Capita buys security VAR Network Technology Solutions

Acquisition of London, Yorks-based reseller gives services giant Capita extra clout around intrusion detection, data loss and remote working

IT services giant Capita has handed over an undisclosed sum to acquire security VAR Network Technology Solutions, which provides security support and managed services to both public and private sector clients.

Capita IT Services executive director Peter Hands said that the company had a number of clients in sectors that Capita already operates in, and had established a strong reputation in the market.

“As part of our technology solutions division, Network Technology Solutions will strengthen our security capability and ensure we continue to meet the needs of our clients across the UK,” he said.

Network Technology Solutions has a number of notable clients under its belt, including the Yorkshire Building Society and Endsleigh Insurance.

It is a partner of a number of network security players including Aerohive, Barracuda, Blue Coat, Fortinet, Palo Alto and Trustwave.

The 10-year old business employs 46 at two sites in London and West Yorkshire, and specialises in intrusion detection and prevention, data loss prevention and remote access.

Last year Capita moved to acquire MSP Northgate in a £65m deal.

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