PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — BlackStratus, a leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance technology tailored for both SMBs and large enterprises, announced today that in the three months since the launch of CYBERShark it has grown its channel program to 95 Managed Service Providers (MSPs) based in the U.S. and Canada. The new Security Information Event Management (SIEM) technology from BlackStratus will be available to SMBs exclusively through these MSPs. Launched in mid-April, CYBERShark is the first SIEM platform designed specifically to monitor and remediate cyber security threats and compliance violations within small to midsize businesses.
The exponentially growing CYBERShark channel program is run by industry veteran Phil Rugani. Rugani is an experienced technology industry executive with an extensive background in sales, marketing and overall field operations. With over 30 years of relevant experience Mr. Rugani has held senior leadership positions at some of the most recognizable enterprise software providers in the world where he had a successful track record of growing revenue, expanding market penetration, managing global channel programs, and creating profitable high growth organizations.
“CYBERShark provides a golden opportunity for MSPs to enter the mid-market with an affordable, white-label SIEM platform and we’ve proven that position by signing a record number of providers in such a short amount of time,” said Dale Cline, CEO of BlackStratus. “Both the MSP and SMB market have been asking for a product like CYBERShark for quite some time and we’re very excited to deliver a cloud-based security and compliance platform that greatly benefits both markets.”
MSPs can white label CYBERShark and provide world class security and compliance managed services to their customers and grow their business. CYBERShark empowers MSPs to build a sustainable managed services business without the need to invest in expensive infrastructure, buy expensive hardware appliances and recruit expensive security analysts. By simply sending their end-customer event log data to the advanced CYBERShark cloud, MSPs will receive a white-labeled portal view of their customers’ compliance reports and security posture complete with step-by-step remediation to resolve security incidents and malicious activity.
To learn more about becoming a channel partner of CYBERShark, please contact the sales team at 203-569-2444 or visit www.cybershark.com.
“For the longest time SIEM technology was just too far out of reach for small to midsize businesses that desperately needed it so when CYBERShark was launched we quickly determined that it was a good fit for our current portfolio of products and SMB clientele,” said Fred Barzycki, Director of Managed Services at BridgePoint Technologies. “With CYBERShark, now SMBs can finally breathe a sigh of relief that their network is being monitored and appropriate action taken 24/7 by security professionals looking for cyberattacks and compliance violations.”
BlackStratus is a pioneer of trusted security and compliance platforms that protect millions of devices and thousands of brands around the globe. Their enterprise class technology solution is deployed and operated on premise, in the cloud or as a service at an affordable cost. The firm’s patented software based multi-tenant Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technology, is able to deliver organizations unparalleled security visibility, prevents costly downtime, and achieves and maintains compliant operations at a lower cost to operate. BlackStratus is headquartered in Piscataway, New Jersey, and services thousands of businesses worldwide.
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