Minority-Owned 501er Xperteks Earns CyberReady MBE Designation

The designation underscores their commitment to excellence in cybersecurity and diversity in tech.

Buffy Naylor, Senior Managing Editor

May 19, 2023

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CyberReady MBE Designation

Multiple MSP 501er Xperteks has earned the esteemed CyberReady MBE Designation. The certification is issued by Industry Workforce Solutions and carries the official recognition of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The designation aligns with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) standards, a crucial benchmark for cybersecurity standards that Fortune 500 companies and the U.S. government mandate from their partners.

This accomplishment is significant and underscores Xperteks’ steadfast commitment to excellence in cybersecurity and diversity in the technology sector, reinforcing its role as a standout among minority-led businesses.

Founded in 2001, New York-based Xperteks is a minority-owned managed service provider (MSP) offering a variety of technology services in managed ITnetworkcloudAzure virtual desktops and cybersecurity management solutions, including server managementtechnology procurement and system integration.


Xperteks’ Marcial Velez

Marcial Velez, CEO of Xperteks and a two-time Channel Futures DE&I 101 honoree, is a leading proponent of diversity, equity and inclusion in the telecommunications and IT indirect sales channel.

“The CyberReady MBE Designation is a milestone that echoes our dedication to delivering top-tier cybersecurity services and fostering an inclusive environment within the technology industry,” Velez said.


Industry Workforce Solutions’ Doreen Gonzalez-Gaboyan

Doreen Gonzalez-Gaboyan, president and CEO of Industry Workforce Solutions, lauded Xperteks for both their cybersecurity acumen and their dedication to diversity in the industry. “Xperteks’ CyberReady MBE Designation is not only a testament to their robust cybersecurity capabilities but also a testament to their drive to advance diversity in the tech industry, she said. “This designation reflects Xperteks’ commitment to meet the rigorous cybersecurity standards of today.”

CyberReady MBE Designation Cements Reputation

With cyber threats becoming increasingly sophisticated, Xperteks remains at the forefront of cybersecurity, deploying advanced solutions to protect businesses and their digital assets. The CyberReady MBE designation further cements Xperteks’ reputation as a trusted provider of comprehensive IT and cybersecurity services.

“Earning recognition as a CyberReady MBE reinforces our technical prowess and highlights our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive technology landscape,” Velez said.

“Diversity drives innovation and we are proud to champion this ethos in our industry.”

Armed with the CyberReady MBE designation, Xperteks remains unwavering in its mission to deliver unparalleled cybersecurity services and champion diversity and inclusion within the tech sector.


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Buffy Naylor

Senior Managing Editor, Channel Futures

Buffy Naylor is senior managing editor of Channel Futures. Prior to joining Informa (then VIRGO) in 2008, she was an award-winning copywriter and editor, then senior manager of corporate communications for an international leisure travel corporation and, before that, in charge of creative development and copywriting for a boutique marketing and public relations agency.

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