SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2014) - Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. (PINKSHEETS: SYRX) ("Sysorex"), a developer of leading information technology solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger ("Merger Agreement") to acquire AirPatrol Corporation ("AirPatrol"), a mobile location-based cybersecurity systems company. Based in Maple Lawn, Maryland, AirPatrol has 4 U.S. and 11 foreign patent applications pending for its location, security and context awareness systems that can detect smartphones, tablets, laptops and other mobile devices. Upon the closing of the Merger Agreement, AirPatrol will become a subsidiary of Sysorex and retain its management and operations.
Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, the AirPatrol acquisition is to be completed no later than February 28, 2014. The closing of the acquisition is subject to a financing contingency. The acquisition would mark the third acquisition for Sysorex since the beginning of 2013 and is expected to further its move towards becoming an intellectual property based company providing technology solutions. In May 2013, Sysorex acquired Lilien Systems, an IT infrastructure and solutions provider based in Larkspur, California. In August 2013, Sysorex acquired Shoom, Inc., a developer of cloud-based data analytics and enterprise solutions.
"We expect the synergy between AirPatrol and our other companies to strengthen Sysorex's industry position as a technology developer and provider," said Sysorex CEO, Nadir Ali. "We expect the addition of AirPatrol to the Sysorex family to allow for the development of powerful solutions, integrating three of the highest growth sectors in technology -- Big Data, cyber security and mobile computing -- which would substantially augment our customer offerings," he continued.
"We are excited about our agreement to join the Sysorex team and add our mobile and cybersecurity expertise to the Sysorex group of companies," said Cleve Adams, CEO of AirPatrol. "We plan to incorporate Sysorex's Big Data capabilities into our mobile platform," he added.
About Sysorex Global Holdings
Through focused, custom technology solutions, Sysorex provides cyber security, data analytics, custom application development, cloud solutions, Mobile/BYOD solutions and strategic outsourcing to government and commercial clients in major industries around the world. From identifying security risks to helping clients realize value from their Big Data strategies, Sysorex has the experience, technology, partners, and agility to be your Trusted IT Partner. Visit www.sysorex.com, follow @Sysorex and Like us on Facebook.
About AirPatrol Corporation
AirPatrol is a developer of mobile device identification and locationing systems. Its flagship product, ZoneDefense, is a security platform for wireless and cellular networks that can detect, monitor and manage the behavior of smartphones, tablets, laptops and other mobile devices based on their location. Headquartered near Washington, DC, AirPatrol has regional offices in San Diego, California, Vancouver, Canada, Sydney, Australia and Sao Paulo, Brazil. AirPatrol customers include numerous government and military agencies and large enterprises around the globe. For more information on AirPatrol Corporation and its products call 410-290-3446, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.airpatrolcorp.com.
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