April 4, 2023

Trace3 Acquires Set Solutions - Expanding, Strengthening Cybersecurity Capabilities

Trace3 announced it closed a transaction to acquire Set Solutions, an advanced cybersecurity consulting and procurement solutions provider headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Trace3’s acquisition of Set Solutions is a continuation of the company’s strategic expansion plan. The investment allows the combined companies to deepen cybersecurity capabilities to drive success for commercial and enterprise clients.

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August 25, 2022

Trace3 Celebrates 20 Years of Success and Innovation

Leading IT solutions provider Trace3 marked its 20-year anniversary this week with a series of celebrations featuring major milestones from the past two decades.

From humble beginnings in 2002 – an idea and $100 – Trace3 has grown into a nationwide network of elite engineers, consultants, account teams, and IT professionals. Trace3’s business and culture are powered by a sharp focus on helping clients achieve superior business outcomes through technology and services.

Trace3 focuses on a broad mix of end-to-end solutions, ranging from artificial intelligence and data science to cloud computing and security consulting. The company is known for bringing disruptive technologies to market through its concentration on innovation and emerging technology in partnership with the venture capital community.

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May 12, 2022

Trace3 Announces Cloud-Like Data Center Solutions

Trace3’s partnerships with HPE and Dell are creating bigger picture IT transformations for client organizations by refocusing on the agility of client data center.

Pulling from the simplicity of the cloud, Trace3 data center strategists have added a management consulting framework to evolve enterprise client data centers to perform more cloud-like. It follows an initiative in place by Trace3 to strengthen its modern infrastructure portfolio of offerings.

“Delivering cloud-like-performing data center results in better outcomes from the IT investments Trace3’s clients are making,” Trace3 Vice President of Modern Infrastructure CJ Metz said.

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March 29, 2022

Trace3 Doubles Down on Strategic Partnership with Effectual for Enterprise AWS Cloud Expertise

Effectual, a modern, cloud first managed and professional services company, announced a strategic partnership with Trace3, a premier provider of advanced technology consultation services and solutions. As an integral part of Trace3’s growing cloud services, Effectual will provide access to their elite team of Modernization Engineers, holding over 200 AWS certifications.

Over the course of the past year, Trace3 and Effectual have collaborated on several enterprise AWS Cloud engagements for Fortune 500 brands including leading healthcare providers, financial services, and manufacturing companies. These engagements showcased Effectual’s ability to solve complex business problems creating strong synergy with Trace3, equally known for their commitment to elite consulting and engineering.

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March 9, 2022

Trace3 Acquires Lasalle Solutions* to Enhance Client Life Cycle Services and Geographic Coverage

Trace3 entered into a definitive agreement to purchase LaSalle Solutions, a business division of Fifth Third Bank, to further enhance the technology solutions portfolio available to clients of both companies, while also significantly increasing Trace3’s national footprint. The transaction is expected to close in April of 2022.

“For years we have provided consulting services on how to leverage technology and data to help businesses grow and operate efficiently,” said Rich Fennessy, CEO of Trace3. “It’s clear many organizations continue to struggle with maintaining visibility across their increasingly complex IT environments, especially as they evolve toward hybrid cloud. LaSalle will help us provide that visibility and insight for clients to more efficiently manage their IT assets, maintenance agreements, and ultimately simplify IT lifecycle processes.”

* LaSalle Leasing is not part of this transaction and remains with Fifth Third Bank.

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January 12, 2022

Trace3 Announces New President, Industry Veteran Joe Quaglia

Technology solutions provider Trace3 expands its executive team with the addition of Joe Quaglia as President, who will work alongside regional sales teams to expand sales and solution capabilities to support Trace3 clients and partners.

“Joe has been in the industry for 34 years and brings tremendous experience that will assist Trace3 in continuing to grow and expand its role in the industry,” CEO Rich Fennessy said.

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December 14, 2021

Trace3 Innovation Research Brief: Policy as Code

While Infrastructure as Code (IaC) emerged for automating IT environment modifications, Policy as Code (PaC) specifies enterprise policies for how applications and infrastructure should run, while implementing and testing them across cloud, cloud native, and/or on-prem environment regardless of how it was deployed. The policies are enforced pre-deployment and post-deployment they are monitored for continuous evaluation.

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