RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Owl Computing Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of deterministic data diode network cybersecurity solutions, is proud to announce that the Japan Direx Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, will be serving as its master distributor for the Japanese market. This partnership will expand Owl's market reach across Japan and provide a strong local sales, training, and support presence.
Direx has been in business since 1973 and has extensive network analysis, intelligence and security experience across critical infrastructure industries. Access to Owl cybersecurity products, designed specifically to secure industrial control system networks, will significantly increase their ability to address the cybersecurity concerns of many Japanese-operated utilities and other critical infrastructure industries. As Owl's master distributor, Direx will be working directly with end-users and resellers in the region.
"Japan is incorporating many of the same cybersecurity best practices and recommendations that the United States has implemented for nuclear power plants, electrical generation plants, and transmission and distribution facilities," noted Dennis Lanahan – Director of Worldwide Channel Partnerships & International Sales at Owl. "Direx has already seen significant interest in Owl products from power generation and distribution utilities and are anxious to start implementing solutions."
Owl has been serving various critical infrastructure industries (oil & gas, chemical, water/wastewater, power generation, etc.), for nine years and offers proven data diode-based cybersecurity solutions that are widely deployed across the U.S., Europe and the Middle East. Products offered for industrial control systems scale from 2 Mbps all the way up to 10 Gbps and are designed for a broad range of industrial control systems, protocols, and standards including: SCADA, PLCs, OPC, Modbus, historians, databases, NERC-CIP 002-009, ANSI/IS-62443, and NIST SP800-82.
"We are excited about the partnership and the opportunity to start working with Direx, they offer excellent expertise and knowledge of Japanese critical infrastructure industries," said Dr. Ronald Mraz, President and CEO of Owl. "This new partnership represents an opportunity to utilize our off-the-shelf, proven technology to help protect Japan's operators and customers. We believe it will be well received in the marketplace and drive significant opportunities for Owl and Direx."
For more information about Owl's range of cybersecurity products and the variety of industries they serve, please visit www.owlcti.com.
About Owl Computing Technologies, Inc.
For over 17 years Owl Computing Technologies has been implementing next generation cybersecurity solutions for critical networks. Owl's DualDiode Technology®, a proprietary data diode, boasts over 28 technology patents and has over 2,000 successful deployments globally across intelligence, government, military, utility, energy, and other critical infrastructure networks. Owl's deterministic hardware-enforced technology ensures secure networks and enables the reliable and robust transfer of all data types and file sizes.
About Japan Direx Corporation
Since its founding in 1973, Japan Direx Corp. has pursued technologies and methodologies for network traffic metrics and predictive analysis. Focused on transforming the world's networks through real-time network intelligence analysis, Direx offers solutions that dramatically improve network communication quality and security. Services include design and integration of information communication networks, maintenance services, hardware components, software development, manufacturing, sales, rental and import and export services. Committed to the success of their customers, Direx is dedicated to building reliable networks that meet the needs of major domestic enterprises.
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