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SonicWall expands services with acquisition of Solutions Granted
Wed, 29th Nov 2023

SonicWall, a global expert in cybersecurity, has announced its acquisition of Solutions Granted (SGI), a top-level Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP).

SGI is known for delivering high-quality cybersecurity solutions to hundreds of Managed Service Providers (MSPs), reinforcing SonicWall's commitment to its partners and expanding its service portfolio.

The acquisition allows SonicWall to include U.S. based Security Operations Center services (SOCaaS), Managed Detection and Response (MDR), and numerous other managed services in their offerings.

These services are specifically designed for the needs of MSPs and MSSPs. This notable expansion showcases SonicWall's commitment to providing world-class cybersecurity services to its valued partners, the company states.

SonicWall President and CEO, Bob VanKirk, highlighted the importance of this acquisition, stating, "IT teams have turned to MDR and other managed services to identify and triage digital threats - it's a critical need we are now excited to offer."

"Together, SonicWall and Solutions Granted will empower cybersecurity and technology service providers with economical threat defense solutions and extend a world-class, comprehensive portfolio that streamlines managing security across customer environments with automated threat detection and response services."

This latest move aligns with SonicWall's outside-in approach, aiming at providing partners with a comprehensive and flexible portfolio to ignite their growth.

The CEO of Solutions Granted, Michael Crean, commented on the implications of the acquisition, "Solutions Granted's understanding of the critical nature of MSPs/MSSPs operations has helped us create an integrated approach for end-to-end managed threat protection that enables customers to navigate the turbulent cybersecurity landscape with confidence and resilience."

"Today's MSPs and MSSPs increasingly need a platform of managed security solutions rather than point solutions. The combination of SonicWall and Solutions Granted delivers services specifically designed for today's partners - giving them a distinct competitive edge."

In addition to addressing increasing cybersecurity threats, this combined offering is set to leverage the latest AI technology to provide a unique and highly proficient service. The service caters to all aspects of the customer environment, including networks, endpoints, servers, and the cloud.

Dan Browne, President of DTM Consulting, an MSP and longtime SonicWall and SGI partner, regards the latest move as a significant business milestone. He observes, "In this economic climate, vendors need to be as flexible as ever to help us provide solutions to combat this ever-escalating threat landscape faced by managed service providers. The combination of SonicWall and Solution Granted will help partners address the demands of providing cybersecurity solutions to clients around the world."