SecureWorks purchases U.K.-based DNS to build up its presence in Europe. DNS specializes in security services, in particular identity management as a service.
Security service provider
SecureWorks has acquired U.K.-based DNS Ltd. to expand its footprint in
, made for an undisclosed sum, expands SecureWorks global
operations and service offerings to include a U.K.-based Security Operations
Center; offices in London and Edinburgh; an Identity and Access Management
Practice; and additional sales, security and management staff dedicated to growing
revenues in the U.K. and Europe.
DNS specializes in managed
security services. In particular, SecureWorks highlighted the company's identity
and access management
service, which is now part of the SecureWorks
"This is a positive
move for both SecureWorks and DNS and our combined client base," said Mike
Cote, chairman and
of SecureWorks, in a
statement. "Both SecureWorks and DNS focus exclusively on information
security and are committed to delivering excellent client service while looking
after the welfare of our employees."
SecureWorks has more than 2,700
clients on six continents, including four of the Fortune 10 and several well-known
organizations headquartered in the
Graeme Cox, managing
director and founder of DNS, said in a statement that the combination of the
two companies will greatly expand the depth and breadth of services available
to their customers.
"Our clients now have
access to a full portfolio of service offerings that provide superior threat
protection, improved regulatory compliance and increased return on security
investments," Cox said. "Plus, our clients can be assured that they will
receive the very best in client service as this is a top priority for both
SecureWorks and DNS. I feel confident that this will be a very rewarding