Kaspersky: Partners Ready For Managed Security Services
CRN, by Andrew Hickey
Kaspersky Lab is looking to break into the
managed security services game with the upcoming launch of its Service
Provider Edition, which will give its partners the ability to sell
anti-virus as a managed services play.
Service Provider Edition will let partners manage anti-virus protection
across their customers, enabling them to monitor and control customer
security infrastructures, Kaspersky said. It can be offered as
And while getting into managed security services is new ground for
Kaspersky, the company said itself and its partners are well equipped to
handle the shift, and that managed services are something that key
partners have been clamoring for as the IT world turns its attention to
SaaS and cloud computing.