Greatresponder.com – 2011-08-05 – On Thursday, the web hosting providing company SunGard Availability Services made the announcement that it has partnered with Alert Logic to integrate into its suite of managed security services useful security solutions to be able to provide to their customers. This new announcement came merely a couple months after Alert Logic closed a $12.6 million funding round.
“This partnership illustrates how we continually strive to offer options for reliable, round-the-clock protection to our customers. Alert Logic is recognized as a leader in managed security services, and their experience provides our customers with enhanced security, monitoring and compliance alternatives,” says Rob Walters, vice president of product development at SunGard Availability Services in a statement.
Alert Logic has a 24×7 managed security services. These services include ActiveWatch and LogReview to provide real-time, human analysis on security threats. The security-as-a-service offerings are deployable anywhere a customer has an IT infrastructure including the cloud, according to the press release.
“At Alert Logic, we understand service providers, and our SaaS and managed services were built from the ground up to seamlessly integrate into partner environments and delivery models. This partnership allows Alert Logic to focus on protecting enterprise networks while SunGard focuses on providing customers uninterrupted access to the IT systems they need in order to do business.” Gray Hall, president and CEO of Alert Logic said in a statement.
As the web hosting provider SunGard serves more than 25,000 customers in 70 countries the prospective for this combination is huge, according to the press release. The company has annual revenue of about $5 billion and SunGard is ranked 434 on the Fortune 500.