Cloud service provider Novosco has recently acquired NetDef, a security solution enterprise. This deal is expected to close for a few million dollars and will increase the workforce at Novosco to about 140 employees.This acquisition is intended to aid Novosco’s expansion into the English market.
NetDef will continue trade under its own name.
Founded in 1994, UK based Novosco provides cloud solutions, managed services, and consulting to cutomers by leveraging public, private, and hybrid clouds. With offices in Belfast, Cork, Dublin, and Manchester, Novosco provides services to a number of organizations including universities, health trusts, and housing organizations within the UK as well as many large organizations within the Republic of Ireland.
Founded in 1996, Cheshire based NetDef currently employs 20 people. NetDef aims to provide technology awareness to the public as well as testing, developing, and supporting Open Source Software (OSS). It also provides open and testing of hardware and software.
Dave Beesley, NetDef Managing Director: ”The complementary expertise that we have will allow us to further enhance and deepen the services that we offer to existing and new clients.”
Patrick McAliskey, Novosco Managing Director: “NetDef is a well-established provider of network and security solutions to some of the UK’s most high-profile organisations, and its expertise and competence have seen it entrusted with data and projects of the utmost public sensitivity. Working with Dave Beesley and his expert team will provide Novosco with added scale, and an important new dimension to our service offering as we seek to further grow our business across the UK.”