAN, Founder of Securiview.
« Our customers include major French CAC 40 groups, as well as strong international references. We will now be able to offer them all the security services offered by Securiview. » says Julien TRASSARD, Associate Director at LINKBYNET.
For LINKBYNET, this acquisition is the answer to the new challenges of digital transformation to the cloud, in a context where IT security has become strategic for Information Systems Departments. Companies need to be accompanied by trusted players, able to put in place innovative solutions that will meet the key challenges ahead in terms of security.
This link strengthens LINKBYNET’s offer and operational capability in managed security. The company is broadening its security portfolio by adding a PASSI-qualified security audit offer to its consulting offer and enabling a 24-hour strengthening of SOC skills.
Beyond this industrial project, the human dimension and the social values that constitute the DNA of both companies have been the driving force behind this rapprochement.
« The acquisition of Securiview is also a human adventure. We share many values where human is placed at the heart of the concerns of our two companies. » concludes Julien TRASSARD, Associate Director of LINKBYNET.
LINKBYNET has very early implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy with several environmental, societal and social projects developed and has created its LINKTOGETHER foundation in 2016 to support education and environment projects.
After the rapprochement, the management of Securiview remains at the head of the constituted team and integrates the shareholding as well as the board of directors of LINKBYNET.