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Tech Data Partners with Carbon Black to Offer Cloud-Native Endpoint Protection

New Agreement Adds Extensive Security Solutions Portfolio to Cover the Full Cyberattack Lifecycle

Tech Data (TECD) today announced that it has expanded its security solutions portfolio in the U.S. and Canada with Carbon Black, a leading provider of cloud-native endpoint protection. As a result, Tech Data customers have full access to Carbon Black’s complete product line, which includes next-generation antivirus (NGAV), and endpoint detection and response (EDR) capabilities, for both cloud and on-premises technology.

“Growing trends in mobility and cloud have made the endpoint the new perimeter. New and emerging attacks are defeating traditional cyber defenses, and security teams need sophisticated tools to address these threats,” said Alex Ryals, vice president, Security Solutions, North America, at Tech Data. “Through the combination of Carbon Black products and others from our expansive security portfolio, Tech Data customers can now offer their clients solutions that can protect them from the core to the edge of their network.”

Carbon Black has been recognized as a leading security solution provider by multiple analyst firms, including IDCGartner and Forrester. The full breadth of Carbon Black cybersecurity protection is focused in the following areas:

  • Cloud-native endpoint protection platform,
  • NGAV + EDR in the cloud,
  • Advanced threat hunting and incident response in the cloud,
  • Real-time endpoint query and remediation in the cloud,
  • Managed alert monitoring and triage,
  • Security for virtualized data centers in the cloud,
  • On-premises threat hunting and incident response for SOC teams and
  • On-premises application allowlisting and infrastructure protection

“We are constantly seeing the landscape change as new threats are deployed to maliciously catch organizations off guard. It has created a challenging dynamic for security teams as they grapple with addressing unknown threats. Our technology is developed with this challenge in mind,” said Victor Baez, vice president, Worldwide Channels, at Carbon Black. “Between our innovative solution set and Tech Data’s expertise and portfolio available to its customers in security, we believe that our combined efforts can help organizations better secure their infrastructure at all levels.”