SHI And Solutionary Announce Partnership In Managed Security Services

Solutionary to provide managed security services through SHI's Information Security and Risk Management Practice

February 22, 2010

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. and OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SHI International Corp., a $3 billion+ global provider of information technology products and services, and Solutionary, Inc. an information security services company, today announced a strategic partnership to provide managed security services to SHI customers through SHI's Information Security and Risk Management Practice.

SHI, a leading IT hardware, software and professional services solution provider, formed the Security Management Practice Group to meet the governance, compliance and privacy needs of medium and large organizations worldwide. Solutionary, with over a decade of success in providing managed security services to clients in financial services, healthcare, retail and other markets, will complement SHI's practice. Together, SHI and Solutionary will provide seamless solutions that will address the demand for flexible and scalable managed security services.

"The dramatic increase in frequency and sophistication of security breaches and incidents that threaten to disrupt business operations is accelerating demand for cost-effective managed services that can mitigate these threats," said Steve Idelman, CEO of Solutionary. "We believe SHI provides a best-of-breed approach in addressing customers' risks and helping them stay ahead of threats. In partnering with Solutionary, SHI will immediately be able to deliver proven managed security services to meet current needs and future security concerns, while at the same time reducing operational costs."

Solutionary boasts one of the largest teams of savvy security specialists in the industry, leveraging best practices learned over the past decade. Through its flagship platform - ActiveGuard½ - Solutionary processes more than 300 billion events annually, offering global customers threat management and correlated security intelligence. Solutionary's unique approach extends from scanning and monitoring, to management and correlation of data; offers managed security services via cloud computing or software as a service; and displays status and results in easy-to-read dashboards through a portal available to the client's IT and security management.

"As an integral part of a successful data center solution, SHI's Information Security & Risk Management practice is a key component of the protection and enablement of our customer's business-critical IT assets," said Henry Fastert, SHI Chief Technologist and head of the Enterprise Solutions Services group. "Solutionary fits our holistic strategy to address our customer's security challenges. Our partnership increases SHI's breadth of services and expands the ROI our customers see from their security program."

About SHI International Corporation

SHI International Corporation is a global procurement outsourcing company and leading business-to-business solution provider. The company fulfills orders for over 100,000 hardware and software products, offers a full menu of services and carries authorizations as an IBM Business Partner, a Lotus Notes Premium VAR, a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Novell Gold Reseller, among others. Serving both public and private sector markets, SHI's sales force operates from 25 regional offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.

About Solutionary

Solutionary is an information security company that delivers a wide range of managed security solutions and professional services to reduce risk, increase security and ensure compliance for medium-to-large businesses.

The company's services are based on next generation security intelligence and offer true security and compliance management. Solutionary provides customers with advanced service delivery, patented technology, thought leadership, years of innovative groundwork and proprietary certifications that exceed industry standards, enabling the company to have one of the highest client retention rates in the industry.

Solutionary is positioned by Gartner as a "visionary" in the MSSP Magic Quadrant, and Forrester as a "strong performer" in the MSSP Wave.

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