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Ballast Services


Based in Tampa, FL, Ballast Services is a leading cyber security focused technology services provider.  Ballast is a “service only” company and helps businesses modernize their information technology by improving the capability and efficiency of their people, processes, and systems.  

Ballast’s core strengths consist of executive advisory services, professional services and security managed services that decrease risk and improve the reliability of customers’ businesses. Ballast helps companies through some of their biggest challenges such as scalability through rapid growth, IT cost optimization, cloud systems evolution, and solving the complexity of cyber security. 

Ballast clients benefit immediately from the team’s vast and deep expertise, along with Ballast’s capability to assist both quickly and cost effectively. Ballast has been recognized as industry leader by many publications such as CRN, The Channel Company, MSSP Alert and Tampa Bay Business Journal 

Visit to learn more about how Ballast engages with business leaders to innovate, optimize, stabilize and secure their technology.  


Keith Archibald


Keith Archibald is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ballast Services, an industry leading cyber security focused technology service provider, based in Tampa, FL.  Keith is responsible for the vision, strategy and growth of Ballast.   


Keith is passionate about providing exemplary services that help businesses solve complex technology challenges.  He enjoys building teams and mentoring others throughout their careers. 


Keith leverages over 30 years of experience in technology across multiple industries and the military.  Prior to founding Ballast, Keith held executive leadership roles at Vology, Vital Network Services, T-Mobile, MobileStar Networks and PageNet. 


Keith is a Louisiana native and attended Northeast Louisiana University where he studied Business Administration. He is also a distinguished veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served in the Air Force Special Operations and Strategic Air Commands. Keith currently serves on the IT Advisory Board at St. Petersburg College and is active in many other civic and professional organizations in the Tampa Bay area.  

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