Rockwell Automation, a digital transformation and industrial automation company, recently acquired cybersecurity firm Avnet Data Security. The acquisition deal integrates the extensive knowledge of Avnet with Rockwell Automation’s strategic objective, to jointly deliver cyber and network services globally.
Commenting on the acquisition, Frank Kulaszewicz, Senior Vice President at Rockwell Automation, said, “Avnet’s combination of service delivery, training, research, and managed services will enable us to service a much larger set of customers globally while also continuing to accelerate our portfolio development in this rapidly developing market.”
Igal Cohen, CEO of Avnet, said, “We are excited to join Rockwell Automation to further expand their already robust cyber offering. We are continuing to serve our existing clients while expanding our reach to service a much broader range of customers. Our passion and mission have always been to help as many organizations as possible to secure their data from internal and external threats.”