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NEWS   |   09.18.2020
Overwatch by High Wire Networks Named to MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSPs List for 2020 Fourth-Annual List Honors Leading MSSP, MDR and SOCaaS Cybersecurity Companies Worldwide CHICAGO – September 18, 2020 MSSP Alert, published by After Nines Inc., has named Overwatch Managed Security by High… Read more
NEWS   |   09.11.2020
Overwatch University: Cybersecurity Sales & Marketing (Open Registration) REGISTRATION LINKS BELOW How to increase MRR by effectively selling and marketing managed security services to your clients As a managed services provider (MSP), today’s threat landscape impacts not only… Read more
NEWS   |   08.25.2020
High Wire Networks Names Anthony Sparber as Director of Front Line Maintenance 30-year Service Delivery and Operations Veteran Joins Leading Global Technical Services Firm to Augment On-demand Reactive Services High Wire Networks, a leading global technology systems integrator and managed cybersecurity solutions… Read more
NEWS   |   08.20.2020
High Wire Networks Wins 2020 Visionary Spotlight Award for Overwatch Managed Security ChannelVision Magazine Honors Cybersecurity Company for Innovation and Enabling Channel Partners to Become Trusted Advisers ChannelVision Magazine has recognized High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company,… Read more
NEWS   |   08.04.2020
High Wire Networks Boosts Platform Capacity to Meet MSP’s Demand for Overwatch Managed Security Services Investment is the First Step in Multiyear, Multimillion-dollar Expansion Plan to Enhance Processing, Reliability, Features and Reporting High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company,… Read more
NEWS   |   07.29.2020
Are You Up to Date with Your Windows Products? The Overwatch Security Operations Center (SOC) has issued an important reminder for Windows users. Certain Windows products are reaching the end of their support lifecycle. Please evaluate your systems to… Read more
NEWS   |   07.28.2020
High Wire Networks Partners with The TNS Group to Deliver Overwatch 24/7 Cybersecurity Solutions A Top 200 Managed Service Provider Provides Overwatch Managed Security Offering to Clients in the New York Metro Area and Surrounding Region High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field,… Read more
NEWS   |   07.15.2020
A Message From the COO By Charles Hughes, Chief Operating Officer To all our partners and customers, thank you for your cooperation and support during these unprecedented times.  It has been and continues to be… Read more
NEWS   |   07.10.2020
BCS ISIT Joins Overwatch Managed Security Partner Program to Deliver Comprehensive Cybersecurity Services to Businesses Managed Service Provider to Offer Data Protection and Cybersecurity Compliance to Businesses in Financial, Health Care and Manufacturing Industries High Wire Networks, providers of the Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service, announced… Read more
NEWS   |   07.09.2020
High Wire Networks Adds XDR Expert and Cybersecurity Analyst as Technical Liaison to MSPs Delivering Overwatch Managed Security Ryan Harrison Joins Overwatch Team as Senior Manager of Cybersecurity to Help MSPs Evaluate Threat Landscapes and Develop Cybersecurity Playbooks for Business Customers High Wire Networks, providers of the Overwatch… Read more
NEWS   |   07.01.2020
High Wire University: Ready to Win More Deals? Build Your Tech Field Service Skills for Free Let’s face it—contract and freelance work is hard to win when you don’t have the inside track or you’re not great at… Read more
NEWS   |   06.04.2020
A New School Year Amid COVID-19 Means “Thinking Beyond the Bus” Partners Seek High Wire Networks’ Wireless Networking Solutions to Install 5G Internet on Buses For eLearning As the 2020-21 school year is underway, many school districts are offering eLearning or… Read more
NEWS   |   06.03.2020
Cybercrime Fighter Travis Ray Joins High Wire Networks as Director of Channel Sales for Overwatch Managed Security 15-year Technology Sales Veteran Bolsters Team of Trusted Advisers Helping Managed Services Providers (MSPs) Succeed with Cybersecurity High Wire Networks, providers of the Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service, announced today that… Read more
NEWS   |   05.27.2020
Overwatch Delivers Next-gen Cloud Detection and Response Cybersecurity Solution Managed Security Platform Extends Protections to the Cloud with Real-Time Visibility into IaaS, PaaS and SaaS Apps High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company,… Read more
NEWS   |   04.28.2020
High Wire Networks Teams with SYNNEX Corporation to Distribute Overwatch Managed Security to IT Solution Providers Alliance Enables SYNNEX Partners to Deliver Holistic Security Services to Underserved Small and Medium Businesses High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company, today announced… Read more
NEWS   |   04.21.2020
ZTRA Securely Allows Over 5,000 3rd Party Users Inside Network One of the largest private banks in Turkey leveraged ZTRA. The financial institution gives 3rd party organizations and users access to its resources. This situation poses a great risk for… Read more
NEWS   |   04.21.2020
ZTRA Secures 300 Educational Institutions in 40 Countries in One Day Challenge/Opportunity: More than 10,000 instructors employed under an educational foundation have access to critical portals where they enter their students’ grades, status, annual plans and tasks. This wide access creates… Read more
NEWS   |   04.15.2020
Overwatch University: Get Security Smart for Free (Registration Links Below) It’s no secret that the demand for cybersecurity expertise is high yet the talent pool remains low. That means security experts command top dollar. A career in security can mean… Read more
NEWS   |   04.10.2020
Stronger Together A Message from CEO Mark Porter: On behalf of our entire organization, I want to take a moment to let everyone know what we have been doing over the last… Read more
NEWS   |   03.19.2020
WiFi Predictive Surveys & 1,500 AP Installs Completed in Six Weeks The idiom “time is of the essence” took on new meaning at the start of the new year. High Wire Networks (HWN) was tasked by a new client, a value… Read more
NEWS   |   03.18.2020
High Wire Networks Taps Cybersecurity Expert David Barton as CTO for Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service 20-Year IT Veteran to Ensure Platform Integrity, Serve as Trusted Technology Adviser to MSPs and Their Business Clients High Wire Networks, providers of the Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service, announced today… Read more
NEWS   |   03.16.2020
WEBINAR: Cyberattack & Response (Part 1)   What would you do if you were under cyberattack? It’s not a question of if, but when your business will be targeted. Join us for a one hour webinar as… Read more
NEWS   |   03.16.2020
8 Best Cybersecurity Practices for Working Remotely If you and/or your employees are working remotely due to COVID-19, please consider these recommendations. It is imperative we keep a vigilant watch over our networks and data during these… Read more
NEWS   |   03.12.2020
High Wire Networks’ Business Resiliency To Our Valued Partners, All of us here at High Wire Networks understand we are a component of your supply chain in some way, and we appreciate that you allow… Read more
NEWS   |   03.05.2020
Impressive Eleven Hundred Site Visits in Nine Months for SD WAN Rollout High Wire Networks (HWN) wasted no time on behalf of a multimillion-dollar value-added reseller partner, to install new firewalls and switches and replace access points for a garbage and recycling… Read more
NEWS   |   03.03.2020
High Wire Installs UPS Systems With modern enterprise businesses’ reliance on information technology, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems are critical to ensuring a seamless continuation of business operations in the event of power failures. High… Read more
NEWS   |   02.25.2020
High Wire Networks Supports Global Delivery of Overwatch Managed Security Services with New International Data Center Guernsey-based Facility Boosts Availability, Georedundancy & GPDR Compliance for Businesses Around the World. High Wire Networks, a leading provider of managed security services based in Chicago, announced today the addition… Read more
NEWS   |   02.11.2020
High Wire Networks Introduces Overwatch 24/7 as Cornerstone for Overwatch Managed Security Platform as a Service Solution Goes Beyond SIEM, Combining XDR Technology & 24/7 Security Operations Center as a Service to MSPs and Their Clients High Wire Networks a leading global technical field, professional and… Read more
NEWS   |   02.03.2020
Experience a Cyberattack & Response in a Real Time Simulation MSPs, IT and Business Leaders Invited to Half-Day Event Demonstrating Step-by-Step Incident Detection & Response High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company, announced today… Read more
NEWS   |   01.27.2020
High Wire Finishes National Large-Scale IT Update at Accelerated Pace On behalf of a large VAR partner, High Wire Networks successfully deployed an end customer’s newly acquired competitors’ IT system into their own at more than a hundred sites across… Read more
NEWS   |   12.05.2019
High Wire Networks Names Charles Hughes as COO 20-year Operations Management Veteran Joins Leading Global Technical Services Firm CHICAGO – December 6, 2019 – High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company, announced… Read more
NEWS   |   10.24.2019
High Wire Networks Taps Managed Security Veteran to Enable Channel Partners to Deliver Overwatch Cybersecurity Services [Jeremy Cullen to Leverage Overwatch’s Streamlined Quoting and Onboarding Processes to Engineer Cybersecurity Solutions for MSPs and Their Clients] CHICAGO – October 24, 2019 – High Wire Networks, providers of… Read more
NEWS   |   09.25.2019
High Wire Networks Hires Veteran CISO to Lead Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service [Philip Burnett’s Leadership Fortifies MSSP’s Position as Trusted Authority in Cybersecurity for Sales Partners and Their Business Clients]  CHICAGO – September 25, 2019 –High Wire Networks, providers of the Overwatch… Read more
NEWS   |   09.17.2019
High Wire Networks Adds Strategic International Partner to Offer Cybersecurity Outside of the U.S. West Sealand Digital to Sell the Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service to SMBs in EMEA Countries  CHICAGO & GUERNSEY – September 17, 2019 – High Wire Networks, a leading provider of… Read more
NEWS   |   08.27.2019
High Wire completes “rack and stack” at 800+ rural sites The customer sites weren’t a hop, skip and jump away. Getting there required more than just a flight and rental car. High Wire field engineers, with the coordination of veteran… Read more
NEWS   |   08.05.2019
High Wire Networks’ Certified Ethical Hacker to Address State of Cybersecurity at ChannelCon 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE High Wire Networks’ Certified Ethical Hacker to Address State of Cybersecurity at ChannelCon 2019 Josue Vargas, Director of Security Operations, to Discuss the Challenge of Making Enterprise-class… Read more
NEWS   |   07.26.2019
Overwatch SOC Bolsters Security for Technology Customer The Overwatch Protection:   Overwatch Security Analysts, monitoring a customer's network, last month, discovered cybercriminals attempting to log-in to their web portal, using a brute force attack. Overwatch advised the… Read more
NEWS   |   06.27.2019
High Wire Wellness Day By: Susanna Song Here at High Wire Networks, Get Work Done, is a common mantra we use. The three words are even plastered across one of our office walls. That… Read more
NEWS   |   05.22.2019
High Wire Networks embraces global demand in latest expansion High Wire Networks announced the addition of twelve highly skilled networking and wireless engineers based in the United Kingdom and Europe to deploy solutions for international programs and customer sites,… Read more
NEWS   |   05.17.2019
High Wire Networks upgrades 60K phones at 6,500+ sites in just over 100 days High Wire Networks recently completed a major SIP phone replacement project across the U.S. that required nearly one-hundred site visits per night. The team of project managers, technicians and help… Read more
NEWS   |   04.15.2019
Overwatch: MSSP Partner of the Year High Wire Networks' Overwatch Managed Security was awarded and named "Master MSSP Partner of the Year" at Seceon, Inc.'s  annual SecuRight Global Partners and Customers Summit in Devens, Massachussets. "We… Read more
NEWS   |   03.05.2019
Overwatch Partners with Next Gen. Cloud VPN High Wire Networks’ Overwatch Managed Security bolsters its holistic security platform, announcing today it now offers a business class, cloud-based VPN service designed to simplify and securely connect employees to… Read more
NEWS   |   02.13.2019
High Wire Networks Powers up the “Nitro Brews” High Wire Network’s long-standing customer who specializes in the retail space recently secured their first project with a large global coffee chain and brought our team in to complete the… Read more
NEWS   |   01.28.2019
Local Company Remodels Historic Swedish Covenant Church Batavia, IL – January 28, 2019– High Wire Networks Inc revealed their newly renovated office space, located at the corner of Lincoln and Houston in downtown Batavia, at their Ribbon… Read more
NEWS   |   09.14.2018
Giving our building some TLC [New images] Posted on September 14, 2018 by Susanna Song "Just giving this old building some love," shouted the mason standing on a scissor lift several feet above me, as he smeared… Read more
NEWS   |   08.30.2018
High Wire Makeover Update Posted on August 30, 2018 by Susanna Song I can hear the thumping of footsteps above me, as I sit in the basement office. It's hardly a distraction when you… Read more
NEWS   |   08.14.2018
High Wire Deploys Cloud-based Video Rooms For Global Clothing Brand Posted on August 14, 2018 by Susanna Song High Wire finished installing state of the art cloud-based video rooms at the headquarters of an American clothing retailer. High Wire installed… Read more
NEWS   |   08.01.2018
Bring on the Paint Posted on August 01, 2018 by Susanna Song Our second and third floor renovations are well underway. Currently, contractors are painting the walls. You can't miss the bold, red accent… Read more
NEWS   |   06.28.2018
Pedicabbers Bike for Multiple Scleroris Posted on June 28, 2018 by Vince Zobel (Vince Zobel is an infrastructure specialist at High Wire Networks.) My son, Dylan, is preparing for a 150 mile bike ride from… Read more
NEWS   |   09.28.2018
Overwatch Managed Endpoint Security Partner, Sophos, Named to Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant For the seventh year in a row, High Wire Network’s managed endpoint security partner, Sophos, is a recognized Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. Overwatch’s platform offers channel partners wholesale managed… Read more
NEWS   |   09.04.2018
High Wire Networks Joins Sophos to Deliver Managed Endpoint Security for Channel Partners High Wire Networks’ Overwatch Managed Security today announced it has joined the Sophos Partner Program.  Overwatch channel partners can now meet the SME markets’ growing security requirements with next-generation, predictive… Read more
NEWS   |   10.02.2018
High Wire Wins Customer Accolade for Implementing Medical Technology at Top-ranked Healthcare System A dedicated team of High Wire project managers and technicians installed dozens of innovative, high-tech medical carts, on behalf of a reseller partner, to provide physicians the ability to communicate… Read more
NEWS   |   09.25.2018
A New Face Joins High Wire as Director of Field Excellence High Wire Networks announced the hiring of Steve Meyers, effective immediately, who will assume duties of Director of Field Excellence-- overseeing a robust team of 3,000 U.S. and approximately 10,000… Read more
NEWS   |   09.19.2018
High Wire Hires VP of Operations, Promotes Directors High Wire Networks announced today, the appointment of Alan Burkhard as Vice President of Operations, effective immediately. In his role, he will oversee the expansive field operations and project management… Read more
NEWS   |   08.22.2018
Winning Trust by Delivering Reliable and Innovative Services Today, a U.S. distributor of automotive components is delivering quicker and enhanced services, due to the hardworking team of project managers and technicians at High Wire Networks. The initial project… Read more
NEWS   |   08.21.2018
High Wire Wins Multimillion-Dollar Voice Deployment Contract BATAVIA, IL, August 21, 2018: High Wire Networks is pleased to announce it has been awarded a large-scale voice deployment program, installing new hardware at more than 5,000 locations throughout… Read more
NEWS   |   07.27.2018
Wireless Solutions for World Leader in Diesel Engine Manufacturing One week ahead of its deadline, High Wire completed a wireless deployment at 84 locations across the U.S. and Canada, surpassing the customer’s expectations. High Wire removed and replaced wireless… Read more
NEWS   |   07.19.2018
High Wire Sinks its Teeth into Cloud Communications Solution High Wire Networks concludes a large voice deployment project at one of the country’s leading dental support organizations, installing cloud communications solutions at more than 600 dental offices across the… Read more
NEWS   |   07.12.2018
High Wire Featured in Kane County Chronicle Great to see High Wire Networks recognized in today's @KaneCountyChronicle newspaper. The story was posted online last week at: http://www.kcchronicle.com/2018/06/14/batavia-home-to-high-wire-networks-global-cybersecurity-service/a72uu8t/ Batavia home to High Wire Networks' global cybersecurity service New… Read more
NEWS   |   06.21.2018
Mark Porter: Virtual Fireside Chat High Wire's President and CEO invited to share advice with other executives Mark Porter has been invited once again to speak at a WorkMarket webinar for his field service innovation… Read more
NEWS   |   06.21.2018
[Immediate Release] High Wire Launches Security Operations Center (SOC) BATAVIA, IL: High Wire Networks is thrilled to announce a new service, Overwatch Managed Security, a U.S.-based Security Operations Center that delivers around the clock, white-labeled security for partners to… Read more
NEWS   |   06.20.2018
Catch of the day: 700 location seafood restaurant chain modernize phone services High Wire Networks was selected for the deployment of a cloud based Unified Communications Solution to modernize communications at over 700 locations across the United States. Prior to this deployment,… Read more
NEWS   |   06.11.2018
Cloud Expert Joins Dynamic Sales Team BATAVIA, IL, June 11, 2018:  We welcome Joe Barnas, High Wire Networks newest senior account executive. He brings more than 30 years of sales and sales management experience, specifically in… Read more
NEWS   |   06.07.2018
We are Moving Up (in God’s House) BATAVIA, IL, June 7, 2018: When you arrive at the intersection of Lincoln and Houston Streets in downtown Batavia, you can’t miss the tall, brown brick building with a steep… Read more
NEWS   |   04.20.2018
Trophy is for You, Our Clients! BATAVIA, IL, April 20, 2018:  High Wire Networks is thrilled to win Best in Class: Most Innovative Approach to Service Delivery Award at the Field Service USA 2018 Conference in… Read more
NEWS   |   04.19.2018
A Familiar Face Rejoins High Wire as Director of Sales Operations BATAVIA, IL, April 19, 2018:  High Wire is pleased to announce the return of Kim Stoltz.  Stoltz joins the leadership team to manage six account executives and take on the… Read more
NEWS   |   04.10.2018
Webinar with CEO Mark Porter Event Details from WorkMarket: What does it take to be a finalist in the “Innovative Approach to Service Delivery” category at Field Service USA Best-in-Class Awards 2018? Mark Porter, the… Read more
NEWS   |   03.27.2018
Delivering Services: On Time, On Budget High Wire Networks spent the past six months implementing a network refresh or upgrade for a reputable autobody repair chain, on-site at more than a hundred locations nationwide. We not… Read more
NEWS   |   03.07.2018
High Wire Networks Nominated for Prestigious Award: Most Innovative Approach to Service Delivery BATAVIA, IL, March 7, 2018:   High Wire Networks has been named as a finalist for a Field Service USA 2018 Best-In-Class Awards, for "innovative approach to service delivery" category.  As… Read more
NEWS   |   03.05.2018
Former TV News Reporter Joins High Wire Networks BATAVIA, IL. March 5, 2018: High Wire Networks announced today Susanna Song joins the company as director of communications and marketing. Song comes highly experienced with 13+ years of journalism… Read more
NEWS   |   03.01.2018
High Wire Networks Adds Security Veteran Emerging Technology Expert High Wire Networks has announced today that Stan Herring will be joining the Company. Stan will assume the role of Director of Product and Strategy, with a focus on Cyber… Read more
NEWS   |   01.29.2018
High Wire Networks Acquires Sole Source Cabling Operation Valued at Over $5 Million Annually High Wire Networks is pleased to announce the acquisition of over $5 million in annual structured cable and infrastructure revenues from a global VAR focused on Fortune 500 Clients. Under… Read more
NEWS   |   12.22.2017
High Wire Networks Selected for Nationwide UC Room Deployment High Wire Networks has been selected to partner with our rapidly growing Cloud based Unified Communications client on nationwide deployment of nearly 100 room systems. Rooms will vary from small… Read more
NEWS   |   12.12.2017
Purpose-built, Customized Phone Migration and Upgrade for Global Financial Institution High Wire is pleased to announce that yesterday we completed a voice cluster upgrade and migration in the EMEA region in over 70 countries at 80 different locations, each requiring… Read more
NEWS   |   12.12.2017
High Wire Networks 2017 Growth Continues High Wire Networks announced today that 2017 growth in the technology division has exceeded 100% for the second consecutive year. The Company’s growth has come entirely organically for the past… Read more
NEWS   |   11.30.2017
High Wire Completes 900 Site Fast Casual Restaurant Chain Rollout High Wire Networks has successfully completed the rollout of a new Juniper switching infrastructure, new cabling infrastructure, and deployment of a cloud voice solution for a nationwide chain of over… Read more
NEWS   |   11.21.2017
High Wire Networks Adds to Executive Team High Wire Networks welcomes Ruth Masley as the newest addition to the executive team. Ruth comes to High Wire Networks with a rich background in the technology industry, a BS… Read more
NEWS   |   05.09.2017
High Wire Networks Awarded $2.5 Million Deployment Contract High Wire Networks was awarded a contract worth in excess of $2.5 million to deploy a complex networking solution for a worldwide financial institution. The work on this project is… Read more
NEWS   |   04.04.2017
High Wire Networks Opens New HQ High Wire Networks has opened a new headquarters facility in Batavia, IL, a Western Suburb of Chicago. The new facility is designed from conception to be a collaborative and flexible… Read more
NEWS   |   03.01.2017
Mark Rivecco Joins High Wire Networks High Wire Networks is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Rivecco to the Executive Team as Director of Operations. Mark will oversee the project portfolio across all lines of… Read more

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