Sword & Shield Recognized for Managed Security Services Expertise

Nationally recognized cybersecurity firm makes list of 100 top managed security service providers in the country.

Knoxville, Tenn. March 5, 2019 –  Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee, announced today the company has been named to the CRN® 2019 Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category highlighting companies with managed security services expertise.

CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, composes the annual list to recognize the top technology providers and consultants in North America changing the landscape of the IT channel with their forward-thinking approach to managed services.

LogRhythm SIEM-as-a-Service

In addition to continuing to develop its existing managed security services, Sword & Shield has recently expanded its MSSP to include LogRhythm Managed SIEM services  to better serve its growing market.

Sword & Shield President and CEO John McNeely said adding LogRhythm to its offering helps the company to carry forward its dedication to providing solutions that fit the way its customers do business.

“Sword & Shield feels it’s important to deliver services customized to our customers’ environments,” said McNeely. “Adding LogRhythm SIEM as a Service to our managed security platform provides us flexibility to find the right technology fit for the many different types, sizes and needs of the enterprise class environments we protect.”

Top Managed Security Service Providers

According to The Channel Company, CRN’s MSP 500 list shines a light on the most innovative of key managed services providers.

“Capable MSPs enable companies to take their cloud computing to the next level, streamline spending, effectively allocate limited resources and navigate the vast field of available technologies,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “The companies on CRN’s 2019 MSP 500 list stand out for their innovative services, excellence in adapting to customers’ changing needs and demonstrated ability to help businesses get the most out of their IT investments.”

The MSP 500 is divided into three categories: the Managed Security 100, the MSP Pioneer 250 and the MSP Elite 150. The Managed Security 100 to which Sword & Shield was named recognizes MSPs focused primarily on off-premise, cloud-based security services.

About Sword & Shield Enterprise Security

Securing business for more than 20 years, Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, Inc. partners with customers to meet the needs of their dynamic cybersecurity and compliance landscape. The company works closely with its customers to become tightly integrated with their enterprise operations in the areas of managed security, risk and compliance, enterprise security consulting, security incident response and forensics, and security training.

Recognized nationally and headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Sword & Shield has offices throughout the US. Sword & Shield services a broad spectrum of industries, including healthcare, retail, media, banking and finance, legal and manufacturing.

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with their media, events, consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, they connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, they draw from their deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. For more information, visit www.thechannelco.com.

The MSP500 list is featured in the February 2019 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/msp500.


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