INDUSTRIAL DEFENDER AUTOMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER TESTED AND VERIFIED BY VENTYX FOR NETWORK MANAGER CONTROL SOLUTIONS
Partnership deepens; Ventyx customers gain added capabilities to thwart cyber risks
October 31, 2012 – Industrial Defender, the leading provider of security, compliance and change management for automation systems announced today that its Automation Systems Manager (ASM) Monitor solution has been tested and verified for use with the Ventyx Network Manager SCADA and EMS software solutions. Implementing Industrial Defender complements Ventyx Network Manager security with defense in depth and enables customers to lower operational costs and complexity.
"As a result of our strategic partnership with ABB and Ventyx, Industrial Defender is proud to announce that after extensive testing, Ventyx verified Industrial Defender on Ventyx Network Manager," said Brian Ahern CEO of Industrial Defender. "Customers now considering deployment of Industrial Defender solutions can do so with the confidence that it will not impact system performance and receives the full support of Ventyx. Industrial Defender was tested on a Network Manager SCADA/EMS baseline release test platform so that continued testing of future releases has the same assurances and support from Ventyx. Furthermore, we have customers with successful joint deployments in the field."
The Industrial Defender ASM solution integrates asset management, event management, configuration change management, policy compliance, endpoint security, and reporting into one powerful solution. Customers gain enhanced capabilities with Industrial Defender technologies that reduce their exposures to cyber risk, ease their compliance challenge, and more effectively manage change in their operational technology environments. With a unified view across their diverse operations environment, customers can leverage their existing investments while improving their overall automation systems management.
John Fridye, product manager, cyber security at Ventyx said, "Industrial Defender technologies interoperate with Ventyx Network Manager solutions to improve customers' operational effectiveness by reducing the manual tasks associated with change management and compliance activities while significantly improving security. By verifying Industrial Defender on our software, we have ensured that our customers have complementary solutions that work with Ventyx Network Manager to help them improve operational efficiency and reduce risks to their operations."
Industrial Defender ASM technologies are available to ABB customers through a strategic partnership giving them confidence that Industrial Defender technologies have been robustly tested and verified for safe and effective use on certain ABB technology platforms. Customers interested in learning more can contact their ABB sales person or Industrial Defender at email@example.com.
About Ventyx, an ABB CompanyVentyx, an ABB company, is a world-leading supplier of Industrial Enterprise Software for essential industries such as energy, mining and public infrastructure. Ventyx solutions bridge the gap between information technologies (IT) and operational technologies (OT), enabling clients to make faster, better-informed decisions in both daily operations and long-term planning strategies. Some of the world's largest organizations rely on Ventyx solutions to minimize risk, enhance operational and financial performance, and execute the right strategies for the future. For more details, see www.ventyx.com.
About Industrial Defender
Industrial Defender is the global leader in automation system management. For more than a decade, the company has successfully developed and delivered solutions for operators of industrial control systems. With deep domain expertise and a laser-focus on industrial control systems, Industrial Defender products enable customers to ensure the availability and reliability of their key industrial processes. Leveraging the industry’s first unified platform for security, compliance and change management, Industrial Defender solutions enable customers to reduce costs and risks, and enhance operational excellence. Over 400 companies in 25 countries rely on Industrial Defender technology to monitor, manage and protect their operations and processes.
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