Content+Cloud continued its acquisition of another player in the Microsoft chain, Azzure IT, further deepening its relationship with its main supplier.
The deal for Microsoft Dynamics Azzure IT player was announced earlier this month, with the aim of putting Combined Operations in a leading position in the UK market, being able to provide skills and support around from Dynamics.
This move has now been followed with Content+Cloud becoming a member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of ISVs and MSSPs that work closely with the vendor and can help improve security.
The company was given the green light to join MISA because of its existing work protecting customers with its Red Teaming and SOC offerings that helped provide the two-way protection customers demanded as they moved to a hybrid working world. and more disparate networks.
For Content+Cloud, MISA membership adds to its 16 Gold competencies, eight advanced specializations, and numerous vendor awards.
“As the cybersecurity landscape continues to grow in complexity as organizations migrate systems and applications to the cloud, there is an urgent need to leverage the tools and technologies that provide protection against existing and emerging threats. “, said Pravesh Kara, security and networks. product manager at Content+Cloud.
“As a Microsoft Gold Partner, we are committed to driving the adoption and implementation of Microsoft security solutions and cloud services to better meet the changing needs of our customers,” said Kara. “As a member of MISA, our ability to innovate and deliver new integrated solutions will be central to our continued growth as a security services provider.”
A welcome addition
From a vendor perspective, Parri Munsell, General Manager of Security Partner Marketing at Microsoftsaid it welcomes the addition of another important distribution partner to the MISA network.
“By including our strategic MSSPs in MISA, we are helping to strengthen collaboration among cybersecurity industry leaders in protecting and supporting our joint customers,” he said.
Other UK MSSP members of MISA include ANS Group, Bridewell Consulting, NCC Group and BlueVoyant.
In December, Content+Cloud was taken over by Nordic player Advania, in a move that helped create a company with a combined revenue of £800m. It has since made acquisitions and made it clear that it intends to continue to be a major player in Microsoft’s chain ranks.