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Comguard partners with Solera networks

Solera will deliver a context-aware analytics and security platform in the region

Comguard partners with Solera networks
Comguard has parnered with Solera Networks to bring its context aware security and analytics platform to the Middle East.

Dubai-based VAD for IT security products and solutions, Comguard, has announced that it has added security intelligence and analytics vendor Solera Networks, to compliment its broad security solutions portfolio in the Middle East region.

"There is a lot of interest from government and enterprises in the region for enhancing their security to the highest levels", said Jayadevan K, Senior Vice President, Value Business at Comguard. "We believe that security intelligence, analytics and forensic technology can be of great help to organisations in the region to counter security threats and increase visibility to better prepare and defense against vulnerabilities and attacks on their networks."

Solera Networks delivers a context-aware security and analytics platform that is designed to turn big data into organised, visible and actionable security intelligence - minimising the loss of sensitive IP and mitigating the risk of advanced threats and malware.

According to Solera, the platform features complete capture, classification and indexing of every packet, flow and file on both physical and virtual networks; a next-generation DPI engine that indexes every flow and classifies over 850 applications and thousands of application-specific attributes; SoleraDB that allows enterprises to index everything for instant retrieval; Solera's open architecture that integrates with best-of-breed security tools including Sourcefire, FireEye, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, ArcSight and more.

"We are glad to partner with a leading Value Added Distributor like Comguard, who understands the complexities and nuances of network security", said Alex Seton, VP Business Development, Solera Networks, Inc. "Combining Solera Networks Security Intelligence and Analytics with Comguard's lT security leadership across the Middle East region will assure organisations are best prepared to deal with today's advanced malware and targeted attacks."

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