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London, UK November 23, 2015 – eSentire Inc., a leader in Active Threat Protection solutions and managed security services, won the award for 2015 Most Innovative Technology Solution and was Highly Commended as a Best Security Solution at the prestigious HFM Hedge Fund European Technology Awards.
HFM’s European Technology Awards were held November 23, 2015 in London, England and celebrated hedge fund technology providers that have raised the bar in their respective services over the past 12 months. The awards recognize and reward those that have outperformed their peers and demonstrated impressive customer service and product development.
“eSentire is honoured to be named Most Innovative Technology Solution and be Highly Commended as a Best Security Solution as part of HFM’s European Technology Awards,” said J.Paul Haynes, CEO eSentire. “eSentire established a strong presence in Europe in 2015 and grew our customer base and facilities to include a European headquarters and Security Operating Centre in Ireland and in a short time have seen tremendous success in this region, which has contributed to this recognition.”
On September 17, 2015 eSentire officially opened its European Headquarters in Cork, Ireland, which included a second Security Operations Centre (SOC) to service the European market. The move into Europe also came with a commitment from eSentire to create 100 new jobs within five years. The company’s headquarters and first SOC are located in Canada.
eSentire is the leading managed security service provider to more than 450 financial services firms, legal, extractive and healthcare organizations. The company pioneered Continuous Advanced Threat Protection, which leading analyst firm Gartner Research began covering in June 2014 as a best practices framework for defending against the most egregious cybersecurity attacks. eSentire delivers continuous monitoring, real-time threat detection and containment technology as a service with human threat analysts on a 24x7x365 basis. The company challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and advanced threat intelligence.
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About eSentire Inc.
eSentire® is the leader in Active Threat Protection solutions and services, the most comprehensive way to defend enterprises from advanced and never-before-seen cyber threats. eSentire’s flagship offering, Network Interceptor, challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and actionable intelligence on a 24x7x365 basis. The company’s dedicated team of security experts continuously monitors customer networks to detect and block cyber attacks in real-time. Protecting more than $2.5 trillion in Assets under Management (AuM), eSentire is the trusted choice for security decision-makers in the financial services, legal, healthcare, mining, engineering and construction, and technology industries.
In 2015 eSentire was included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the Cool Vendors in Cloud Security Services, 2015 report by Gartner, Inc. For more information visit www.esentire.com and follow @esentire.