Accuvant Strengthens Commitment to State and Local Government, Education (SLED) Market

 -- Creates Dedicated Sales and Technical Team to Support SLED Clients and Partners –

Denver – May 12, 2011 – Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise and federal clients, today announced that it has established a dedicated team of specialized sales and technical information security professionals focused exclusively on supporting state and local governments, and education (SLED) clients and partners in the Western and Mountain regions of the U.S.  The addition of this new team makes Accuvant the only national provider to formally focus on the SLED market and deliver a comprehensive and holistic approach to information security.

“Accuvant has been offering in-depth services to clients in the SLED space for a number of years, and has found them to have some very specialized needs,” said Tim Hoffman, area vice president for Accuvant. “Our new SLED-specific team leverages Accuvant’s extensive experience and expertise in this vertical as well as with Fortune 100 clients. This team is committed to helping government and education clients better understand their IT security needs and map them back to the growing number of government and industry regulations, as well as their very unique business objectives.”

Accuvant currently serves more than 600 SLED clients in the Western U.S. The company combines its extensible knowledge of industry-leading information security best practices and premier partnerships with many of the leading security solutions manufacturers to provide these clients with superior, rapidly deployed information security solutions that are effective and reasonably priced. Accuvant also understands the importance of state and local purchasing vehicles, has multiple state contractsincluding California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS), Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA), and Arizona State contracts, and is expanding its portfolio.

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Accuvant is the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment between IT security and business objectives, clarity to complex security challenges and confidence in complex security decisions.

Accuvant delivers these solutions through three practice areas: Risk and Compliance Management,Accuvant LABSand Solution Services. Based on our clients’ unique requirements, Accuvant assesses, architects and implements the policies, procedures and technologies that most efficiently and effectively protect valuable data assets.

Since 2002, more than 3,900 organizations, including 65 of the Fortune 100 and20 of the largest U.S. Federal Agencies, have trusted Accuvant with their security challenges. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has offices in 36 cities across the United States and Canada. For more information, please visit www.accuvant.com, follow us on Twitter: @Accuvant, or keep in touch via Facebook: http://tiny.cc/facebook553.   

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