MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ZingBox, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) security solution provider, today announced it has entered a strategic partnership with SoftBank C&S to expand the company's global presence. SoftBank C&S will serve as a global channel partner introducing the ZingBox IoT Guardian solution to the Japanese market and beyond.
"Global demand for IoT security solutions is on the rise and we required a partner that could help us address the IoT security needs in markets outside the U.S.," said Xu Zou, co-founder and CEO, ZingBox. "SoftBank C&S offers a strong background in distributing networking and security solutions and a robust global network of system integrators and resellers that will allow ZingBox to serve a wide range of customers."
ZingBox's IoT security solution has seen strong market demand in Japan across advanced manufacturing, healthcare, and enterprise verticals. With deep expertise in the Japanese market, SoftBank C&S will enable ZingBox to expand its business and scale its operations globally to support large, multinational customers.
"SoftBank C&S is committed to providing the best security technologies and products to our customers and partners. We've carefully evaluated many solutions, and ZingBox clearly stands out with its disruptive AI technology and innovative IoT device personality-based approach to ensure IoT service integrity and continuity," said SoftBank C&S president and CEO, Yasuo Mizoguchi. "It is the purpose-built IoT security solution we see on the market that is industry agnostic and is effective in healthcare, manufacturing, office/building automation, and other industries."
IoT Guardian, ZingBox's SaaS-based security solution, leverages machine learning to discover, assess risk, baseline normal behavior, detect anomalous activities and provide real-time remediation across an organization's entire IoT footprint. The patent-pending solution has a deep grasp of each IoT device's personality, analyzing communication to and from every device, watching constantly for deviations in behavior and providing alerts for suspicious behavior.
ZingBox IoT Guardian is available now with a tiered SaaS pricing model based on number of devices being secured. For more information, visit www.zingbox.com.
Enabling the Internet of Trusted Things, ZingBox provides hospitals, companies and manufacturing facilities with Internet of Things (IoT) security software that helps ensure service delivery. ZingBox's new approach is based on Deep Learning and enforcement of trusted behavior. Founded by Silicon Valley veterans with expertise in cybersecurity, IoT, Deep Learning, and networking, ZingBox was selected by the Stanford StartX program, and was recently named one of NetworkWorld's hottest security startups. For more information, visit www.zingbox.com.
JoAnn Yamani, Esq., APR
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