By Emea Riga
One of the leading global providers of technology solutions for businesses, Stefanini Holding announces a new joint venture in Romania, together with the most dynamic Romanian cybersecurity company, Cyber Smart Defence. The strategic partnership will enable the global tech company to expand its portfolio of cyber security services and solutions and will give the Romanian company access to a worldwide market, as Stefanini currently has 70 offices in 41 countries.
This is the second strategic joined venture established by Stefanini in Romania in the recent months, as last year the company created Stefanini Infinit, by taking over the team of the former local digital marketing agency Infinit Solutions.
Regarding the cyber security services, at a global level, Stefanini Group has established its presence via Stefanini Rafael through its partnership with the Israeli cyber security company Rafael Advance Defense Systems. The Romanian organization will strengthen the expertise and service portfolio for Stefanini and will generate new business streams both in Romania and worldwide.
”Romania has been a growth engine and innovation driver for our group, our organization here has continuously expanded and has played an increasingly important role not only on the local market, but also at a European level, piloting new initiatives and bringing in amazing talent and technology expertise,” says Farlei Kothe, CEO Stefanini EMEA. ”Our regional offices are here, we have here one of our largest teams and here we continue to find new and exciting opportunities to service our global customers better, in line with the everchanging needs of the business world.”
Stefanini Holding, the international arm of the Brazilian based tech giant follows a strategy of acquiring or setting up joint ventures with young and ambitious local entrepreneurs from all over the world, offering them a global platform for their solutions and services and, at the same time, constantly expanding and refreshing its own portfolio. One year ago, Stefanini Infinit was the first such joint venture in Europe, focusing on marketing, now the second one is focusing on cyber security services.
“We have worked with Stefanini on joint projects for a while now and we have identified a lot of similarities in terms of principles and processes,” says Mădălin Dumitru, founder of Cyber Smart Defence. “I was personally happy to meet and work with Marco Stefanini who, while leading a multimillion EUR global tech company, has managed to preserve intact its entrepreneurial flair, energy and enthusiasm for the business. We hope this partnership will be beneficial for both parties involved, as we are surely glad to address the needs of our current and future clients at a global level and share our expertise with the international cyber security team within the Stefanini Group. ”
Just in the case of other similar partnerships, Cyber Smart Defence will continue to operate as an independent company, keeping its management and team in place, while expanding its portfolio of services, solutions and customers by benefitting from the Stefanini Group resources & presence in more than 40 countries.
Stefanini (www.stefanini.com) is a global tech multinational, originating from Brazil, with more than 33 years of experience on the market and a presence in 41 countries. The company invests in a complete innovation ecosystem to serve main industry verticals and assist customers in their digital transformation. With robust offers aligned with market trends such as automation, cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and User Experience (UX), the company has received recognitions as well as several awards in the innovation area. Currently, the Brazilian multinational has a broad portfolio, which combines innovative consulting and marketing solutions, mobility, personalized campaigns and artificial intelligence with traditional solutions such as Service Desk (with the ability to offer support in 35 languages), Field Service and outsourcing (BPO).
Cyber Smart Defence (abbr. CSD) was founded in Romania, in 2013, with the purpose of fulfilling the requests of its Clients, to check and secure the web sites and systems in place. Nowadays, CSD approaches the new complex area of cyber protection, becoming a reliable provider of penetration & vulnerability tests and IT security audits – both external and in-house. For the past years, the company has supported the safety of their clients by managing the security of their critical data, assessing vulnerabilities and helping to eliminate cyber risks to a great extent.
By Emea Riga