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CDI Acquires ServiceNow Security Operations Company SecOps Partners

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Computer Design & Integration (CDI), an IT solutions provider backed by private equity firm One Equity Partners, has acquired ServiceNow security operations and integrated risk management (IRM) company SecOps Partners. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

This is technology M&A deal number 649 that MSSP Alert and sister site ChannelE2E have covered so far in 2021.

SecOps Partners and CDI: Security Business Backgrounds

SecOps Partners, founded in 2017,  provides vulnerability management, risk management, security consulting and incident response support.

In addition, SecOps Partners provides security consulting services, including:

  • Governance, risk and compliance (GRC)
  • Security operations management
  • ServiceNow integrations

CDI, meanwhile, provides hybrid cloud infrastructure, digital workflow, intelligent operations, digital workspace and security solutions to help organizations drive digital transformation.

CDI has been growing organically and through acquisitions. Key moves in 2021 include buying:

  • Candoris, a Dell Technologies and Salesforce partner.
  • Kintyre Solutions, a systems integrator with cloud-native DevOps and DevSecOps services.
  • High Availability, an IT solutions provider integrator of data center, networking, security, mobility, collaboration and cloud strategy products and services

On the executive front, CDI in July 2021 promoted President Rich Falcone to CEO. Falcone succeeded CDI co-founder Eric Bakker, who has assumed a position on the company's board of directors.

SecOps Partners is based in Rochester, New York. CDI is based in New York, New York.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.