Infinigate acquires Dutch VAD CRYPSYS

8th January 2018 – leading pan-European IT Security VAD (Value Added Distributor) Infinigate acquires Dutch Security VAD CRYPSYS. With this acquisition Infinigate closes a significant geographical gap in northern Europe and further expands its presence to 10 countries.

CRYPSYS is a successful VAD with a sole market focus on IT Security and is therefore a perfect match with Infinigate's strategy. CRYPSYS is based in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, and was founded in 1989. Rob Westerhoff, the Director will stay on board and continue to lead and further develop the company.

The economic strength of the Netherlands makes this an important market in Europe and to establish a local presence was a central target of Infinigate's expansion strategy. With the acquisition of CRYPSYS Infinigate closes a significant geographical gap in northern Europe and further expands its presence to 10 countries. 

David Martinez, Founder and CEO of Infinigate states: "Due to its clear focus on IT Security and its successful development CRYPSYS is an ideal fit to the Infinigate Group. With CRYPSYS we are getting a good step closer in covering all of Western Europe."

"With Infinigate we have found the perfect partner for the further successful development of CRYPSYS.", adds Rob Westerhoff, Director of CRYPSYS. "Now being part of Infinigate the whole team is looking forward to taking CRYPSYS to the next level and strengthen even more its mission to make resellers successful with IT Security."  

Infinigate has outperformed industry average growth with an annual rate between 20%-30% for the last 10 years. This strong growth continued in the first 6 months of the current fiscal year (01 April – 31 March) and Infinigate therefore expects to close the fiscal year with revenue above EUR 400 million. 

About Infinigate

Infinigate was founded in 1996 as the first Distributor of internet technology solutions in Europe. Since 2002 Infinigate’s sole focus has been the distribution of sustainable IT security solutions to protect and defend IT networks, servers, devices, data, applications as well as the cloud. As a true Value Added Distributor, Infinigate focuses on and supports innovative, best of breed security solutions that require an advanced level of expertise and knowledge. Infinigate offers a complete service to its partners 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 aims to continue driving forward its strategy of geographical expansion across Europe. Today the Infinigate Group has about 300 employees and operations in 10 European countries including Germany, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. It covers close to 80% of the Western European IT Security market potential establishing itself as a leading European Value Added Distributor for IT Security. Find out more at: www.infinigate.com.

About CRYPSYS

CRYPSYS is a value added distributor established in 1989 and based in the Netherlands. With a clear focus on IT Security solutions we serve the IT channel (resellers, system integrators, providers, etc.) in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Our first-rate security portfolio includes flexible and high-quality security products and services covering cloud, on premise as well as hybrid solutions. Find out more at: www.crypsys.nl 

For further information, please contact:

David Martinez, Infinigate Group CEO, Email: david.martinez@infinigate.com, Tel.: +41 (0)41 799 01 01,
Pictures: http://www.infinigate.com/about_us/management/david_martinez_press_pictures.html 

Rob Westerhoff, CRYPSYS Director, Email: r.westerhoff@crypsys.nl, Tel.: +31 (0)183 62 44 44
Pictures: https://www.crypsys.nl/_/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/CRYPSYS-Rob.jpg 


Infinigate was founded in 1996 as the first Distributor of internet technology solutions in Europe. Since 2002 Infinigate’s sole focus has been the distribution of sustainable IT security solutions to protect and defend IT networks, servers, devices, data, applications as well as the cloud. As a true Value Added Distributor, Infinigate focuses on and supports innovative, best of breed security solutions that require an advanced level of expertise and knowledge. Infinigate offers a complete service to its partners 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 aims to continue driving forward its strategy of geographical expansion across Europe. Today the Infinigate Group has about 300 employees and operations in 10 European countries including Germany, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. It covers close to 80% of the Western European IT Security market potential establishing itself as a leading European Value Added Distributor for IT Security.