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Synoptek Partners with Darktrace to Offer Advanced Cyber Defense

US IT Service Provider Selects Darktrace’s Technology To Step Up Cyber Security
Cambridge, UK
January 25, 2016

Darktrace, the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, has announced that the leading IT managed services provider in the US, Synoptek, has chosen to add Darktrace’s award-winning technology to its advanced cyber defense offering.

Synoptek, formed in 2005, provides information technology management services and support to over 300 employees and over 400 active customers in the US and abroad. Committed to being at the forefront of innovation and offering state-of-the-art technology to its wide customer base, Synoptek has taken a proactive approach in enhancing the quality of its cyber defense portfolio.

Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System enables organizations to detect emerging cyber-threats within the network, as well as gain 100% visibility of all digital interactions, on a device, user and network level. Based on advanced machine learning and mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge, Darktrace’s self-learning technology works by mathematically modelling raw network traffic, identifying suspicious activity early, before it does damage.

“With Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System, we are able to provide a new level of cyber defense and maintain our reputation for delivering the best available solutions to our customers,” said Miles Feinberg, Synoptek VP of Product Development. “The technology offers a comprehensive overview of a network and threat detection capability in real time, without the need for additional experts, allowing security teams to rapidly see and investigate issues that have the potential of being real threats.”

“We are delighted to be collaborating with Synoptek, a strong leader in its field, which has prioritized cyber defense. By adopting Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System, Synoptek is setting the standard in adopting innovative technology and advanced precautions, in an ever-changing digital landscape,” said Rob Sass, Managing Director North America, Darktrace.

About Synoptek

Synoptek offers IT consulting, managed services, cloud services, and on-premise IT management as well as 24×7 end user support. With over 215 employees and more than 400 active customers in the United States and abroad, Synoptek provides comprehensive information technology management services and support. Synoptek leverages ITIL service management processes, customer-focused IT architecture, and operational excellence to deliver uninterrupted services demanded by today’s market. Over the past four years, Synoptek has been consistently recognized for thought leadership and growth as confirmed by industry awards and recognition including a #15 ranking in MSP Mentor’s “World’s Top Managed Services Providers”, 2015, and a #2 MSP ranking in the state of California. For more information, visit www.synoptek.com

About Darktrace

Named Technology Pioneer by The World Economic Forum 2015, Darktrace is one of the world’s leading cyber threat defence companies. Its Enterprise Immune System technology detects previously unidentified threats in real time, powered by machine learning and mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge, which analyse the behaviour of every device, user and network within an organisation. Some of the world’s largest corporations rely on Darktrace’s self-learning appliance in sectors including energy and utilities, financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and transportation. The company was founded in 2013 by leading machine learning specialists and government intelligence experts, and is headquartered in Cambridge, UK and San Francisco, including offices in Auckland, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Mumbai, New York, Paris, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington D.C.