A new senior role has been created by C5 Alliance, the provider of technology solutions in the Channel Islands, to develop and grow its security services offering.
Stafford Slater has been appointed Head of Networks and Security. He has more than 18 years’ experience working in enterprise environments, providing services to Channel Island and global firms to support and optimise their security,
Previously Mr Slater worked in Information Technology designing and deploying secure network and voice solutions to enterprise customers in the financial services and retail sectors. He has a strong technical background holding certifications in networking, INFOSEC and also IT Service Management frameworks such as ITIL Service Design and Business Architecture.
This mix of technical and business knowledge equips him to analyse clients’ needs, develop and design the most effective solutions to support C5’s clients in meeting their business goals and objectives.
In his new role he will be building a renewed focus on security strategy across C5 Alliance, developing the security and networking practice and supporting the existing managed services team with the design and onboarding of innovative managed security and networking solutions.
“It is imperative that we are at the forefront of rapidly evolving technologies, threats and mitigation strategies as security breaches continue to be a prominent threat to business security across all sectors,” he said.
“The passion and enthusiasm demonstrated by the new leadership team at C5 means that I am joining the firm at a very exciting time. Our relationship with BDO has resulted in significant investment in people, data centres and our new ‘Island Cloud’ platform which offers best-in-class security and has been built from the ground up by C5. Our core message of ‘Advise, Build, Run’ is a powerful one as it ensures that there is joined up thinking across the business.”
CEO of C5 Alliance, Scott Workman, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Stafford to our team. He brings technical knowledge and extensive experience working with clients to deliver technological solutions to help them achieve their business goals. We are further developing our Network and Security services for our clients and we are delighted that Stafford has joined C5 to help us provide added value and services in this vital area.”
Pictured top: Stafford Slater.
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