Selected for five-year contract to bring tailored cybersecurity solutions to city and member agencies
Phoenix, AZ—May 1st, 2017
Mosaic451, a bespoke cybersecurity services provider and consultancy, announced today that the company was awarded a contract for Technology Products and Related Services from the City of Charlotte, enabling the company to provide services to member of the Charlotte Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (CCPA), including various schools and government institutions.
The contract was issued on behalf of the Charlotte Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (CCPA) through a group purchasing clause, which provides that any county, city, special district, local government, school district, private K-12 school, higher education institution (both public and private), technical or vocational school, state, other government agency or nonprofit organization may purchase products and services through this contract.
The contract allows Mosaic451 to provide product and services including wireless communications equipment and peripherals, network hardware, COTS software, professional services, network services, and security services. The initial contracts are 3 years, with two 1 year extensions totaling 5 years in duration. The CCPA allows other public agencies regionally and nationwide to use contracts competitively solicited and awarded by the City of Charlotte – all members of the CCPA can utilize the contract with Mosaic451 without the need for further solicitation.
“We’ve enjoyed a long-standing relationship providing security services to the City of Charlotte, and are gratified by the continual recognition of the value Mosaic451 provides,” said Mike Baker, Mosaic451 Managing Director. “With this new contract, we look forward to bringing our unique and effective approach to security management to other institutions within the CCPA, utilizing the deep industry knowledge of our analysts and engineers to provide tailor security solutions for our clients.”
The CCPA’s Authorized MSSP
The Charlotte Cooperative Purchasing Alliance has selected Mosaic451 to provide and manage the following security services:
- Carbon Black
- Mosaic451 Security as a Service (MSSP)
- Mosaic451 Network as a Service
Advanced Security, Experienced Service
Network hardware, identity engines, wireless networking products, and any network hardware/software products related to network security require extensive knowledge and expert service for proper deployment. Next generation and advanced network security products are essential technology for many government and education agencies, but without proper security services they may go under-utilized or perform sub-optimally. These products require expert related services to ensure the agency attains the desired business outcome and value for their investment.
Mosaic451 recognizes that while adoption of advanced and emerging technology is an important part of sound security strategy, no amount of technology can secure an environment without a strong foundation of smart, experienced, operationally minded humans to design, operate, and optimize the technology. Mosaic451’s Hybrid™ solution combines 24/7 off-site monitoring with dedicated on-site personnel that act as a full security operations team to provide the most comprehensive level of information security.
Headquartered in Arizona, Mosaic451 is a bespoke cyber security service provider and consultancy with expertise in building, operating and defending some of the most highly-secure networks in North America. Its Mosaic Hybrid™ is an industry first solution, providing monitoring service through its operations centers as well as specialized staff onsite during business hours to work alongside clients' in house technology and security staff. This hybrid model gives Mosaic451 the unique ability to empower security analysts to provide advanced data analysis and determine threat vectors, threat actors, and intelligent root causes for every incident. Mosaic451 aggregates and empowers intelligent humans in the service of information security and IT operations excellence for our clients.