Fortra Acquires Leading Data Classification Providers to Bolster Security Business
MINNEAPOLIS (June 25, 2020) — Fortra announced today the acquisition of Titus and Boldon James, both leaders in data classification software that helps organizations classify and protect information. Adding these outstanding companies to fortra’s security portfolio establishes the leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
The solutions offered by Titus and Boldon James make sure sensitive information is classified properly and secured. They work in lockstep with fortra’s GoAnywhere Managed File Transfer and Clearswift e-mail and web security solutions to protect data at every stage of its lifecycle whether it resides on premise, in the cloud, or is just passing through the Internet.
“Bringing Titus and Boldon James into the Fortra family is another step toward our unwavering goal of giving customers the most robust collection of trusted security and automation solutions available, backed by a people-first commitment to long-term customer success,” said Kate Bolseth, CEO, Fortra. “The talent, success, and market-leading solutions that characterize both Titus and Boldon James enrich and expand our ability to help our customers keep their data safe.”
Titus and Boldon James are trusted by thousands of organizations around the world including those in financial services, manufacturing, military, and government. The acquisition helps Fortra customers further improve their security posture and meet intensifying regulatory requirements including CCPA, GDPR, SOX, PCI-DSS, HIPAA by mitigating data leakage and regaining control of sensitive data in their organizations.
“Titus fits well with fortra’s security portfolio, and we are thrilled to expand the range of solutions for our customers,” said Jim Barkdoll, CEO, Titus. “We are confident we have found the right place to continue driving our innovation and business forward.”
CEO of Boldon James Martin Sugden added, “Joining these well-known players in the data security space is the ultimate way to offer global organizations the ability to detect and protect their ever-growing troves of sensitive data. We are delighted to join Fortra and stand together in providing the leading data classification platform for companies worldwide.”
Fortra is a cybersecurity company like no other. We’re creating a simpler, stronger future for our customers. Our trusted experts and portfolio of integrated, scalable solutions bring balance and control to organizations around the world. We’re the positive changemakers and your relentless ally to provide peace of mind through every step of your cybersecurity journey. Learn more at fortra.com.
Titus, a Fortra Company, is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their data protection strategy. The company’s products enable organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze, and share information. With an open, intelligent policy manager, Titus customers can address regulatory compliance initiatives and get more out of their existing security investments. Millions of users in over 120 countries trust Titus to keep their data compliant and secure. Learn more at www.titus.com.
About Boldon James
Boldon James is an industry specialist in data classification and secure messaging, delivering globally-recognized innovation, service excellence and technology solutions that work. Boldon James solutions integrate with powerful data security and governance ecosystems to enable customers to effectively manage data, streamline operations, and proactively respond to regulatory change. The company has a 30-year heritage of delivering for the world’s leading commercial organizations, systems integrators, defense forces, and governments. To learn more, visit www.boldonjames.com.
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