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Fujitsu Chooses Cylance to Extend AI-Powered Endpoint Protection in Its Americas Security Operations

Partnership Focuses on Lowering Infrastructure Costs, Increasing IT Team Efficiency

KC Higgins
Cylance Media Relations
303.434.8163
khiggins@cylance.com

Sunnyvale, CA, October 22, 2018 – Cylance Inc., a leading provider of AI-driven, prevention-first security solutions, and Fujitsu America, Inc., a leading information and communication technology (ICT) company, today announced an alliance that will leverage the cyber threat intelligence capabilities of both companies to deliver a more robust, resilient protection and detection security services portfolio. The partnership will deliver advanced protection to enterprise customers utilizing predictive AI-based security solutions and professional services.

Fujitsu began installing Cylance technologies in its global security operations center (SOC) in 2017 in order to secure its customers’ endpoints. With the extension of the global relationship to include the Americas region, customers in the United States can now benefit from Cylance’s industry-leading AI-powered endpoint detection, prevention, response, managed services, and research and intelligence capabilities. The partnership facilitates the direct integration and configuration of CylancePROTECT® and CylanceOPTICS into the Fujitsu intelligent SOC and security services to automatically detect and prevent attacks.

“With the rapid escalation of cybersecurity incidents each month, organizations are grappling with how to protect their data with limited personnel and resources,” said Jason Bradlee, Head of Security for Americas region, Fujitsu America, Inc. “Through our partnership with Cylance, customers benefit from operational efficiencies every day from AI-powered protection designed to proactively prevent threats before they cause harm. Our customers can now reap these benefits when managing complex environments containing offline systems, systems with unsupported operating systems, and in mixed OS environments.”

With a large worldwide customer base, the Fujitsu global footprint spans the Fortune 500, mid-market companies, educational institutions, and government organizations. With Cylance deployed globally in conjunction with Fujitsu security advanced monitoring and unified remediation with artificial intelligence platform (“SAMURAI”) and RoboSOC, the company’s “SOC in a box” offering, Fujitsu customers can dramatically reduce cybersecurity incident help desk tickets and more effectively prevent and respond to attacks.

“As a provider of security solutions to companies in almost every industry, Fujitsu knows the importance of helping customers operate their businesses safely and efficiently,” said Didi Dayton, vice president of worldwide channels at Cylance. “Our AI-powered threat prevention technology and services complement Fujitsu global customer offerings. Together with Fujitsu, whose customers manage an average of 30,000 endpoints apiece, we are extending our AI capabilities to deliver big improvements in operational efficiency and proprietary infrastructure management.”

The partnership between Cylance and Fujitsu comes on the heels of the Threat360 assessment that was launched in EMEA and the Americas earlier this year. The Threat360 offering, based on Cylance technology, conducts a thorough analysis of dormant or running threats within an organization’s IT environment.

To learn more, please visit: www.cylance.com/fujitsu

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 140,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.1 trillion yen (US $39 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. For more information, please see https://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu Americas

Fujitsu America, Inc. is the parent and/or management company of a group of Fujitsu-owned companies operating in North, Central and South America dedicated to delivering the full range of Fujitsu products, solutions and services in ICT to our customers in the Western Hemisphere. These companies are collectively referred to as Fujitsu Americas. Fujitsu enables clients to meet their business objectives through integrated offerings and solutions, including consulting, systems integration, managed services, outsourcing and cloud services for infrastructure, platforms and applications; data center and field services; and server, storage, software and mobile/tablet technologies. For more information, please visit: https://fujitsu.com/us and https://twitter.com/fujitsuamerica.

About Cylance® Inc.

Cylance develops 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: www.cylance.com.

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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