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OpenSky, TUV Rheinland Company, Expands IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity Services With Location in United Kingdom

HARTFORD, CT and LEATHERHEAD, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - July 17, 2014) - OpenSky, an IT consulting firm focused on securing information assets and transforming IT infrastructure, has today announced the opening of its first regional office in the United Kingdom. A TÜV Rheinland Company, OpenSky provides access to a global network of resources. The new office, located in Leatherhead, England, is part of an international strategy that will enable OpenSky to better serve its clients by providing local experts to solve complex IT challenges.

OpenSky has completed over 750 IT projects to help major enterprises, many on the Fortune 500 list, find solutions for their most pressing challenges. Through a unique, vendor-independent perspective, OpenSky's team of seasoned professionals focus on delivering solutions that are tailored to the client's specific maturity and IT environment.

"Our operations in the United States, the largest market for IT services and security solutions, have provided us with long-term, valuable relationships with clients in the Fortune 500 group," said Roger Levasseur, President and CEO of OpenSky. "We have established ourselves as a trusted adviser, and it is a logical next step to improve our international support by providing local resources and expertise."

Matthew Wiltshire has been appointed to lead OpenSky's UK operations as Managing Director. He has managed IT service businesses in the UK for over 15 years and brings his years of firsthand experience to OpenSky to help guide clients as they face rapidly evolving pressures.

"Many large enterprises in the UK are facing increased concern about the threat of cyber attacks and the need to design highly secure, leading-edge transformational infrastructure solutions," said Wiltshire. "OpenSky's comprehensive integrated security, compliance, and infrastructure solutions are tailored to address the business needs of UK companies." 

Working alongside Wiltshire will be Nigel Stanley, OpenSky's Cybersecurity, Risk and Compliance Practice Director for the UK operation. Stanley comes to OpenSky with 25 years of experience in the IT industry, especially in the areas of cyber security and business risk.

"I continue to be impressed with the quality of consultants that OpenSky employs," said Stanley. "They have the technical skill and business understanding to help their clients leverage the right tools to minimize risk and enable the workforce with an integrated understanding of people, processes and tools."

The author of three books on computer technologies, Stanley is a regular conference speaker and has presented at InfoSec, Counter Terror Expo, Mobile World Congress, IFSEC and IPEXPO as well as at numerous webinars and online events. He is a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the British Computer Society.

About OpenSky
OpenSky Corporation provides information technology expertise to help global corporations reduce IT costs, protect information assets and accelerate the adoption of strategic technologies. We specialize in transformational IT infrastructure, security and compliance consulting and are distinguished from others by extensive technology expertise combined with deep industry experience. 

OpenSky maintains a business-centric perspective and believes that aligning premier technology partnerships with vendor-neutrality ensure the best solutions for clients. OpenSky has successfully delivered over 750 projects to Fortune 500 clients utilizing proven methodologies for a focused, consistent, project-based approach. For more information, please visit: http://www.openskyuk.com.

About TÜV Rheinland
Founded in 1872, TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent testing, inspection, and certification services, ensuring quality, efficiency and safety for people, the environment and technology in nearly all aspects of life. The company maintains presence in 66 countries, employs 18,000 people and has an annual revenue of more than $2.2 billion (EUR1.6 billion). TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects and helps to shape processes for a wide variety of companies through its worldwide network of approved labs, testing facilities and education centers. Since 2006, the company has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. For more information, visit www.tuv.com/us.

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