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General Informatics Acquires 1 Ping Security and Launches New Security Division

General Informatics announces the recent acquisition of 1 Ping Security and creating a new security division.
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA:

General Informatics, an IT managed services provider and network infrastructure company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of 1 Ping Security. Based in Raleigh, NC, 1 Ping Security specializes in providing comprehensive cybersecurity services. 

1 Ping Security brings a wealth of expertise in offering services such as SIEM, Managed Identity and Access Management, Managed Detection and Response, Threat Hunting, and Consulting services like vCIO and vCISO services. 

The acquisition of 1 Ping Security allows General Informatics to strengthen its already robust cybersecurity suite by creating a separate security division. General Informatics’ CEO and President, Don Monistere, shared, We are thrilled to announce the launch of General Informatics’ new security division. Not only will this bring valuable protection for our existing customers and attract future prospects – it will also serve as a crucial oversight powerhouse within our MSP business.”  

Not only will this bring valuable protection for our existing customers and attract future prospects - it will also serve as a crucial oversight powerhouse within our MSP business.

By incorporating 1 Ping Security’s experienced and knowledgeable staff with their existing team, General Informatics will be able to better serve its clients as the industry-leading cybersecurity solution. The CEO and Founder of 1 Ping Security, Aaron Lancaster, will be joining the GI Team and running General Informatics’ Security Consulting Practice.  

General Informatics brings an amazing team and I am looking forward to taking our security practice to the next level.

“I am very excited about this opportunity and the direction we are headed,” stated Lancaster. “General Informatics brings an amazing team and I am looking forward to taking our security practice to the next level.” With over 16 years of cybersecurity experience, Lancaster brings a competitive edge to General Informatics’ security division. 

Lancaster’s credentials go beyond most in the industry. Lancaster holds leadership roles amongst multiple security associations and alliances, is often delivering keynotes to national security conferences, and has years of experience serving in the banking industry as an Information Security Officer. In addition, Lancaster is a veteran of the US Army, having served as a scout reconnaissance helicopter pilot and Information Assurance Security Officer. 

This acquisition is a part of General Informatics’ long-term strategy to expand its portfolio and provide an even higher level of service to its customers. General Informatics is committed to staying ahead of the curve and providing innovative solutions that will enable them to remain a leader in the IT and Cybersecurity services industry.  

About 1 Ping Security

1 Ping Security helps businesses secure their cloud, edge, and colocation environments while increasing speed to delivery and resiliency. With a seasoned team of driven, high-integrity cybersecurity professionals, they focus on delivering results for their clients and partners. Visit 1pingsecurity.com  to learn more.  

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Based in Baton Rouge, LA, General Informatics is a premier IT managed services provider, delivering exceptional managed IT solutions to a diverse base of customers across the southeast United States. With a continuously growing portfolio of diverse technology services, General Informatics has helped clients realize significant growth through innovative technology deployment and exceptional service delivery. General Informatics is one of the fastest growing managed IT services providers in the Southeast and is the leading IT partner for businesses, schools, and government agencies. More information can be found at geninf.com

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