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Schneider Electric announces partnership with Nozomi Networks

Schneider Electric announces partnership with Nozomi Networks

January 15, 2018 – Schneider Electric has signed a global partnership agreement with Nozomi Networks. Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will collaborate with Nozomi to provide customers in the industrial manufacturing and critical infrastructure segments advanced anomaly detection, vulnerability assessment and other cybersecurity solutions and services, helping them to control, prevent and mitigate risks to their operations and business performance.

The partnership enables Schneider Electric to respond more aggressively to immediate demand for operational technology cybersecurity services, solutions and expertise in oil and gas, power, building automation and other industrial sectors. Schneider Electric will offer Nozomi Networks’ solutions for industrial control system cyber resiliency and real-time operational visibility to customers worldwide. Schneider Electric will combine its EcoStruxure IIoT process automation and industrial control solutions with Nozomi’s SCADA guardian platform for real-time operations visibility, including:

  • ICS Cybersecurity Solutions: The bundled solution will deliver the network visibility and OT cybersecurity industry operators require in one scalable solution. Nozomi Networks SCADAguardian solution provides asset discovery, threat detection and scalable deployment options to Schneider Electric customers.
  • Nozomi Networks Certified Consultants: Schneider Electric consultants around the world will continue to be trained as certified Nozomi Networks engineers, scaling to support clients throughout their cybersecurity solution implementation, and providing OT threat hunting and forensic analysis.
  • SCADAguardian Live in Schneider Electric Sites: Schneider Electric customers can experience Nozomi Networks’ real-time operational visibility and cybersecurity solutions via live threat scenarios running in Schneider Electric sites around the world.

EcoStruxure is Schneider Electric’s open, interoperable, IoT-enabled system architecture and platform. EcoStruxure leverages advancements in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics and cybersecurity. This includes Connected Products, Edge Control, and Apps, Analytics and Services. EcoStruxure has been deployed in 480,000+ sites, with the support of 20,000+ system integrators and developers, connecting over 1.6 million assets under management through 40+ digital services.

The partnership is intended to strengthen Schneider Electric’s commitment to a defense-in-depth approach that prevents and minimizes cyberattacks and creates a multi-layered, multi-technology strategy to safeguard critical systems. 

About Nozomi Networks

Nozomi Networks is a provider of industrial cybersecurity, delivering a solution for real-time visibility to manage cyber risk and improve resilience for industrial operations. With the use of artificial intelligence, the company helps industrial facilities around the world See and Secure their critical industrial control networks. Nozomi Networks supports over a quarter of a million devices in sectors such as critical infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, mining, transportation and utilities, making it possible to tackle escalating cyber risks to operational networks (OT).

About Schneider Electric

With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is a specialist in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. They provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

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