Chennai, India (PRWEB) June 15, 2010
SecureIQ, Inc., a leading provider of multi-tenant event monitoring and authentication security solutions for cloud computing, announced today that Tata Communications, a leading provider of the new world of communications, has globally deployed both SecureIQ’s NightOwl™ and AuthentIQate™ platforms as part of its Managed Security Service (MSS) offerings for its Internet service provider (ISP), wholesale and enterprise customers.
Tata Communications’ Firewall and Intrusion Prevention Services (IPS) provide real-time security event analysis and notification of malicious network and application threats. The services globally monitor high volume traffic in real time and on a 24x7x365 basis. SecureIQ’s NightOwl™ enables TATA Communications to identify and provide proactive notification of actionable security events, helping improve Tata Communications’ customer’s visibility into the security of their networks and applications. Critical security events are identified and remediated in order to maintain network and application availability and integrity. In addition to protection against security threats, Tata Communications utilizes SecureIQ’s AuthentIQate™ platform for deploying cloud-based, multi-tenant strong authentication and authorization solutions via 2-factor one-time passwords (OTP) and multi-tenant Web-Access Management (WAM).
“Tata Communications’ implementation on SecureIQ enables fully integrated, globally available, cloud-based Security Event Monitoring and Strong Authentication services,” said Gray Williams, Managing Director, Global Security Services, TATA Communications. “We enable our customers to maintain real-time visibility of potential security threats and anomalies and provide audit-quality forensic awareness of their critical network systems and applications, all enabled in a highly scalable, globally distributed, cloud.”
NightOwl™ provides multi-tenant, real-time anomaly detection and reporting of application and network security events, enabling users to identify, interpret, remediate and report security threats. NightOwl™ users can quickly determine the root cause of anomalous events, which may be the result of violations in usage policies or security breaches.
“For global providers of information and communications technology services like Tata Communications, the security, visibility and availability of their customer networks and applications is the utmost concern,” said Patrick Gardner, SecureIQ founder, President and CTO. “NightOwl™ provides global security event visibility of multi-tenant cloud environments; SecureIQ’s AuthentIQate enables them to offer their ISP, wholesale and enterprise customers an integrated, scalable strong authentication and access management security service that provides strong identity and reporting within a globally distributed, multi-tenant cloud computing environment.”
SecureIQ will be exhibiting and demonstrating its products at CommunicAsia, Asia’s largest communications conference in 2010. The event is being held in Singapore, June 15-18, 2010. SecureIQ will be in the USA Pavilion, Hall 4, and Stand 4F3-05.
About SecureIQ Networks
SecureIQ is a leading provider of multi-tenant, security event monitoring and authentication solutions for cloud computing, whose customers include among the world’s largest Internet service providers. SecureIQ delivers purpose built monitoring and authentication solutions for virtualized, cloud computing environments that help customers safely utilize cloud computing in order to enhance their business agility and maintain competitive advantage. SecureIQ’s solutions give customers a single, unified view into their security event and authentication environments, helping them to quickly detect anomalous behavior, mitigate threats and enforce policy. To learn more about SecureIQ, please visit: http://www.Secure-IQ.com.
About Tata Communications
Tata Communications Limited along with its global subsidiaries (Tata Communications) is a leading global provider of the new world of communications. The company leverages its Tata Global Network, vertical intelligence and leadership in emerging markets to deliver value-driven, globally managed solutions to the Fortune 1000 and midsized enterprises, service providers and consumers.
The Tata Communications portfolio includes transmission, IP, converged voice, mobility, managed network connectivity, hosted data center, communications solutions and business transformation services to global and Indian enterprises and service providers, as well as broadband and content services to Indian consumers. The Tata Global Network encompasses one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks, the world’s 8th largest Tier-1 IP network, connectivity to more than 200 countries across 300 PoPs, and more than 1 million square feet of global data center space. Tata Communications serves its customers from its offices in 80 cities in 40 countries worldwide. Tata Communications has a strategic investment in South African operator Neotel, providing the company with a strong anchor to build an African footprint.
The number one global international wholesale voice operator and number one provider of international long distance, enterprise data and Internet services in India, the company was named "Best Wholesale Carrier" at the World Communications Awards in 2006 and was named the "Best Pan-Asian Wholesale Provider" at the 2007 Capacity Magazine Global Wholesale Telecommunications Awards for the second consecutive year.
Now the leading integrated provider to drive and deliver a new world of communications, Tata Communications became the unified global brand for VSNL, VSNL International, Teleglobe, Tata Indicom Enterprise Business Unit, and CIPRIS on February 13, 2008.
Tata Communications Ltd. is a part of the $29 billion Tata Group; it is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India and its ADRs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TCL).
For more information on Tata Communications visit http://www.tatacommunications.com .
Note to Editors: SecureIQ, NightOwl, AuthentIQate and the SecureIQ logo are trademarks of SecureIQ, Inc. All other brands may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
Forward-looking and cautionary statements
Certain words and statements in this release concerning Tata Communications and its prospects, and other statements, including those relating to Tata Communications’ expected financial position, business strategy, the future development of Tata Communications’ operations, and the general economy in India, are forward-looking statements. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including financial, regulatory and environmental, as well as those relating to industry growth and trend projections, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Tata Communications, or industry results, to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The important factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements include, among others, failure to increase the volume of traffic on Tata Communications’ network; failure to develop new products and services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; failure to successfully complete commercial testing of new technology and information systems to support new products and services, including voice transmission services; failure to stabilize or reduce the rate of price compression on certain of the company’s communications services; failure to integrate strategic acquisitions and changes in government policies or regulations of India and, in particular, changes relating to the administration of Tata Communications’ industry; and, in general, the economic, business and credit conditions in India. Additional factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, many of which are not in Tata Communications’ control, include, but are not limited to, those risk factors discussed in Tata Communications’ various filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings are available at http://www.sec.gov. Tata Communications is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements.