|By PR Newswire||
|August 12, 2014 09:00 AM EDT||
NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SilverSky, the leading independent provider of cloud-based managed security services, today announced its partnership with ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC), a leading IT solutions provider in Japan. CTC will leverage SilverSky's advanced technology and deep information security expertise to deliver managed security services to its customers. The partnership will enable both SilverSky and CTC to capitalize on the rapidly growing managed security services market in Japan and the entire Asia Pacific region.
CTC selected SilverSky after a lengthy competitive process that included a number of leading managed security providers. CTC will leverage SilverSky's experience in serving highly regulated, security conscious companies to target customers with high security demands, such as companies in the financial services, manufacturing, and public sectors. CTC has aggressive growth plans for the MSS business line and aspires to bring on 100 or more customers in 2015. The Tokyo-based IT solutions provider generated more than $3 billion in total revenue in 2013.
CTC will officially launch its managed security business unit (CTC-MSS) and open its first Security Operations Center (SOC) on October 1, 2014. SilverSky's deep security expertise will enable CTC to manage customer security infrastructure and monitor customer networks 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. CTC-MSS will leverage SilverSky's highly trained and experience security team, heavily audited internal processes and controls, and advanced technology. CTC's SOC infrastructure will be based on SilverSky's Network Security Platform, which goes far beyond commodity solutions by incorporating:
- Massive amounts of security data from SilverSky's large customer base, including the 425 million security events and 50 million emails the company processes per week
- Custom-developed correlation rules to protect customers from evolving threats
- SilverSky Labs threat and vulnerability research
"Leveraging SilverSky's deep security expertise will enable CTC to rapidly build a strong competitive position in the managed security market and strengthen our position as a global, end-to-end IT solutions provider," explained Tadataka Okubo, CTO, Director & Managing Executive Officer of CTC.
This partnership represents another important step in SilverSky's aggressive expansion into the Asia Pacific region. The company operates a Security Operations Center in Manila, Philippines, and recently announced the expansion of its Managed Application Services and Email Protection Services in Asia through a partnership with SoftLayer, an IBM company.
"The partnership with CTC will enable SilverSky to expand our global footprint rapidly by leveraging CTC's great reputation and experience as a leading provider of IT solutions in Japan and across the globe," said Richard Dobrow, President, Asia Pacific Region and Chief Compliance Officer at SilverSky.
For more information on the SilverSky partner program, please visit: https://www.silversky.com/partners/partners.
About the Cloud Security Provider, SilverSky
SilverSky is the leading independent cloud-based managed security services provider. Our Security-as-a-Service platform delivers cloud-based software and managed services, such as Email Protection Services with advanced Data Loss Prevention, Network Security Services, and Managed Application Services, that protect critical information simply and cost effectively. By tirelessly safeguarding our customers' most important information, we enable growth-minded leaders to pursue their business ambitions without security worry. Our growing customer base includes 5,500 customers in the financial services, retail, healthcare, energy, critical infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. For more information, visit SilverSky.com.
Established in 1972, ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) delivers complex end-to-end IT solutions and services to enterprises and outsourcing services through our own data centers. CTC serves the telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, financial services, retail, distribution, public, utilities, education, life sciences, engineering, and apparel market segments. CTC has formed partnerships with hundreds of leading IT companies from all over the world. CTC has been aggressively entering emerging markets since June 2011 to engage in full-scale global expansion. CTC's global network includes Singapore Branch, local subsidiaries in the United States, Malaysia and Singapore, and a joint venture in Thailand. We operate globally by making use of the comprehensive strength of the CTC Group. For more information, visit www.ctc-g.co.jp/en.
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