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Cylance® and Westcon Team Up to Deliver Advanced Artificial Intelligence Threat Detection

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Cylance PR Team
Cylance Inc.

Collaboration will offer key cybersecurity services to the global market

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, November 4, 2016 - Cylance Inc., the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity by leveraging the power of artificial intelligence to proactively prevent the most advanced cyberthreats, today announced a new distribution partnership with Westcon, a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in security, collaboration, networking and data center. Westcon will distribute Cylance’s advanced endpoint security solutions through its reseller network on a global scale.

Together, Cylance and Westcon will provide advanced cybersecurity solutions to an ever-growing and ever-changing market. With Cylance's machine learning and artificial intelligence based threat detection services, Westcon can offer modern technology to defend against modern attacks.

"We're excited to add Westcon to the Cylance portfolio of value-added distribution partners," said Tim Mackie, vice president sales global distribution. "Westcon's depth of geographic footprint combined with their local technical capabilities in key regions, such as Asia Pacific and Latin America make them an ideal partner as we expand our footprint all over the globe."

"Cylance's machine learning and artificial intelligence based threat detection services will allow us to help our resellers in Latin America grow quickly into the cybersecurity market," said Otavio Lazarini, executive vice president of Latin America, Westcon-Comstor. "Our partnership with Cylance will strengthen our security portfolio by enabling us to deliver modern threat detection solutions to solve the toughest cybersecurity challenges in the region."

Cylance's Channel Program enables partners to grow quickly and effectively into the cybersecurity market. The program offers robust technical training to get customers up and running with modern security defenses to protect their corporate data, endpoints, and IT environment. For more information on Cylance's Partner Program, visit:

About Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor (WestconGroup Inc.) is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking, and Data Center. The company is transforming the technology supply chain through its capabilities in Cloud, Services, and Global Deployment. Westcon-Comstor combines expert technical and market knowledge with industry-leading partner enablement programs. Westcon-Comstor delivers results together through deep partner relationships. The company goes to market under the Westcon and Comstor brands.

About Cylance® Inc.

Cylance is the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity to prevent the most advanced security threats in the world. Using a breakthrough predictive analysis process, CylancePROTECT® quickly and accurately identifies what is benign and what is a threat, and prevents malicious code from ever executing on a targeted system. By coupling advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence with a unique understanding of an attacker’s mentality, Cylance provides technology and services that are truly predictive and preventive against the most advanced threats. 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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