Northamber Boosts Cybersecurity Portfolio with Acquisition of Renaissance

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Northamber PLC Expands Cybersecurity Horizons with Strategic Acquisition of Renaissance Contingency Services Ltd

UK-based Northamber PLC has broadened its cybersecurity reach with the acquisition of Irish cybersecurity distributor Renaissance Contingency Services Ltd. This move, following the recent acquisition of Tempura Communications Ltd, strengthens Northamber’s core technology pillars and extends its cybersecurity reach into Ireland. The acquisition brings a highly experienced cybersecurity team, a strong reputation, a loyal customer base and an unrivalled vendor portfolio to the Northamber Group. The existing management team will continue to lead the organisation, ensuring continuity in Ireland for partners

  • Northamber PLC has acquired Irish cybersecurity distributor Renaissance Contingency Services Ltd
  • The acquisition will enable Northamber to extend its cybersecurity reach into Ireland, benefiting from Renaissance’s strong reputation, experienced team, loyal customer base and extensive vendor portfolio.
  • There will be no changes to the day-to-day management, staff or location of the Renaissance business, ensuring continuity for partners in Ireland.

Northamber PLC Strengthening Core Technology Pillars

In a significant move, Northamber PLC has announced the acquisition of the Irish cybersecurity distributor Renaissance Contingency Services Ltd. This marks another milestone in Northamber’s evolution, following its recent acquisition of Tempura Communications Ltd in April 2024.

This acquisition underscores Northamber’s commitment to bolstering its presence in the UK and Europe. The company is focusing on its core technology pillars of AV, UC&C, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Solutions. This is being achieved through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions.

Expanding Cybersecurity Reach into Ireland

Northamber has been operating in the cybersecurity segment for approximately thirty years. The acquisition of Renaissance Contingency Services Ltd will allow Northamber to extend its cybersecurity reach into Ireland. Renaissance is known as the “go-to” distributor for cybersecurity in Ireland, with industry-leading suppliers such as Alludo, Bullwall, Censornet, Opentext, Progress Software, Proofpoint, Solarwinds, Sonicwall, WatchGuard and others.

Benefits of the Acquisition

Renaissance brings to the Northamber Group a highly experienced cybersecurity team, a strong reputation in Ireland, a loyal customer base of Irish value-added reseller & managed service providers and an unrivalled vendor portfolio in the country. Furthermore, the opportunity of growing recurring revenue, technical sales with value-add margin and services aligns well with Northamber’s business model.

Executive Statements

Alex Phillips, Executive Chairman of Northamber PLC, expressed his enthusiasm for the acquisition:

“Having known Michael and the reputation of Renaissance for many years, I am thrilled to welcome Renaissance into the Northamber group of companies. There is a very strong alignment between the values and approaches of the two companies and the importance we place on proactively bringing Cyber Security solutions to our partners. I am looking forward to working with Michael and his team to continue building the Renaissance business in Ireland.”

Michael Conway, Managing Director of Renaissance, shared his thoughts on the acquisition:

“To sustain our growth ambitions and to further enhance our value to the vendors that we represent and to our clients and their customers whose cyber protection is the priority, we continuously need to add capability, partnerships, and scale. We concluded that the most effective way to achieve this was to be acquired by a company matching our requirements and objectives. Northamber is just such a company that has the portfolio, reach, financial strength, and expertise to accelerate the pace at which Renaissance can increase our relevance to our clients.”

Continuity in Management and Operations

In line with other Northamber acquisitions, this acquisition will not result in changes to the day-to-day management, staff or location of the Renaissance business. The existing management team will continue to lead the organisation, ensuring continuity in Ireland for partners.

A Strategic Leap in Cybersecurity: Northamber’s Future Outlook

Northamber PLC’s commitment to the cybersecurity sector is evident through its strategic investments and acquisitions. The purchase of Renaissance reflects Northamber’s aims to enhance the delivery of advanced cybersecurity solutions to a broader range of partners and clients. It will be fascinating to see how this move shapes the company’s future in the cybersecurity sector. One thing is for sure: Northamber is not just expanding its reach but also reinforcing its position as a key player in the cybersecurity landscape.

FAQ

Q: Who has Northamber Plc recently acquired?
A: Northamber Plc has recently acquired the Irish cybersecurity distributor Renaissance Contingency Services Ltd.

Q: What are Northamber’s core technology pillars?
A: Northamber’s core technology pillars are AV, UC&C, Cyber Security & Infrastructure Solutions.

Q: What does the acquisition of Renaissance Contingency Services Ltd mean for Northamber?
A: The acquisition allows Northamber to extend its cybersecurity reach into Ireland, bringing a highly experienced cybersecurity team, a strong reputation, a loyal customer base and an unrivalled vendor portfolio in the country.

Q: Will there be any changes to the management and operations of Renaissance post-acquisition?
A: No, the acquisition will not result in changes to the day-to-day management, staff or location of the Renaissance business. The existing management team will continue to lead the organisation.