Expanding SSB BART Group’s Reach to the United Kingdom and EU
Vienna, Virginia – [October 17, 2016] – SSB BART Group (SSB), the leader in digital accessibility in the United States announces the acquisition of Evaluera Ltd, a UK-based digital accessibility company.
SSB brings 20 years of experience in the digital accessibility space in the U.S. with a robust client roster that includes government agencies and higher education, as well as some of the world’s best-known brands in banking, telecommunications, healthcare, software and retail. SSB’s Accessibility Management Platform (AMP) is a cloud-based, scalable SaaS that allows companies to manage accessibility across the development life cycle.
Evaluera’s Head of Accessibility, Alistair Garrison, is joining the SSB team as a Senior Accessibility Engineer. Regarding the acquisition, Alistair said, “I’m excited about working with SSB BART Group and combining both our knowledge and technology to better serve the needs of people with disabilities.”
“The work that Alistair has been doing across the pond really caught our attention,” noted SSB CEO Tim Springer. “Evaluera has an extensive library of accessibility testing scripts that we knew would be valuable to clients using our Accessibility Management Platform.”
The acquisition of Evaluera also gives SSB a foothold in the European market and enables the company to more easily serve organizations in EU countries.
About SSB BART Group
For nearly two decades, SSB has provided technology accessibility compliance solutions for corporations, government agencies and leading educational institutions. SSB’s solutions ensure conformity with relevant laws, standards and guidelines, including the ADA, WCAG, CVAA, AODA, Mandate 376, and Section 508 requirements. Implementing a comprehensive approach to address the full scope of accessible technology regulations, SSB offers software, consulting and training to ensure compliance in desktop, mobile and electronic document systems. The firm’s Accessibility Management Platform delivers a scalable infrastructure to manage accessibility across the entire development life cycle. SSB’s solutions meet the complex and changing demands of enterprise class organizations and include a suite of services to assist clients beginning compliance initiatives. The firm is known as the complete solution for accessibility compliance issues, earning numerous industry accolades reflecting its breadth and depth of expertise, strategic focus and superior customer service. SSB has worked with a number of regulatory and standards-developing organizations in an advisory capacity, including the U.S. Access Board, FCC and the World Wide Web Consortium. SSB BART Group has offices in Virginia, California, New Hampshire, and now, Scotland. To learn more about SSB BART Group, please visit www.SSBBARTGroup.com.