High Wire Networks Supports Global Delivery of Overwatch Managed Security Services with New International Data Center

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Guernsey-based Facility Boosts Availability, Georedundancy & GPDR Compliance for Businesses Around the World.

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“High Wire Network’s is thrilled to be expanding the global reach of Overwatch managed security services to our partners and their customers through the cutover of our international data center.”

High Wire Networks, a leading provider of managed security services based in Chicago, announced today the addition of a new international data center in Guernsey, British Isles, to support the delivery of High Wire Network’s Overwatch managed security services globally.

Through a strategic partnership with West Sealand Digital (WSD), a managed security service provider (MSSP) based in Guernsey, High Wire Networks is building a two-tiered sales channel across Europe and the Middle East for the Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service.

“In today’s world, cybersecurity business requires redundant methods and processes for resilient data protection and management in order to ensure total availability of their services,” said Philip Burnett, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at High Wire Networks. “High Wire Network’s is thrilled to be expanding the global reach of Overwatch managed security services to our partners and their customers through the cutover of our international data center.”

Significantly, the new data center enables support for organizations that must comply with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Europe’s data privacy and security regulations – the most rigorous in the world to date. An added benefit is that Guernsey has stringent rights for data access, providing yet further privacy and protection for High Wire Network’s customers.

“We’re excited to be working with High Wire Networks to extend the reach of Overwatch globally, said David Crook, Director at WSD. “Clients are increasingly aware of data sovereignty, the ability to securely locate their data in a trusted offshore location adds many benefits. Our proximity and direct links to the U.K. and mainland Europe provide low latency for faster cybersecurity incident detection and response — an edge that can be critical in countering cyberattacks.”

Additionally, Overwatch distributors and customers within the European Union and the United Kingdom can now purchase services in their local currency.

About High Wire Networks
For nearly 20 years, High Wire Networks has been a trusted partner to VARs, MSPs, distributors, integrators, manufacturers and telecom providers by enabling them to minimize overhead while extending delivery capabilities around the world. Our flexible workforce delivers vendor-agnostic technical field, professional and security services in more than 180 countries. Our services include design, installation, configuration and support for unified communications, wired and wireless networks, cabling and infrastructure, and electrical systems. Our new Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service enables our partners to deliver comprehensive cybersecurity that’s easy to sell and easy to buy for an affordable monthly subscription. We also offer a variety of on-demand, rapid-response solutions with service levels ranging from two hours to next business day for onsite break-fix and remote technical support. With High Wire Networks, partners Get Work Done. Learn more at http://www.highwirenetworks.com.

About West Sealand Digital
West Sealand Digital is a specialist provider of effective cybersecurity services, products and solutions to companies, governments and private families around the world. WSD assists its partners and clients to differentiate between want and need, perception and risk, focusing upon cost-effective services and solutions that mitigate the identified risk. WSD is part of West Sealand International group of companies. Learn more at https://www.wsd.gg/

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