HelpSystems Adds Security Expertise, Managed Services, and Software with Acquisition of SkyView Partners

June 2, 2015

SkyView team of industry experts, led by Carol Woodbury and John Vanderwall, join HelpSystems. Companies create powerful combination to help organizations improve security on IBM i, UNIX, and Linux.

Minneapolis, MN, June 2, 2015—HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security solutions today announced the acquisition of SkyView Partners, Inc.   

By adding SkyView to HelpSystems, customers can now take advantage of a deeper bench of security experts, an innovative approach to ongoing security services, and a broader range of security products.

“At a time when demand for system security is growing and security needs are constantly changing, the SkyView team’s experience is a great fit for HelpSystems and a compelling benefit for our customers,” said Chris Heim, CEO, HelpSystems.

Numerous recent CIO surveys have identified security as a top priority for CIOs in 2015, making SkyView’s service-oriented expertise and world-class support from HelpSystems a powerful combination that will benefit all IBM i, AIX, and Linux customers.

“As we looked to expand our global security services to more customers, we sought out a security-focused company we could complement with services and we found just that in HelpSystems. Our entire team looks forward to joining the HelpSystems family,” said Carol Woodbury, President and Co-Founder of SkyView Partners, Inc.

“By combining SkyView’s services and tools with cutting-edge technology from the HelpSystems security offerings, we can help more organizations secure their systems,” said John Vanderwall, CEO and Co-Founder of SkyView Partners, Inc.

About HelpSystems

HelpSystems, LLC is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. HelpSystems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. The company provides managed services around system security, with experts monitoring customers’ compliance reporting. Founded in 1982, the company has 15 offices worldwide and more than 9,000 customers from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, HelpSystems sells its solutions directly and through strategic partners worldwide.

HelpSystems brands include: Robot, SEQUEL Software, PowerTech, Halcyon, Skybot, AutoMate, Safestone, Bytware, ShowCase, InterMapper, CCSS, and RJS Software. Learn more at www.helpsystems.com.

Mike Devine
Vice President, Marketing
+1 952-563-2798

mike.devine@helpsystems.com

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