Top UK IT Security Firm Acquired By Metaphor IT

Metaphor IT, announces it has acquired Henley based Intellect Security.

Intellect Security specialises in the IT Security sector. The Intellect Security management team depart the business with immediate effect, replaced by the board of Metaphor IT.

Fledgling, Metaphor IT, was attracted by Intellect’s portfolio of security technology services and solutions, specifically data encryption and managed security services. Intellect’s client base includes a number of magic circle law firms and blue chip organisations. This was a perfect fit for Metaphor IT’s vision of creating an IT Solutions and Managed Services group with specialist skills in core IT services.

Richard Callis, CEO, Metaphor IT / Managing Director, Intellect Security:
“We are hugely excited to announce our first acquisition. Intellect Security has been a trusted IT Security advisor to some of the UK’s largest businesses for over twelve years. The business boasts an enviable and loyal client base who have trusted Intellect with the providing IT security advice, solutions and managed services for over twelve years. The fact that a number of FTSE100 businesses choose Intellect as their trusted partner speaks volumes of the talent and potential we have acquired. We are excited by the innovation and opportunities that will arise from acquiring a business of such pedigree and we look forward to building on the strong foundations built by the previous management team.”

Stuart Grist, Group Sales Director, Metaphor IT:
“We are delighted to be acquiring a business with such a great reputation in the IT security industry. We will be investing heavily in growing the sales and technical capability across the team as well as growing the portfolio of security solutions we offer.”

About Intellect Security

Intellect is one of the UK’s leading specialist suppliers of security solutions. Intellect has an enviable history of delivery to over 2000 customers since 2002, including some of the UK’s most well-known organisations.

Over the years Intellect has expanded its key portfolio of services, which now fall into three main disciplines – Access & Identity Management, Threat Detection & Prevention and Data Security & Integrity. These specialist IT security services not only broaden Intellect’s offering to its clients but they also enhance and complement each other, enabling us to deliver comprehensive solutions to our clients as a trusted security advisor and dependable security partner.

Intellect Security Limited