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SK Infosec's official MSS launching in Singapore with global Data Center partner "Equinix"

2017-08-31 09:00
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SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SK Infosec officially announced it has recently signed partnership contract with Equinix Singapore and would launch its Managed Security Services (MSS) business, targeting Enterprise and Financial corporations, in the third quarter of 2017 in Singapore.

Mr. Kang Yong Seok, Business Development Division Director of SK Infosec (on the left) and Mr. Clement Goh, Managing Director of Equinix South Asia (on the right) are taking a commemorative photo together with team members
Mr. Kang Yong Seok, Business Development Division Director of SK Infosec (on the left) and Mr. Clement Goh, Managing Director of Equinix South Asia (on the right) are taking a commemorative photo together with team members

Equinix, the global Interconnection and data center company, operates more than 180 world-class data centers in 44 metros across 22 countries.

This partnership combines the strengths of both companies, and enables Equinix to meet current data center customers' demands for MSS and allows SK Infosec to expand its MSS business abroad.

According to SK Infosec, Singapore has its geographical advantages and is IT hub of Asia. It is a good starting place to expand its global MSS business. The Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) from 2015 to 2020 of cybersecurity in Singapore is expected to be 9.3 percent and service market (MSS, outsourcing) size is approximately US$356M accounting for 80 percent of total cybersecurity in the market.

SK Infosec plans to implement MSS platform (Secudium) into Equinix's data centers in Singapore and provide remote MSS to customers through Security Operations Center (SOC) in South Korea. Equinix will support co-marketing campaigns targeting at its current data centers customers.

Mr. Clement Goh, Managing Director of Equinix South Asia, said, "Cybersecurity is a persistent business risk that many enterprises regard as their top priority. We are thrilled to have SK Infosec onboard as a partner. This partnership demonstrates our commitment to providing maximum value to our customers. With the strengths from both companies, we will offer businesses value-added services within our Equinix Cloud Exchange ecosystem, as well as enable our customers to sharpen their digital edge and achieve effective and extensive security protection from multiple fronts."

Mr. Kang, Business Development Division Director of SK Infosec, said Singapore has the best business environment for SK Infosec to expand its MSS abroad. Through partnership with Equinix, it will expand business area to surrounding Asia Pacific countries.

About SK Infosec

SK Infosec is a leading cybersecurity company in Korea and provides managed security services to protect customers' business for more than 1,800 organizations in government, finance and enterprise sectors. SK Infosec provides a solution that incorporates threat intelligence services and a big data security analytics platform called Secudium to protect IT infrastructure against advanced cyber attacks. In addition, SK Infosec provides security consulting services to meet information security compliance along with penetration testing and forensics. For more information about SK Infosec, please visit: http://skinfosec.com/en/.

Contact Information: bronpark@sk.com

Photo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20170830/1930439-1

Source: SK Infosec

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