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Bit9 + Carbon Black and CDW Sign Channel Partnership Agreement

WALTHAM, Mass., July 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bit9® + Carbon Black®, the leader in endpoint threat prevention, detection and response, today announced it has signed a channel partnership agreement with CDW, a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider. Under the agreement, CDW now offers the Bit9 Security Platform and Carbon Black solution to its large, diverse customer base.

CDW provides leading IT solutions, including security, to business, government, education and healthcare organizations.

"Today, more than ever, businesses need to protect their data from potential security threats, said Sadik Al-Abdulla, director of security solutions, CDW. "Much of that data is located on the endpoints and servers of every organization. By providing our customers with solutions from Bit9 + Carbon Black, we are empowering them to prevent, detect and respond to the nonstop threats against their endpoints more effectively."

Bit9 + Carbon Black is the industry leader in open and extensible endpoint solutions. The company's commitment to open APIs provides IT security and operations teams with an unmatched ability to both "pull in" capabilities from other security solutions and threat intelligence sources as well as expose and "push out" the data captured by Bit9 + Carbon Black and its full feature set to third-party or homegrown security products. This delivers an unparalleled ability to build on top of Bit9 + Carbon Black for best-of-breed prevention, detection and response capabilities that are specifically tailored for any organization's specific needs.

"As the relentless tide of malware and threats puts every organization and its critical information at risk, leading information technology providers are choosing Bit9 + Carbon Black to help their customers prevent, detect and respond to these threats," said Ed Filippine, Bit9 + Carbon Black's vice president of worldwide sales. "We are proud to form this important partnership to help CDW's fast-growing customer base arm their endpoints against the worst the bad guys throw at them."

About Bit9 + Carbon Black

Bit9 + Carbon Black provides the most complete solution against advanced threats that target organizations' endpoints and servers, making it easier to see—and immediately stop—those threats. The company enables organizations to arm their endpoints by combining continuous, real-time visibility into what's happening on every computer; real-time signature-less threat detection; incident response that combines a recorded history with live remediation; and prevention that is proactive and customizable. More than 1,400 organizations worldwide—from Fortune 100 companies to small enterprises—use Bit9 + Carbon Black to increase security, reduce operational costs and improve compliance. Leading managed security service providers (MSSP) and incident response (IR) companies have made Bit9 + Carbon Black a core component of their detection and response services.

Bit9 and Carbon Black are registered trademarks of Bit9, Inc. All other company or product names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Kevin Flanagan Bit9 + Carbon Black +1 617-393-7421 kflanagan@bit9.com



Source: Bit9