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Syntel Teams With Raytheon|Websense to Deliver Advanced Cybersecurity Solutions

HERNDON, Va. and TROY, Mich., June 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syntel, Inc., a global provider of digital transformation, information technology and knowledge process services, announced today that it has been named a preferred integration partner by Raytheon|Websense*, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions for government and industry. Syntel will offer implementation services for Raytheon|Websense's SureView® family of products.

SureView is a sophisticated suite of cybersecurity and analytics solutions that deliver unprecedented visibility across the enterprise, with the goal of managing enterprise risk, unearthing patterns in threat activity and profiling attacks to minimize disruption, contain exposure, and protect business critical assets.

The products that make up the SureView suite were developed to operate independently or can be easily integrated to provide a full spectrum of enterprise security. Syntel will provide end-to-end implementation, customization and integration services for SureView products.

"Syntel is excited to partner with Raytheon|Websense to bring its SureView suite of security products to global companies," said Syntel CEO, Nitin Rakesh. "In the digital economy, data is of paramount value, and enterprises must ensure that their networks and systems have the right security in place to reduce enterprise risk, ensure business continuity, protect critical systems and infrastructure, and protect sensitive customer data."

"The SureView family of products will provide our clients with the defense-grade security that today's digital enterprises demand," said Rakesh.

The SureView product family provides end-to-end protection against threats originating both inside and outside the enterprise, including malware, advanced persistent threats and malicious insider behavior. SureView effectively detects and analyzes threat movement so that they can be quickly controlled and contained, and provides forensics and analytics tools that can assess the damage and remediate the attack.

"Raytheon|Websense offers proven, scalable, and easy-to-use cyber security solutions that have been widely deployed," said Ed Hammersla, President of Raytheon Cyber Products, Inc. "In Syntel, we have a strong partner and an experienced systems integrator with a wealth of experience delivering valuable, high-impact solutions to enterprise clients."

"We are confident that Raytheon|Websense's innovative SureView products coupled with Syntel's integration and technology expertise will be a winning combination for Global 2000 enterprises," added Hammersla.

*Effective May 29, 2015, Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) and Vista Equity Partners have completed a joint venture transaction creating a new company that combines Websense, a Vista Equity portfolio company, and Raytheon Cyber Products.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2014 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 93 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cybersecurity and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.

About Syntel

Syntel (Nasdaq:SYNT) is a global provider of digital transformation, information technology and knowledge process services to Global 2000 companies. Syntel's mission is to create new opportunities for clients by harnessing our passion, talent and innovation. We combine technology expertise, industry knowledge and a global delivery model to drive business value creation. Syntel's "Customer for Life" philosophy drives our relentless focus to build long-term, collaborative client partnerships. To learn more, visit us at: www.syntelinc.com.

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Source:Syntel, Inc.