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Binary Defense Teams Up with Ark Technology Consultants to Deliver Advanced Cybersecurity Solutions to Commercial and Education Clients

October 26, 2023

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The new partnership provides seamless cybersecurity solutions with Microsoft services, ensuring a high degree of protection for both commercial and SLED organizations.

CLEVELAND, Oct. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Binary Defense, the leading Managed Detection and Response (“MDR”) and enterprise defense provider, today announced a partnership with Ark Technology Consultants, a consulting organization providing professional services to mid-market commercial and education clients. Ark will act as a managed service provider (“MSP”) for Binary Defense in the U.S. market.

The collaboration leverages Binary Defense’s renowned cybersecurity expertise and Ark’s extensive network and client base to deliver a comprehensive suite of cybersecurity solutions. These solutions include advanced threat detection and managed security services designed to protect organizations against evolving cyber threats.

One key focus of the partnership is the implementation, tuning, and monitoring of Microsoft security solutions and other technologies to provide clients with robust protection against cyber attacks.

One key focus of the partnership is the implementation, tuning, and monitoring of Microsoft security solutions and other technologies to provide clients with robust protection against cyber attacks. Binary Defense and Ark share a deep understanding of Microsoft’s marketplace, and this synergy will enable them to create tailored solutions that address the specific cybersecurity needs of their clients.

“We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Binary Defense, which will enhance Ark’s clients’ access to managed security services,” said Walter J. Cook II, CEO and Founder of Ark Technology Companies, Inc. “We firmly believe that Binary Defense’s solutions and seamless integration with Microsoft provide an excellent framework for commercial and SLED organizations to bolster their defenses against cyber threats.”

Binary Defense’s MDR services have been recognized in several analyst reports, including a five-time Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services report; a Notable Vendor in Forrester’s The Managed Detection and Response Landscape, Q1 2023 report; and a “Strong Performer” in The Forrester Wave™: Managed Detection & Response, Q2 2023.

“We are excited to embark on this partnership with Ark, a collaboration that signifies our commitment to staying ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity,” said Bob Meindl, CEO of Binary Defense. “With our combined strengths we’re not just safeguarding our clients; we’re empowering them. Together, we’ll harness the power of our partnership to defend against next-generation cyber threats, ensuring that our clients remain secure in an increasingly digital world.”


Ark Technology Consultants was founded in late 2021 with the goal of building a cloud-based IT services firm that is both people-centered and client-driven. From its inception with the acquisition of DCi Technology Solutions and VerisVisalign, Ark has been committed to fostering a culture of collaboration and to cultivating strong relationships with clients and technology partners. With specialties in Microsoft implementation, staff augmentation, IT service management and process improvement, and our own on-site service desk and technology center, Ark provides impeccable service that surpasses client expectations. For more information, please visit

About Binary Defense

Binary Defense is a trusted leader in security operations, supporting companies of all sizes to proactively monitor, detect and respond to cyberattacks. The company offers a personalized Open XDR approach to Managed Detection and Response, advanced Threat Hunting, Digital Risk Protection, Phishing Response, and Incident Response services, helping customers mature their security program efficiently and effectively based on their unique risks and business needs.

With a world-class 24/7 SOC, deep domain expertise in cyber, and sophisticated technology, hundreds of companies across every industry have entrusted Binary Defense to protect their business. Binary Defense gives companies actionable insights within minutes not hours, the confidence in their program to be resilient to ever-changing threats, and the time back that matters most to their business. Binary Defense is also the Trusted Cybersecurity Partner of the Cleveland Browns and partners with PGA TOUR players. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog, or follow us on LinkedIn.