Forescout’s Silver Partner status enables collaboration with Socitm members & access to multiple services
CAMPBELL, Calif., 5 May, 2015 – Forescout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of continuous monitoring and mitigation solutions that help enterprises prevent and respond to cyberthreats, today announced that it has joined Socitm’s (Society of Information Technology Management) select group of supplier partners as a silver partner. Socitm is the UK’s IT professional body for people involved in the leadership and management of IT and digitally enabled services delivered for public benefit.
Via its award-winning CounterACT® platform, Forescout addresses the advanced network security requirements of numerous UK public sector organisations including Gloucestershire County Council (GCC). For GCC, CounterACT addresses the Council’s Public Services Network (PSN) Code of Connection compliancy requirements, as explained by Mark Blake, Enterprise Architect at Capita IT Enterprise Services, in this video.
Socitm aims to help maximise the effectiveness of IT and digital in delivering services for public benefit, to help members develop professionally and to help public service organisations and citizens get maximum value from IT and digital services. Socitm also assists IT providers who service the public sector with insights into its members’ priorities and drivers, making them smarter suppliers and creating valuable opportunities for collaboration.
Nigel Bragg, commercial relationship manager at Socitm, commented, “Socitm is pleased to welcome Forescout to our select group of supplier partners as a silver partner. We are sure that Forescout’s expertise in continuous monitoring and mitigation solutions will add significant value to the bank of knowledge our members are able to access as they seek to overcome service delivery challenges. We look forward to Forescout contributing to our members’ discussions via the Socitm network of regional events and hope that, in turn, Forescout finds the opportunities for engagement with the public sector audience both insightful and rewarding.”
Peter Batchelor, manager, Public Sector UK for Forescout, said, “Forescout is delighted to have become a Socitm Silver Partner due to the collaborative and synergistic nature of this new partnership. We already have a proven track record with government agencies and local authorities in the UK and look forward to working with Socitm members to advise and help in the fight against cyberthreats.”
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About Forescout Technologies, Inc.
Forescout delivers continuous monitoring and mitigation security solutions that help enterprises prevent and respond to cyberthreats. The company’s CounterACT appliance dynamically identifies and evaluates network users, endpoints and applications to provide visibility, intelligence and policy-based mitigation of security problems. Forescout’s open ControlFabric architecture allows a broad range of IT security products and management systems to share information and automate remediation actions. Because Forescout’s solutions are easy to deploy, unobtrusive, extensible and scalable, as of 1 January 2015, they have been chosen by more than 1,800 of the world’s most secure enterprises and government agencies in more than 62 countries. Headquartered in Campbell, California, Forescout offers its solutions through its global network of authorised partners. Learn more at www.forescout.com.
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