Acquisition of VAD D2B Informatique to increase reach and enhance cybersecurity services offerings for French customers
Infinigate Group, a leading Value-Added Distributor (VAD) of Cyber Security solutions in Europe, today announces the acquisition of D2B Informatique. D2B Informatique will bring its competencies in cybersecurity infrastructure and established relationships to enhance Infinigate’s scale, reach and capabilities. The acquisition is a significant step in Infinigate’s strategy of expansion as it extends its market reach and further strengthens its position in France as a provider of innovative and best-of breed cyber security solutions and services.
A key objective for the Infinigate Group is to continue to build its European market presence with a focus onproviding hands-on business enablement for partners, through pre- and post-sales services, training, and proactive new lead generation, combined with specialist cyber security expertise.
Founded in 1989, D2B Informatique is a specialist distributor of security solutions, storage, and infrastructure. D2B Informatique has a consolidated position in France with more than 1,200 resellers. D2B Informatique is deeply embedded in the design and sale of infrastructure solutions based on partnerships with leading suppliers and a host of innovative services.
Patric Berger General Manager of Infinigate France, said: ‘The growing demand from businesses for technologies which address cyber security challenges quickly, easily and with predictable costs means that we are well positioned for further growth, with our focus on customer centricity and subscription services. We are looking forward to working together with our new colleagues to build opportunities at a time when the need for specialist solutions and expertise is greater than ever.’
Klaus Schlichtherle CEO, Infinigate Group added ‘The acquisition of D2B provides exactly the right foundation from which we will continue to build our market share, in particular with the SMB sector. D2B Informatique’s proven capabilities and expertise aligns well with our own and we know we are not only joining forces with some great talent and knowledge but also opening up some exciting opportunities for further growth.’
Yves Boccara General Manager D2B Informatique France comments ‘Infinigate Group has established a reputation as a real leader in its sector and we’re looking forward to our next chapter and to working with a team that places excellence and building trusted relationships at the heart of its operations.’
About Infinigate Group
Infinigate Groups sole focus is the distribution of sustainable IT security solutions to protect and defend IT infrastructure as well as the cloud. As a true Value-Added Distributor, Infinigate Group focuses on, and supports innovative, best of breed security solutions that require an advanced level of expertise and knowledge. Infinigate Group offers a complete service to its partners, MSSPs and vendors to complement its product portfolio with dedicated technical, marketing, sales and professional services. Following a number of successful market entries and acquisitions, Infinigate Group aims to continue driving forward its strategy of geographical expansion across Europe. Today the Infinigate Group has about 500 employees and operations in 11 European countries including United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. With this strong setup, Infinigate covers close to 85% of the Western European IT Security market potential, establishing itself as a leading European Value-Added Distributor for IT security, cloud and MSP: www.infinigate.com.