Softline Group, the global supplier of IT-solutions and services operating in 30 countries, announces the purchase of the control interest in Group of Companies “Infosecurity” – service-provider of information security, system integration and consulting services.
The parties do not disclose the amount of the transaction.
Objective of purchase – enhancement of Softline positions within the market of cybersecurity and extension of the range of services due to the services of the Security Operation Center, SOC) and computer forensics. Softline intends to offer new solutions to the Customers in Russian and foreign markets. “Infosecurity shall be gradually integrated into the structure of Softline group. The brand “Infosecurity” shall be maintained. The team, including also top managers, shall keep on developing “Infosecurity” business already within the frameworks of Softline Group of Companies.
“We are sure that the transaction with “Infosecurity” within a mid-term prospect shall help Softline to get the leading positions within rapidly growing market of services of information security such as Security Operation Center and managed security services. At the moment the portfolio of “Infosecurity” includes more than 60 services. Association of our teams shall assist in scaling of “Infosecurity” business on all main markets of Softline presence, where the company has been historically strong. Moreover, “Infosecurity” actively develops its own solutions in the area of information security, which as we are sure shall be extremely demanded among our clients in these markets”, says Services Management Director of Softline Group of Companies Irina Krivenkova.
“The status of Softline as a really global company gives extended options for “Infosecurity” – starting from contracts with the Customers from new areas and to accomplishment of the projects outside the Russian Federation. Together we will be able to develop the area of information security, which shall allow the group strengthening significantly its positions within Russian and International market”, General Director of “Infosecurity” Kirill Solodovnikov concludes the results of the alliance of the two companies.