Netsurion, EventTracker merge, aim to bolster SMBs against complex cyberattacks


Netsurion and EventTracker, two security companies, are merging in a move that aims to bring more enterprise-grade cybersecurity defenses to small and mid-sized businesses.

The two companies focus on different niches. Netsurion offers managed security services for distributed networks and multiple locations. EventTracker focuses on security information and event management (SIEM) tools.

Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. A unit of Providence Equity Partners, which owns Netsurion, will invest in the combined company. The plan is to operate both brands independently with current leadership.

Kevin Watson, CEO of Netsurion, said there’s little overlap between the companies, but “a lot of complementary opportunities”.

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