NBS System continues its dynamic growth with 42% growth in turnover achieved in 2021 and the opening of a new agency in Montpellier in April 2022.
Recognized for its IT security expertise, this subsidiary supported by the CELESTE group, has experienced strong growth since 2019. The year in which the company decided to pivot and dedicate itself to its historic core business by of return to its origin: the offensive cyber security service.
A new local branch in Montpellier
Already established in Paris, Lille and Nantes, NBS System has announced the opening of a new agency in Montpellier to continue to grow closer to its companies and customers. This new agency is located in the heart of the Port Marianne district in Montpellier and is led by NBS System Sales Manager Simon Fabre.
” In addition to being the city I come from, Montpellier is a very dynamic city with many clusters of competitiveness and digital companies with strong cyber security challenges. So it seems consistent with us to open this agency to support local players ” he explained to us.
So far, of NBS System’s 16 employees, 4 are present in Montpellier, with profiles of certified ethical hackers but also salespeople. The company aims to double its workforce by the end of 2023.
Repositioning in cybersecurity and exponential growth
Founded in 1999, NBS System has over 20 years of experience in computer security and over 10 years in secure hosting. He primarily supports the CISOs (Information Systems Security Managers) and CIOs (Information Systems Directors) of his clients in SME, ETI and Key Accounts. Its offers specialize mainly in so-called offensive security: audits, intrusion tests on various types of perimeters, phishing but also forensics services. A few years later, positioned as a secure outsourcer with its CerberHost offer, NBS reorganized its activity, following its merger with the Oceanet Technology group.
Incorporated in 2016 by Nantes Cloud Operator, NBS System has pivoted in 2019 by streamlining its Cloud offerings at the group level and returning to its historic business: cybersecurity. With this return to basics, the company has rebuilt its offerings by focusing on offensive security (penetration testing, auditing, etc.). So from 2019 to 2021, NBS System increases its turnover by 258% in 3 years!
Since 2021, the NBS System has been integrated into the CELESTE group.
“ The strength of our growth is based on our recognized and certified expertise as well as our reputation in terms of IT security. Our goal is to continue to raise awareness among French companies about the importance of cybersecurity and the dangers of computer attacks. Our primary mission is primarily to support them through advanced, effective and reliable penetration tests, also called Pentests, to test their information systems and protect their critical data. Customer satisfaction, strengthening our sales team, recruiting specialized experts as well as continuous improvement in skills, are at the heart of our priorities this year. We owe this great momentum to the joint work of the technical and commercial teams that interact daily with our customers. This allows us to calmly consider our progress and bring together new talent in the coming months. explained Margot Priem, Chief Security Consultant at NBS System.
About the NBS System
NBS System, a subsidiary of the CELESTE group, has been a cybersecurity expert since 1999. NBS System supports large accounts, ETI and software publishers to strengthen their security. Based in Paris, Nantes, Lille and now Montpellier, the company joined the CELESTE group in July 2021.