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Infotecs & ECI Join Forces to Enhance Support of digitalization process

Collaboration combines the best of both partner offerings to serve flexible,
scalable and secure solutions for critical infrastructure customers

PETACH TIKVA, ISRAEL – July 11, 2019 – ECI® is a global provider of ELASTIC Network® solutions for service providers, critical infrastructures and data center operators, announced it has partnered with Infotecs Internet Security Software, a supplier of cybersecurity products, services and solutions to Industry, Transport, Health Care, Defense and Government sectors around the world. The combination of products and services will provide market with a more secure and robust, end-to-end solutions, for their networking needs while allowing both parties to extend their already substantial industry footprints. The partnership will help to drive digital transformation efforts for customers looking to modernize their network infrastructure.

Factors such as aging networks, increased regulation and security concerns are driving critical infrastructures to modernize their ICT networking technology. Modernization will enable these providers to offer new services, reduce emissions and improve cybersecurity. However, making this transition is not always easy, because of the many unique requirements of such organizations, such as the need to support many legacy systems and protocols already in place. Creating heterogeneous networks that can harmonize and streamline previously soloed IT and OT operations is a critical factor for improving industrial efficiency, reducing downtime, lowering operational costs, minimizing cybersecurity risks, and increasing customer satisfaction. Moreover, it enables customers to deal with future higher capacity business requirements while preserving the cybersecurity and dependability of critical and time-sensitive operation traffic with information assurance edge to edge.

“As industries face new challenges and embrace new technologies, we understand just how critical it is to mitigate the level of cybersecurity risks while digitalization. With an extensive background in the cybersecurity sector and robust product lines that complement our offerings, we feel ECI is a well-matched partner to our goals,” said Josef Waclaw, CEO of Infotecs Internet Security Software GmbH. “The ViPNet Security and Infotecs Threat Intelligence Platform provides complete multi-layer security in one cost-effective solution. The ViPNet solutions can be seamlessly integrated into existing networks enabling customers to achieve the balance between high security with low complexity and the lowest cyber risks.”

“The digitalization market  has seen considerable growth in the past few years as more companies look for adaptive, flexible secure solutions to meet their needs, which is why we’re very excited about working alongside mature companies like Infotecs Internet Security Software” said Fernando Valdivielso, global vice president of Sales and Marketing at ECI. “ECI has been serving critical infrastructure customers around the globe for more than 50 years with our flexible technologies, and we believe this recent partnership with Infotecs will allow us to work with a wide range of customers in new geographies. This is an exciting time for ECI and Infotecs as we partner to bring solutions that help others make the digitalization process and be in comply with local regulation.”

ABOUT ECI

ECI is a global provider of ELASTIC network solutions to CSPs, critical industries, and data center operators. With the advent of 5G, IoT, and smart everything, traffic demands are increasing dramatically, and network operators must make smart choices as they evolve their infrastructures. ECI’s Elastic Services Platform employs our programmable packet and optical networking solutions, along with our service-driven software suite and virtualization capabilities, to provide a robust yet flexible solution for any application. ECI solutions are tailored for the needs of today, yet flexible enough to help meet the challenges of tomorrow. For more information, visit us at www.ecitele.com.

ABOUT Infotecs

Infotecs Internet Security Software cybersecurity solutions provider and a developer of network security and VPN solutions based on its own products and patented Peer-to-Peer ViPNet technology to deliver greater cybersecurity, flexibility, scalability, and throughput in comparison with other solutions on the market. Our solutions, backed up by an unparalleled world-class support, development, and technical team as well as a strong network of partners. For more information, visit us at www.infotecs.de.