Sajay Rai sees a hole in the IT security market, and the Bloomfield Hills-based entrepreneur is working to fill it by launching a new division from his company, Securely Yours, called Securely Mobile. The firm specializes in IT security for a variety of industries, such as governments and higher education.
Securely Mobile will bring IT security to mobile devices, ranging from smart phones to tablet computers. Rai, a former IBM executive and Ernst & Young partner who has spent three decades in IT security, plans to do this by transferring a lot of the tricks of the security trade from IT to mobile.
“The executives like the iPads and tablets,” says Rai, president and CEO of Securely Yours. “They want to bring them into the corporate world and put corporate information in them. The IT departments aren’t ready for that.”
As such, the Bloomfield Hills-based business will be rolling out Securely Mobile to fill that gap over the next year. This new division will help its customers create custom mobile security solutions and applications.
Rai expects this new division to play a significant part in Securely Yours’ continued growth. The two-year-old company has gone from nine employees last spring to 16 employees and the occasional intern today. Rai hopes to hire another five people over the next year.
Source: Sajay Rai, president and CEO of Securely Yours
Writer: Jon Zemke
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