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Cylance® and ConnectWise® Partner To Provide AI Driven Cybersecurity Prevention To More Than 21,000 Global MSPs

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Cylance Inc.

CylancePROTECT® and CylanceOPTICS™ now available through ConnectWise Marketplace

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, February 28, 2018 - Cylance Inc., the company that revolutionized the antivirus and endpoint protection industry with true AI powered prevention that blocks malware, fileless attacks, and today’s most advanced cyberthreats, today announced a new partnership with ConnectWise®, a software company that connects technology teams to the solutions, services, and people that allow them to thrive. The partnership makes Cylance products available to the ConnectWise global partner base of more than 21,000 managed services providers (MSPs) through the ConnectWise Marketplace. By expanding its presence across the ConnectWise network, Cylance is providing global MSPs with the ability to expand their managed security services offerings to include AI powered endpoint protection.

"ConnectWise is proud to offer CylancePROTECT and CylanceOPTICS to our partners directly," said Travis Vigneau, director of channel sales and alliances for ConnectWise. "Having Cylance available in the ConnectWise Marketplace allows our partners to provide their customers the preventative protection of advanced security solutions."

The partnership seamlessly connects CylancePROTECT and CylanceOPTICS with ConnectWise Manage and ConnectWise Automate, the company’s leading software solutions used for both business management and remote monitoring and deployment. MSPs taking advantage of the partnership can now easily deploy Cylance endpoint protection technologies across their customer base to deliver the world’s smartest defense and response against ransomware and other advanced threats. The integration into ConnectWise Manage will allow partners and customers to receive and manage error-proof ticketing and alerts.

"Security has made its way to the top of our customers’ priorities lists and they are increasingly turning to us for solutions that help them stay steps ahead of the most advanced threats and attacks," said Reid Johnston, president and founder, TechGen. "By offering Cylance through the ConnectWise Marketplace, the companies have made it extremely easy to deploy and manage endpoint protection that identifies and stops threats before they penetrate networks. The ease by which whitelisting, cleanup, and infections can be taken care of via the Cylance console is also quite remarkable."

"Businesses are pro-actively looking to MSPs to manage and control their environments, while incorporating security expertise into the offering. With CylancePROTECT, the result is that they are able to greatly reduce re-imaging and helpdesk tickets associated with malware." said Didi Dayton, Vice President of Worldwide Channels and Alliances at Cylance. "The new partnership will equip the extensive ConnectWise partner base with AI powered endpoint protection to silently help customers prevent cyberattacks, rather than react to breaches after damage has been caused, and without the user or their business being interrupted."

For more information on CylancePROTECT and CylanceOPTICS, please visit the ConnectWise Marketplace.

About ConnectWise

ConnectWise transforms how technology solution providers successfully build, manage, and grow their businesses. Our award-winning set of software solutions provide a fully integrated, seamless experience to companies in more than 50 countries, giving them the ability to increase their productivity, efficiency, and profitability. When combined with our relentless commitment to innovation, powerful network of ideas and experts, unparalleled passion for our users, and more than 30 years of experience, ConnectWise software solutions deliver the support companies want at each step of their business journey. For more information, visit

About Cylance® Inc.

Cylance uses artificial intelligence to deliver prevention-first, predictive security products and specialized security services that change how organizations approach endpoint security. Cylance’s security solutions provide full spectrum predictive threat prevention and visibility across the enterprise, combatting threats such as malware, ransomware, fileless malware, malicious scripts, weaponized docs, and other attack vectors. With AI based malware prevention, application and script control, memory protection, device policy enforcement, root cause analysis, threat hunting, automated threat detection and response, coupled with expert security services, Cylance can protect endpoints without increasing staff workload or costs. For more information visit:

Cylance and CylancePROTECT are registered trademarks or trademarks owned by Cylance Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be used without prior written permission. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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