ANSEC IA and Outsource Group’s recent merger will mean there is one Northern Ireland technology company specifically for cybersecurity and IT services. This merger will create around 30 roles in the region.
The companies currently have a workforce of 70 individuals and they plan to increase this number to 100 over the next few months. Under the terms of their deal, ANSEC IA, the cybersecurity consultancy company will join Outsource Group, the IT and managed services company. This merger will create one business for IT managed services and cybersecurity. Both companies have ambitious plans in relation to growth and they now hope they can achieve these goals together.
CEO of Outsource Group, Terry Moore has said the merger with ANSEX IA and the impeccable security expertise and skills they bring will enable Outsource Group to achieve their growth plans and provide a market-leading cybersecurity suite of services. He has also said the company has witnessed a massive demand for cybersecurity services as of lately.
Outsource Group was established in 2000 and its headquarters lies in Antrim. They serve customers all across Ireland and the UK. The business was named a Rising Star of 2021 by Dell. Their latest suite of cloud products is called OSG Cloud and it was awarded Northern Ireland’s only Dell Cloud Solutions Provider status recently.
Managing Partner at ANSEC IA, Peter Leitch has said working with Outsource Group, they very quickly understood why information security has to be the backbone of everything IT. ANSEC IA was founded in 2007 and referred to as a cybersecurity company to watch by Invest NI. Peter Leitch also said on the merger that ANSEC IA understands security is about much more than a range of products or IT and that it should be the core of every business.