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August 05, 2015 12:00 ET

Red8 Acquires Voyant Strategies' Expanding Expertise in Data Center Solutions

Agreement Accelerates Momentum in Texas and the Tri-State Area; Expands IT Security and Data Center Service Capabilities; Grows Customer Portfolio

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 5, 2015) - Red8, the industry expert in architecting the software defined data center, today announced that it has acquired the integration division of Voyant Strategies Inc., a privately-held New Jersey-based IT solutions firm. Voyant Strategies, Inc. will continue to focus on its security managed services business. With the acquisition, Red8 gains additional resources in key solutions areas and expands its customer base in the Northeast and South Central US.

"With the rapid rate of change in today's market, it is important to drive growth both organically and through acquisition while maintaining the balance that will result in success," said Richard Heard, president of Red8. "The members of Voyant's team joining Red8 bring more than 100 years of collective IT experience and proven success. Our organizations align very well, and together we expand our capabilities to deliver even more innovative solutions to transform, connect and protect our customers' data."

Under the terms of the agreement, Red8 has acquired Voyant Strategies, Inc.'s integration division including the teams responsible for business development, sales and technical support. The acquisition increases Red8's customer base by more than 25% and brings added depth to many of its successful technology practices including Cisco, Commvault, NetApp and Riverbed. With resources and customers throughout the US, the deal expands Red8's presence in the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut Tri-State area as well as in the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama (TOLA) markets.

"Voyant has delivered successful IT solutions for more than 20 years and has cultivated many strong industry relationships. We are pleased and excited to join the Red8 team, as it opens up tremendous new opportunities for our existing customers, and provides the expanded support system necessary for delivering mission-critical solutions," said Glenn Dekhayser, former CTO for Voyant Strategies and current Practice Lead for Red8. "Red8 and Voyant are an especially good fit from both a technology and a cultural perspective. The combination of technical excellence and a human approach to solving business challenges is a recipe for success."

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Red8, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Insight Investments, LLC, is the industry expert in architecting the software defined data center. It helps many of America's most influential corporations including Honda, CBS, JPL, Lockheed Martin, and more create and maintain highly secure, efficient and effective data center, server, storage and network virtualization solutions. Red8's highly experienced team of professionals is the creative catalyst that turns future opportunities into real-world possibilities today. For more information visit www.redeight.com.

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