Zhero expands with acquisition of London-based IT firm
Zhero, a London-based cybersecurity and IT support company, has successfully acquired another London-based IT firm, Wem Technology, marking a milestone in its quest to make the cyber world safe and secure for UK businesses, specifically SMEs.
London, 19 July 2022. Zhero, a cybersecurity and IT support company has acquired Wem Technology, a London-based business IT services firm focusing on SMEs in the architectural, manufacturing and recruitment sectors. The official announcement of the acquisition was made in London on 15 July 2022, while the move to acquire Wem Technology commenced in April 2022.
“Aligned with our mission to deliver better IT faster, the acquisition of Wem exemplifies Zhero’s commitment to crush all IT chaos and transform the operations of SMEs in the UK,” said Izak Oosthuizen, founder and MD of Zhero. “Like Zhero, Wem has over 20 years of experience in providing robust managed services and cybersecurity solutions. As such, this acquisition is perfectly positioned with what we currently offer our clients.”
Zhero’s managed services and cybersecurity strategies, underpinned by its promise to deliver better IT faster, include cybersecurity, IT support, consultancy, compliance, data backup, and cloud solutions. Therefore, the acquisition of Wem Technology, a company that primarily focuses on the provision of IT support, managed services and cloud services, can therefore be seen as a logical and prudent move. Zhero is also well-positioned to increase the size of its customer base, given the duration of its experience in the IT support industry, its growth during the coronavirus pandemic, and its successful track record of acquisitions.
“We are delighted to be joining the Zhero family and know this will be in the best interests of our customers where they can expect enhanced, world-class standards of service and much more expertise to help them continue their technology journey,” said Vin Jauhal, the former Director of Wem Technology. “We are excited about the future and the advantages this acquisition will bring to all of our customers”.
By acquiring Wem Technology, Zhero will expand its footprint in the growing cybersecurity industry and get a firmer foothold in the London SME market. Ultimately, the acquisition will consolidate Zhero’s pledge to help UK companies to stay safe and secure against online attacks that pose an ever-increasing threat to productivity and profitability.
The acquisition of Wem Technology is a significant achievement for Zhero which is a flawless fit with the company’s Zhero Plan methodology, the Zhero Cloud solution, and the Zhero Wait response model. In addition, the acquisition highlights Zhero’s commitment to deliver better IT faster and crush IT chaos in a world that sometimes poses unprecedented cybercrime threats.
“Wem is our second acquisition in 2 months, and I am delighted to announce this addition to the Zhero fold,” said Izak Oosthuizen. “This acquisition marks the start of a new era for the company, one which will see both Zhero and its customers grow from strength to strength.”
Zhero provides end-to-end business cybersecurity and IT support to a range of industries. Some include medical, finance, legal, insurance, architecture, and recruitment.
Headquartered in London since 2006 and accredited as a Microsoft Gold Partner, Zhero is proud to have worked alongside WeWork, Edmond De Rothschild, Energy UK, Smart Energy GB, Federation of Master Builders, and City, University of London.
Many of our clients consider us their bolt-on cybersecurity and IT support department for typically 10-500+ employees.