Nerds On Site and My Digital Shield Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Enterprise-level Cyber Security to SMBs

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Global IT services provider will add My Digital Shield’s cloud-based security solution to its product portfolio to offer Fortune 500-level security to tens of thousands of SMB clients

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“Both companies are committed to serving the needs of SMBs, and with this partnership we are furthering our mission of delivering Fortune 500-level cyber security to small businesses at an affordable price," said Andrew Bagrin, CEO and founder of MDS.

My Digital Shield® (MDS), a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) for small businesses, today announced its strategic partnership with Nerds On Site, a global IT solutions provider for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Under this agreement, Nerds On Site will promote and sell MDS’ affordable, enterprise-level cyber security solution to its tens of thousands of SMB clients.

A leading provider of cost-effective, leading-edge IT solutions, Nerds On Site offers a variety of IT services to SMBs worldwide, including complete IT department outsourcing, network design and support, network security and custom software development. The company serves more than 100,000 clients globally with operations in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Australia, South Africa, Bolivia, Brazil and Mexico. The addition of MDS’ cloud-based security solution to its portfolio will help strengthen Nerds On Site’s security offerings and create a competitive advantage by leveraging MDS’ cloud-based, continual protection against cyber threats and intrusion.

“The decision to partner with MDS was sparked by our desire to provide our clients with the best cyber protection available for SMBs, given the growing concern surrounding data security,” said David Redekop, co-founder, Nerds On Site. “We wanted to offer a solution that ensures complete and customizable network security protection to our clients, without breaking the bank, and we strongly believe MDS offers that package.”

Based on industry-leading unified threat management (UTM) technology, MDS offers affordable, enterprise-level security solutions to SMBs through its channel partners, including value-added resellers (VARs), solution providers and managed service providers (MSPs). The partnership with Nerds On Site will help expand the reach of MDS among SMBs across various industries throughout North America.

“We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Nerds On Site and remain confident that this will be a mutually beneficial relationship,” says Andrew Bagrin, CEO and founder of MDS. “Both companies are committed to serving the needs of SMBs, and with this partnership we are furthering our mission of delivering Fortune 500-level cyber security to small businesses at an affordable price. With broad market penetration of Nerds On Site, we are excited to extend our reach and introduce our unique security solution to additional SMB customers.”

About My Digital Shield:
My Digital Shield (MDS) is a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) that delivers enterprise-level security technology to small businesses. Based on industry-leading unified threat management (UTM) technology, MDS’ customizable cloud-based security solution offers continual protection against cyber threats and intrusion at an affordable price. With no bandwidth pollution, the SECaaS delivery model ensures that the latest virus definitions and threat updates are in use for continual threat assessment. Founded in 2013, MDS serves numerous managed service providers (MSPs) and small businesses in various industries including retail, restaurants, hospitality, and professional services. To learn more, visit http://www.mydigitalshield.com or follow on Twitter @MyDigitalShield.

About Nerds On Site:
Nerds On Site (NOS) is a global IT solutions provider for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Operating on an independent contractor model, Nerds On Site provides its team of “Nerds” with an online back-office system for billing, purchasing, a 24-hour call center and access to the brand. Clients include small to medium-sized enterprises and residential customers who are typically served "on site" at the home or office. Its services include complete IT department outsourcing, network design and support, network security and custom software development. Founded in 1995, Nerds On Site is headquartered in Ontario, Canada with operations in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, South Africa, Bolivia, Brazil and Mexico, serving more than 100,000 clients worldwide. To learn more, visit http://www.nerdsonsite.com or follow on Twitter @nerdsonsite.com.

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