Building Supplies Distributor Shifts Web Security to Cloud

Business Challenge

MacArthur Corporation is a distributor of roofing, siding, HVAC, and
other building materials for residential and commercial construction.
Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, the company maintains 36
distribution locations and two recently acquired manufacturing
facilities in the upper Midwest and mountain states and on the west

With a basic hub-and-spoke architecture, MacArthur’s network
connects the remote sites to the company’s data center in St. Paul
for access to all enterprise resource planning, email, and other
applications as well as access to the Internet. According to Jon
Reineke, director of information technology, the company’s migration
to Cisco technology began four years ago.