Rockwell Automation, Inc., a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. (NYSE: ROK) announced in a statement that it has acquired Oylo, an industrial cybersecurity services provider based in Barcelona, Spain. Oylo supplies cyber security services and solutions for a wide range of industrial control systems (ICS). Among the subjects in his service are conducting pre-assessment studies, turnkey applications, cyber security project management services and the ability to respond to a cyber incident.
Frank Kulaszewicz, Senior Vice President, Lifecycle Services for Rockwell Automation, said: “Having a more comprehensive cybersecurity strategy across industrial operations technology (OT) and information technology (IT) once connected and smart devices enter the factory floor. It is more vital than ever. We continue to work for our customers' success in the Connected Enterprise journey. Oylo's deep expertise in the field will further accelerate Rockwell Automation's ability to deliver this expertise worldwide ”.
The Oylo acquisition demonstrates that Rockwell Automation wants to provide best-in-class cybersecurity services and solutions. Oylo's OT cybersecurity expertise complements the IT cybersecurity expertise gained through the recent acquisition of Avnet Data Security. Oylo's participation in Rockwell Automation accelerates global delivery capabilities in a rapidly changing market and expands existing cybersecurity services for industry.
Oylo CEO EduardoDi Monte said: “We are excited to continue to serve our loyal customers and partners, while delivering our services to many institutions around the world”.
Oylo will be part of the Life Cycle Services unit.