Pax8 EMEA Names Mostyn Thomas Senior Director of Security

Bristol, UK (20 January 2023)Pax8, the leading cloud commerce marketplace, today announced its new Senior Director of Security, Mostyn Thomas. He previously worked with Pax8 to support the delivery of the company’s Cyber Security Masterclass events. Thomas now joins the team full-time where he will oversee the company’s channel security operations, enabling partners to reduce risk, gain efficiencies, and grow their businesses.

“We have been closely working with Mostyn for a while now, and he has been doing a fantastic job providing vital cybersecurity training to our partners,” said Phylip Morgan, Chief Revenue Officer at Pax8 EMEA. “His experience as a former managed services provider (MSP) is invaluable to our community, and he is a natural fit to join our business. Not only will we be able to increase our specialised cybersecurity training, but he will play a pivotal role in Pax8’s continued expansion into Europe, allowing us to partner with more first-class security vendors.”

Globally, Canalys predicts that cybersecurity investment will by rise by 13% in 2023, with total spending expected to hit US $224 billion by the end of the year.1

Thomas brings more than 20 years of experience working with MSPs, particularly within cybersecurity and compliance. Before owning his own MSP business, he worked in the IT departments of a local authority and Panasonic, then moved to an MSP in Cardiff, Wales.

“I am thrilled to join Pax8 at such an important phase of its growth in Europe,” said Thomas. “I am looking forward to working closely with partners to ensure they have the best training and solutions to get ahead of any future threats.”

In addition to his unique experience, Thomas holds security certifications from NCSC, CompTIA, British Computer Society, and IASME. He has also recently worked with Pax8 to help MSPs align their sales strategy with the UK National Cyber Security Centre Cyber Essentials Framework. 2

1 Canalys forecasts, January 2023

2National Cyber Security Centre, Cyber Essentials

About Pax8

Pax8 is the world’s favourite cloud marketplace for IT professionals to buy, sell, and manage best-in-class technology solutions. Pioneering the future of modern business, Pax8 has cloud-enabled more than 400,000 enterprises through its channel partners and processes one million monthly transactions. Pax8’s award-winning technology enables managed service providers (MSPs) to accelerate growth, increase efficiency and reduce risk so their businesses can thrive. The innovative company has ranked in the Inc. 5000 for five years in a row. Join the revolution at pax8.com.

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Media Contact: Daniel Skipp, PR Manager at Pax8 EMEA, email: [email protected]

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