Landmark Communications buys Digital Envoy
12 July 2007 | 2038 views | 0
Source: Digital Resolve
Digital Resolve, a leading provider of online authentication and fraud detection solutions, announced today that its parent company, Digital Envoy, Inc., has been acquired by Landmark Communications, Inc., a privately-held diversified media company with a growing focus on diverse online businesses.
The acquisition continues Landmark's strategy of acquiring leading providers of Internet services and solutions with excellent growth opportunities. Michael Alston, President of Landmark Interactive, a division of Landmark Communications, believes that Digital Resolve is well positioned to build upon its explosive growth by continuing to develop products and services that secure online identities, accounts, information and transactions against fraud and identity theft.
"Digital Resolve is addressing one of the Internet's most persistent and insidious challenges: how to safeguard Internet users, their online information and identities," said Alston. "Landmark is continually looking at ways to expand our portfolio of innovative online businesses, and Digital Resolve provides enabling technologies that are helping to change the way companies manage customer interactions, relationships and risk. We look forward to investing in the expansion of Digital Resolve as it continues to develop innovative and non-invasive ways of securing the online channel."
Dennis Maicon, Executive Vice President of Digital Resolve, will continue to spearhead Digital Resolve's growth and direct operations for the business unit. Bill Calpin, President and CEO of Digital Envoy, will continue his leadership role within the company and leverage the resources of Landmark Communications to expand Digital Envoy's footprint and provide new services to clients.
"We are extremely proud to be a part of the Landmark family with our shared values that focus on integrity, employees and the needs of our customers," stated Calpin. "We look forward to building upon our success in the current markets we serve and to bringing our authentication and fraud detection solutions into new markets that are seeking increased protection for online customers."