Cylance(R) and Westcon Solutions Team Up to Deliver Advanced Artificial Intelligence Threat Detection

Collaboration will offer key cybersecurity services in Asia

SINGAPORE, Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cylance® Inc., the company that is revolutionising cybersecurity by leveraging the power of Artificial Intelligence to proactively prevent the most advanced cyber threats, today announced a new distribution partnership with Westcon Solutions, a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in security, networking and video conferencing. Westcon Solutions will distribute Cylance's advanced endpoint security solutions through its reseller network in Asia.

Together, Cylance and Westcon Solutions 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 Solutions can offer innovative technology to defend against modern attacks.

"We're excited to add Westcon Solutions to the Cylance portfolio of value-added distribution partners," said Tim Mackie, vice president of worldwide distribution. "Asia is a unique market and Westcon's depth of geographic footprint combined with their local technical capabilities makes them an ideal partner as we expand our footprint in this region and all over the globe.

"Cylance's machine-learning and artificial-intelligence-based threat detection services will make an excellent addition to our growing cybersecurity portfolio while enabling our resellers across Asia to elevate their related services," said Wilson Ho, managing director, Westcon Solutions Asia. "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 Asia, Westcon will bring Cylance's solutions to customers in SingaporeMalaysiaPhilippinesIndonesiaThailandVietnamHong KongTaiwan and Korea.

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:

Beyond security

Westcon Solutions connects specialty vendors to resellers focused on leading security solutions. Westcon Solutions helps drive success globally by offering high-value expertise and innovation for solution providers and vendors through business enablement, demand generation and thought leadership.

This specialized focus provides a more targeted, dependable service offering that acts as an extension of solution providers' businesses, offering essential tools and programs, education, business planning, proof-of-concept, technical enablement and marketing support.

Through Westcon Solutions Academy, solution providers gain access to a broad range of educational resources focused on security and other practice areas. These partners are also supported with financial and business-management services ranging from selling and lead-management to pre-sales technical consultation and logistics.

About Westcon Solutions

Westcon Solutions is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in security, networking and video conferencing. Westcon Solutions is a separately resourced business arm of Westcon-Comstor focused on the enablement and growth of new and existing technologies in Asia.  We have local presence and good understanding of local requirements. We are currently established in key countries and regions SingaporeMalaysiaIndonesia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Korea, PhilippinesThailandTaiwan and Vietnam. For more information, visit:

About Cylance® Inc.

Cylance is the only company to offer a preventive cybersecurity solution that stops advanced threats and malware at the most vulnerable point: the endpoint. Applying a revolutionary artificial intelligence approach, the Cylance endpoint security solution, CylancePROTECT®, analyzes the DNA of code prior to its execution on the endpoint to find and prevent threats others can't, while using a fraction of the system resources associated with endpoint antivirus and detect and respond solutions that are deployed in enterprises today. For more information visit:

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Espresso Communications on behalf of Cylance
Phone: +61-2-8016-2200

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