Dimension Data acquires Earthwave

Staff writer
22 May 2013

Dimension Data has fully acquired Earthwave, a privately owned Australian managed security services provider. The value of the acquisition has not been disclosed.

The acquisition extends and strengthens Dimension Data’s managed security services, and supports the group’s growth in the areas of cloud services, IT outsourcing and enterprise mobility.

“Dimension Data’s acquisition of Earthwave provides us with access to intellectual property, technology and processes that we can immediately apply to our services practice here in Australia, whilst further strengthening our global threat intelligence and security services,” said Rodd Cunico, CEO for Dimension Data Australia.

“While organisations increasingly recognise outsourcing, cloud services and enterprise mobility as enablers for innovation and transformation, security concerns are one of the major inhibitors to the adoption of these services. At the same time, cyber threats from individuals through to state-sponsored groups continue to rise.”

A privately owned Australian company founded in 2000, with two Sydney-based security operations centers, Earthwave is a MSSP that specializes in proactive network security management through a comprehensive and integrated set of offerings.

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