Kyndryl introduces security edge services with Cisco

Kyndryl introduces security edge services with Cisco Duncan is an award-winning technology industry analyst, specialising in cloud computing, blockchain, martech and edge computing.


Technology infrastructure services provider, Kyndryl has unveiled two new security edge services developed jointly with Cisco to help customers improve their security controls and proactively address and respond to cyber incidents.  

The new security edge services introduced by Kyndryl are: 

  • Kyndryl Consult Security Services Edge (SSE) with Cisco Secure Access – designed to provide a modular and unified approach for consulting and implementing a SSE architecture with Cisco’s technology.  
  • Kyndryl Managed SSE with Cisco Secure Access – introduces a new category of network security services that integrates security into a cloud-delivered service model. It also offers an end-to-end solution for transition, implementation and managed services of SSE solution with Cisco’s portfolio of products and services.   

This announcement builds on Kyndryl’s successful partnership with Cisco, through which the companies have co-invested and collaborated on a development process to build scalable security offerings. Kyndryl then delivers these services and solutions to help customers meet their business needs in areas of application modernisation, secure infrastructure with zero trust network and hybrid work.

Brian Feeney, VP, global security partner sales, Cisco, said: “Our partnership with Kyndryl has demonstrated the added value Cisco and Kyndryl bring to our shared customers.

“With Cisco’s technology and Kyndryl’s cybersecurity expertise, we are able to provide our customers with an exceptional user experience and protected access from any device to anywhere.”

Michelle Weston, VP of global offerings for security and resiliency, Kyndryl, said: “As Kyndryl continues to evolve our approach to security and resiliency, we are creating more opportunities to explore innovative solutions with our partners.

“Our collaboration with Cisco enables Kyndryl to help customers better anticipate security incidents using the right tools and capabilities aligned with Kyndryl’s cyber resilience framework.” 

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