SINGAPORE, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Exclusive Networks, the global “value creating” specialist distributor for cybersecurity and cloud solutions, today announced it has partnered with CrowdStrike® Inc., a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection. The partnership will bring the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform to key markets in Asia with Exclusive Networks’ pre- and post-sales support through its network of over 200 engineers. CrowdStrike’s cloud-native platform will be available to Exclusive Networks partners and customers in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Thailand.
“The Southeast Asia region is incredibly diverse with different markets requiring unique solutions. Exclusive Networks’ local knowledge combined with their regional reach make them a fantastic partner to deliver CrowdStrike’s solutions to enterprises in key Asian markets,” said Geoff Swaine, Regional Vice President, Channel and Alliances,Asia Pacific and Japan, CrowdStrike. “Cybersecurity has become mission critical for organizations as they look to secure their information technology (IT) operations and prevent breaches. Our CrowdStrike Falcon platform coupled with the expertise of Exclusive Networks’ team will provide organizations with a powerful and comprehensive defense program that will allow them to spot and stop breaches.”
CrowdStrike’s Falcon platform will provide cloud-delivered endpoint protection for enterprises, leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to proactively detect threats within networks and across devices to block attacks. Exclusive Networks will support all partners with end-to-end, pre- and post-engineering and service support with their team of engineers and cybersecurity experts in APAC who are ready and able to provide support for customers at a moment’s notice.
“We are proud to partner with CrowdStrike and offer our customers the leading cloud-based, endpoint cybersecurity solutions in the world,” says Brad Gray, Senior Vice President APAC at Exclusive Networks. “Together we will allow companies in Asia to keep up to date with the right solutions knowing that they are being supported by our experts who can point them in the right direction.”
Internet usage and growth continues with over 3.8 billion internet users globally of which 53% are from the Asia Pacific region according to the Bond Internet Trends 2019 report. Companies are also increasingly relying on the internet to conduct their day-to-day business, a trend that has accelerated as more employees work from home thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. However, according to the CrowdStrike Work Security Index, there has been a 100X increase in malicious cyberattacks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Exclusive Networks will make CrowdStrike’s solutions available to partners and end customers throughout Asia. By leveraging its local network of over 20 offices in the APAC region, Exclusive Networks will work with resellers and systems integrators to ensure companies in Southeast Asia, from start-ups and SMEs to multinationals, will have robust cybersecurity protection.
About Exclusive Networks
Exclusive Networks is the global ‘value creating’ specialist distributor for cybersecurity and cloud solutions – the defining and interdependent technologies of the digital era. Its capabilities are backed by best-of-breed vendor portfolios, unparalleled skills and a host of compelling services from pre and post-sales technical support to leasing, training, professional services and global project management. With 50+ offices across five continents and presence in over 100 countries, Exclusive Networks has a unique ‘local sale, global scale’ model, creating value and enabling partners to achieve global reach, while delivering the value of a locally-focused specialist distributor. More at www.exclusive-networks.com