IBM launches data center in Bangalore; will provide SLA-based security services

IBM's Bangalore data canter will offer alerts based on global events, 24x7 emergency and incident response services, and security device management



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Technology giant IBM has launched a Security Command Center in Bangalore, India to offer enhanced security services to its clients in the country. This center will provide SLA-based security services to its clients and ensure that data resides within the country.

It will also offer alerts and advisories based on global events, 24×7 emergency response services, incident response planning and security device management services. Security services such as security analytics, user behavior analysis and anomaly detection will also be added to the center.

IBM will benefit Indian clients from its global expertise as the center has access to global intelligence, processes and best practices from the Security Command Center network.

“As organizations are progressing in their digital transformation journey, they realize and understand that in today’s data-driven, highly distributed world, there are serious threats that must be addressed head-on,” said Sandeep Sinha Roy, Business Unit Executive, IBM Security Services, India.

“IBM’s Security Command Center delivers an integrated system of analytics, real-time defenses with global expertise so that clients can make strategic decisions on how to safeguard their business. It will offer unparalleled security capabilities to tackle threats and educate clients and partners on how to mitigate the same,” he added.

Housing finance company, DHFL, is one of the clients who will leverage IBM’s Security Command Center in Bangalore, to monitor its systems and provide updates in real time. This will provide them with security intelligence to safeguard their business from threats.

It has also implemented a cloud-delivered, Identity-as-a-service solution, first-of-its-kind in the country that automates the user identity and access management process, lowering the overall IT security risk for DHFL.

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