SOURCE: ControlScan

July 17, 2008 08:00 ET

GearyTech Announces Strategic Partnership With ControlScan

Offerings Available Through ControlScan Provide GearyTech Customers With Easy-to-Use Compliance and SSL Solutions

MARKHAM, ON and ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - July 17, 2008) - GearyTech, Inc. (, a Managed Services Provider of quality IT services to SMB companies, has joined with ControlScan (, an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) certified by the Payment Card Industry, to help its customers meet mandatory requirements set forth by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Council.

"We chose ControlScan's PCI Compliance solutions for their reliability and ease of implementation. However, the price performance of their products is what sets them apart from other PCI compliance solutions," said Doug Geary, president, GearyTech. "The custom package ControlScan has developed for GearyTech allows us to be incredibly competitive and deliver real value for our customers."

GearyTech customers have access to ControlScan's leading PCI compliance solution, which includes on-demand security scanning and the PCI Self-Assessment Questionnaire. These customers can also take advantage of ControlScan's array of GeoTrust and VeriSign SSL and EV SSL certificates, which provide the best encryption available to help protect the transfer of sensitive data on their Websites.

"We are excited about partnering with GearyTech, Inc.," said Joan Herbig, chief executive officer, ControlScan. "Through this partnership, GearyTech can complement its already strong portfolio of IT services by offering ControlScan's PCI compliance solutions, helping their customers meet the PCI requirements as well as protect them from fraudulent activity."

About GearyTech, Inc.

Headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Canada, GearyTech provides Managed IT Services to companies within the small to mid size market. Contracted services including monitoring, remote management and end user support allow customers to have the benefits of a fully staffed IT Department for a fraction of the cost. Since 1996, GearyTech has been delivering best practice solutions that best leverage technology against their customer's goals and vision. GearyTech focuses on technology so their customers can focus on their business.

About ControlScan

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ControlScan provides security and Payment Card industry (PCI) compliance solutions designed exclusively for small- to medium-sized e-commerce businesses. The company's Verified Secure solutions makes it easy and cost-effective for these businesses to protect their infrastructure and help keep their Websites safe so shoppers can purchase with confidence. Verified Secure is the security solution of choice for smaller e-businesses because it offers security solutions that fit their specific needs, a personal level of service and the best value. For more information about ControlScan and its Verified Secure services visit or call 1-800-825-3301.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    ControlScan, Inc.
    Heather Varian Foster
    Email Contact

    GearyTech, Inc.
    Doug Geary
    905-513-8000 ext.224
    Email Contact