UK-based Options Technology, a cloud-enabled managed services provider has announced a partnership with Darktrace, an AI company for cyber defence. The partnership aims to enhance Options’ data analytics and threat detection capabilities with assistance from Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System solution.

The supplier states that Darktrace’s solution is expected to enhance Options’ capabilities and assist in developing an automated and intelligent security solution.

Established in 1993, Options Technology provides financial technology managed services and IT infrastructure products. They aim to deliver a dual mandate: operating enhanced financial technology infrastructure as well as supporting business scalability and new technology.

Options’ Chief Security Officer, John Gracey commented, “Darktrace’s innovative approach to cybersecurity and ability to deliver adaptive, preventative and rapid-response AI technology will not only complement and accelerate our existing managed solutions but also play a key role in the development of Options’ Security, Intelligence & Analytics product offering. We are delighted to partner with Darktrace and look forward to delivering their market leading services to our clients.”

Established in 2013 in California, Darktrace is an AI company for cyber defense. Its Enterprise Immune System is relied on to detect and fight back against cyber-attacks in real time. The self-learning AI protects the cloud, SaaS, corporate networks, IoT and industrial systems against cyber-threats and vulnerabilities, from insider threats and ransomware to stealthy and silent attacks.

“From pure cloud environments to multi-cloud and SaaS applications, organisations are rapidly evolving their infrastructures – but with this comes a significant change in cybersecurity,” commented Andrew Tsonchev, Director of Technology, Darktrace. “We are delighted about our collaboration with Options to enable more forward-thinking organisations to defend against emerging threats across all critical parts of the digital business.”

by Megha Bhattacharya
Market Analyst at IBS Intelligence