Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Corp., a cybersecurity consulting and managed services firm based in Scottsdale, Ariz., has acquired Ground Control IT, an Arizona-based managed security services provider.

Under the terms of the agreement, Ground Control will become part of Cerberus Sentinel and will continue to focus on providing integrated risk managed services to a diverse set of customers. With the new organizational structure, Ground Control president Ryan Greyslak will take on the role of vice president, managed services, for Cerberus Sentinel.

“Ground Control is an excellent fit for the Cerberus portfolio of companies,” said David Jemmett, CEO and founder of Cerberus Sentinel. “Ground Control offered us an attractive model for managed security services and consulting services. They will help us meet the expanding security needs of our clients in the western U.S.”

“Cybersecurity is quickly becoming one of the most important aspects within the IT industry for all businesses,” said Greyslak. “We are excited by the opportunity to join the Cerberus Sentinel team which will allow us to contribute to a more extensive security portfolio of services and level of support for all customers.”