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Cary, NC, United States, 2005/12/13 - P4 Performance Management Inc., a leading provider of intelligent and innovative selective outsourcing solutions, and its majority shareholder, AJP Group LLC, announced today the acquisition of privately held Refense Technologies - Refense.com.
Refense Technologies is a provider of vulnerability management solutions for network infrastructure. The agreement has been approved by the board of directors of Refense and the stockholders of Refense and AJP Group.
"Refense has developed superior technology that we will build upon by bundling their capabilities into our selective outsourcing services. This acquisition will also allow P4 and Refense to jointly develop Security Vulnerability Solutions for large enterprises that are faced with growing regulatory compliance requirements” said AJP group and P4 Performance Management CEO, Tony Pompliano.
Refense has received significant company recognition. Most recently, Refense was awarded as the FastTrac Tech Company of the year by the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. Earlier, the company was named to the Tech 25 and selected to the Talent Showcase by GrowThink Research, a private equity research firm. Additionally, Refense has presented at Venture 2005 and CTIA’s Wireless Venture Forum in Silicon Valley.
“Refense helps companies solve critical information security issues by providing leading vulnerability management products that proactively and effectively address security risks.” said Jaime Chanaga, CISSP, CISA, former healthcare Chief Information Security Officer, and founder of The CSO Board LLC.
"Our shared commitment to excellence and P4’s forward momentum with an impressive roster of Fortune 100 customers were paramount in making this decision" said Fabian OIiva, CEO of Refense Technologies. “Our vision for developing innovative, proactive security products, combined with P4’s substantial industry, channel and financial strengths will enable us to accelerate our innovation and market strategies.”
About P4 Performance Management, Inc.
P4 Performance Management (p4performance.com), is a leading provider of intelligent and innovative Selective Outsourcing Solutions to enterprise customers to ensure high availability of their business applications and communication networks through a combination of strategic consulting, network solutions and performance management. P4 offers industry-focused solutions to businesses in the financial, telecommunications, entertainment/media and information technology industries. P4 is headquartered in Cary, NC with offices in New York City, San Jose and Los Angeles.
About Refense Technologies, Inc.
Refense Technologies (refense.com), is a leading provider of vulnerability management solutions for network infrastructure. The company develops solutions that address security concerns within network devices, the foundation of an IT infrastructure. With Network Device Scanner, organizations can proactively identify and mitigate threats and vulnerabilities within wireless and wired network devices. Founded in 2003, Refense Technologies is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.