Kudelski Security Named Claroty 2020 Partner of the Year in EMEA
Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division within the Kudelski Group, announced it has been named by Claroty, the industrial cybersecurity company, as its 2020 Partner of the Year in EMEA. The success of Kudelski Security’s Managed Security Services (MSS) featuring security monitoring for Operational Technology (OT) and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) environments were recognized by Claroty as keys to the outstanding performance realized throughout the year.
“KudelskiSecurity is a leading provider of managed security and its strong capabilities in the field of OT and ICS have resulted in tremendous growth with Claroty in EMEA in 2020,” said Keith Carter, Vice President Worldwide Channels & Alliances at Claroty. “As demand for OT and ICS security is on the rise, we are confident that the combination of Kudelski Security’s MSS and the Claroty Platform will continue to deliver outstanding results in helping our clients protect their industrial environments and reduce business risk.”
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Claroty has been a strategic technology partner for Kudelski Security globally since 2018 and is fully integrated within its Cyber Fusion Centers in Switzerland and the United States. Kudelski Security has been recognized at multiple times by the analyst community for its strong capabilities in the field of OT & ICS Security, and more recently in January 2021 in Gartner’s market guide for Operational Technology Security. Kudelski Security’s Managed Security Services are powered by its Cyber Fusion Center covering over all environments 24×7×365: on-premise, hybrid, cloud, and Industrial Control Systems (OT/ICS).
“Since 2018, we have been integrating OT and ICS security monitoring into our managed security,” said Olivier Spielmann, Vice President EMEA managed services at Kudelski Security. “We are delighted to be recognized by Claroty as its 2020 Partner of the Year in EMEA. This is a recognition of our strong growth in Europe, where we offer our managed OT security services to providers of critical infrastructure and to companies in the manufacturing and utilities sectors.”
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The Claroty award is the latest in a growing body of global recognition endorsing the success of Kudelski Security’s approach and partner-first service, including from IDC, Gartner, and Forrester. In August, Kudelski Security’s was recognized as a leader in Forrester’s “Midsize Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs), Q3 2020.”
In this report, Forrester noted: “Companies seeking a white glove, context-heavy MSS, as well as those looking for an MSSP that can provide ICS native MSS, should strongly consider Kudelski Security.” It adds that industrial control system (ICS) services are a differentiator for Kudelski Security, noting that the company is “one of the few providers with clear ability to deliver MSS for ICS environments that were not solely dependent on vendor hardware solutions.”
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