Infinigate goes with acmeo into the cloud

October 17, 2018 - Infinigate, the leading pan-European VAD (Value Added Distributor) for Cyber-Security solutions, will add the German VAD acmeo as a strategic part of the Infinigate family. acmeo is a successful and multi-award-winning specialist distributor for managed services, system house organization and cloud solutions for innovative IT service providers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Since 2007 acmeo's mission has been to support IT system houses in all phases of the sales process through managed service tools and concepts as well as secure cloud solutions, enabling them to generate higher monthly gross profits with their customers. Founded by Henning Meyer and Isabelle von Künßberg, the cloud specialist today employs more than 90 people.  Since 2017 net-point AG from Switzerland is also part of acmeo.

With acmeo Infinigate strengthens its cloud activities and will be able to offer to its channel partners a dedicated team specialised in Managed Security Services. acmeo will be set up as a separate, focused unit within the Infinigate Group and forms the core for the future internationalisation of the cloud and MSSP business across all countries of the Infinigate Group. Both Henning Meyer and Isabelle von Künßberg will continue to jointly manage this unit and will join the Infinigate Group as shareholders.

David Martinez, Founder and President of the Infinigate Group, states: "acmeo is the pearl of the cloud and MSSP distribution business in the DACH region and we are very excited that acmeo will now become part of the Infinigate Group."

"With Infinigate we have found the best possible partner to attract further system houses in Europe who will become more successful thanks to our proven expertise in the managed service and cloud environment. Our existing partners benefit from an expanded MSSP portfolio and even broader support from Infinigate's security specialists," adds Henning Meyer, acmeo's Managing Director/CEO. "We are very pleased to be part of the Infinigate family, thanks to the support of our M&A advisor GP Bullhound, and to jointly become the leading Cyber Security VAD in Europe.

The transaction is subject to the approval of the relevant authorities. It was agreed to not disclose any financial details of the transaction.

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.