Ridge Global, Prism eSolutions form strategic alliance

Collaboration to provide bridge between enterprise risk and quality management solutions


WASHINGTON and KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ridge Global and Prism eSolutions (Prism) have created a strategic alliance to offer enterprise risk management services to the private and public sector markets. Ridge Global, an international security firm led by Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Pennsylvania, and Prism, a market leader in quality management software solutions, will offer a broad suite of services including training, consulting and software for loss prevention and risk mitigation.

The strategic alliance will bring together world-class expertise in security and resiliency, Ridge Global's Total Security Management methodology, as well as Prism's proven, proprietary, web-based software toolkit that supports a PLAN/DO/CHECK/ACT approach to enterprise risk management.

"Ridge Global provides deep expertise in security planning, implementation and response, which includes one of the most important advancements to be made in enterprise risk management strategy in a decade," said Chuck Mitman, CEO of Prism. "Ridge Global's methodology builds on the proven principles of Total Quality Management and has the potential to revolutionize the way companies manage risk. Together we offer an innovative strategy and an enabling software package that addresses the security, resiliency and cost-efficiency needs of companies working to meet the growing demands and complexities of managing risk."

Tom Ridge, president and CEO of Ridge Global, added, "Prism has long held a reputation as a leading provider of quality and compliance management software. Its proven performance in the quality management field greatly complements the suite of security and risk management services that Ridge Global provides. We look forward to working with Prism to help clients optimize their risk management posture and enhance their competitive position in the global marketplace."