On the 11th of May 2021, Sophos announced Powernet as the 2021 ANZ National Partner of the Year. The award is recognition for Powernet's outstanding performance and commitment to securing businesses through the Sophos next-generation cybersecurity suite, this is the second time Powernet has won this award.
As a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos protects more than 400,000 businesses of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyber threats. Powered by SophosLabs – a global threat
intelligence and data science team – Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-powered solutions secure endpoints (laptops, servers and mobile devices) and networks against evolving cyberattack techniques, including ransomware, malware,
exploits, data exfiltration, active-adversary breaches, phishing, and more.
Sophos Central, a cloud-native management platform, integrates Sophos’ entire portfolio of next-generation products, including the Intercept X endpoint solution and the XG next-generation firewall, into a single “synchronized security” system accessible through a set of APIs. Sophos has been driving a transition to next-generation cybersecurity, leveraging advanced capabilities in cloud, machine learning, APIs, automation, managed threat response, and more, to deliver enterprise-grade protection to any size organization. Sophos sells its products and services exclusively through a global channel of more than 53,000 partners and managed service providers (MSPs). Sophos also makes its innovative commercial technologies available to consumers via Sophos Home.
"The shift to remote working has expanded organisations’ attack surfaces, and cybercriminals are stopping at nothing to penetrate these increasingly virtual networks. Armed with Sophos’ industry-best cybersecurity solutions and services, Powernet is securing businesses against these advanced threats,” said Kendra Krause, Sophos Senior Vice President of Global Channels and Sales Operations.
“Sophos is proud to support and recognise this year’s winners that are leading the industry in delivering business-critical cybersecurity solutions, and we look forward to their continued success.”
"Cybersecurity is talked about a lot today, and for a good reason. It can be easy to fall victim to a cyberattack, it's not just big companies that are targeted, it's everyone. We focus on providing our community with the best cybersecurity advice and services through our publicly accessible cybersecurity content, our cybersecurity team and our unique Account Management consulting framework. Our partnership with Sophos over the last 10 years has seen our success in protecting our clients from cyberattacks, we look forward to seeing where the next 10 years takes us". Said Bernard Moran, CEO at Powernet.
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