Blancco Technology Group Acquires Tabernus
September 2015 by Emmanuelle Lamandé
Blancco Technology Group announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Tabernus, a provider of data erasure software and hardware solutions used by organizations to completely remove data from hard drive storage devices.
The deal supports Blancco Technology Group’s ambitions of expanding its B2B data erasure software business and adding consumer security solutions and integrating with Internet of Things technologies, such as Internet-connected televisions, connected cars, smart thermostats and wearable health-monitoring devices.
As part of the acquisition, Tabernus President, Khalid Elibiary, will join Blancco Technology Group as Vice President of Customer Experience. In this new role, Elibiary will focus on creating an exceptional customer experience throughout the entire lifecycle of IT equipment. Working in collaboration with multiple discipline groups within Blancco Technology Group, his team will look for ways to improve the quality and accessibility of customer support processes, while also educating customers on all aspects of data security.