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VC3 Completes Acquisition of ThinkGard, Cybersecurity and Disaster Recovery Provider to Local Governments


VC3, a market-leading managed information technology (IT) service provider, announced today the acquisition of ThinkGard, a cybersecurity and disaster recovery provider to local governments. The addition of this established firm in the municipal market aligns with VC3’s focus to serve cities and towns across the country. 

Sandy Reeser, VC3’s Chief Executive Officer, said, ThinkGard is highly focused on securing and protecting the data of the clients they serve. I’m very excited that we can combine our teams to expand our new collective service offerings to municipalities and businesses across the country. 

Paul Franks, ThinkGard’s CEO, said, “With VC3’s strong government presence, a partnership made the most sense for the two companies. This acquisition helps to grow the footprint of ThinkGard and VC3 as a whole and will help to provide more services and greater protection for our clients.” 

Kevin Fuller, ThinkGard’s President, said, "I’m excited about the shared values and cultural alignment we have found with VC3 and thrilled to be joining the VC3 team. Together, I am confident we can positively impact more clients with our DataGard and CyberGard services. 

Reeser said, I look forward to partnering with clients built on the same values and service they’ve come to expect from ThinkGard. I have every confidence that together, VC3 and ThinkGard will continue to serve and add value to our clients. 

About ThinkGard 

ThinkGard, unlike most MSPs, is a data protection company specializing in data security and backup and disaster recovery only. It’s all they do. Helping IT professionals achieve Total Data Security and getting many good nights of sleep. 

About VC3 

VC3 is a leading managed services provider with a focus on municipal government and mid-market businesses. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, VC3 forms partnerships with organizations to achieve their technology goals and harness their data. In addition to providing comprehensive managed IT solutions, VC3 offers cybersecurity, cloud services, website design, custom application development, and business intelligence services. Visit to learn more.

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