Sequent AI Announces Acquisition of iON United Inc.
TORONTO, ON, April 20, 2022 – Sequent AI (“Sequent”) is pleased to announce its acquisition of iON United Inc. (iON), one of Canada’s most reputable cybersecurity solution providers. This strategic investment accelerates the company’s ability to offer new services to valued customers, deepen partner relationships, and meet the demand of a growing industry through the formation of a North American IT and Operational Technology (“OT”) technology and services company.
The acquisition ensures Sequent is well positioned to disrupt the IT cybersecurity and industrial automation channel markets. With a team of seasoned professionals, Sequent has a vision of bringing together the IT/OT environments with proprietary cloud, AI/ML, and IoT technologies to produce data-driven analytics and solve customer problems. iON brings decades of cybersecurity IT/OT expertise with partners, technology, and services to help bring that vision to reality.
“It’s an exciting time for iON”, said Robert Zagorsky CEO and President at iON. “Our organization’s ongoing commitment to deliver quality cybersecurity solutions has paved the way for this strategic investment. We’re grateful for the strong partnerships we’ve fostered with customers, vendors, and the community that have been so instrumental to our success during the past 19 years. With further investments and growth on the horizon, we know the best is yet to come!”
“Sequent provides technology solutions that protect and optimize our clients’ business operations,” said Sequent CEO Greg Gallagher. “iON accelerates our reach, and we are pleased to add their trusted services to our dynamic technology portfolio.
Since selling its first firewall in 2003, iON has been a trusted cybersecurity solutions partner for top enterprises in Canada. In May 2021, iON acquired British Columbia’s Wirefire Solutions Inc., accelerating its growth in the Canadian marketplace. As a Sequent company, the iON brand and operational structure will remain intact with the strengths and value of the combined organization.
Sequent AI provides IT, OT, and proprietary technology solutions that enhance the operational efficiency and security of assets and networks. We are building a platform of IT and OT providers that deliver industry leading services that optimize organizational performance by harnessing the power of data driven technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation control. Founded by industry veterans, Sequent is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and is expanding throughout North America. Sequent – converging IT and OT environments with data-driven analytics and technologies. Learn more at sequentai.com.
iON United Inc. is one of Canada’s most trusted cybersecurity solution providers. Founded in 2003, our experienced team delivers best-in-class advisory, technology, and managed services for securing IT, OT, and cloud environments. With consecutive year-over-year growth, we foster meaningful relationships through meaningful work by helping organizations make informed risk management decisions. Recognized by Canadian Business magazine six times and The Globe and Mail in 2021, we continue to build and support a customer community on the leading edge of technology. Cultivating a culture of performance and accountability has earned us a renowned reputation and continues to attract Canada’s best talent to work alongside the nation’s top clients. Our focus on cybersecurity allows the organizations we partner with to maintain their focus on growing their business, We Protect the Brands You Know.™ To learn more about iON, visit ionunited.com.
Sequent AI Ltd.
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