Mary Beth Hamilton
Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration, eSentire Form Strategic Partnership to Bring Managed Security Services to Hedge Funds Worldwide
BOSTON – March 13, 2012 – Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of strategic IT solutions and private cloud services to hedge funds, and eSentire, an industry leading provider of managed security solutions, today announced a strategic partnership to improve information security at hedge funds worldwide. Together the companies will offer hedge funds managed security services for cloud and on-premise environments that safeguard critical data by proactively intercepting threats and preventing data leakage.
Eze Castle Integration and eSentire are working together to give hedge funds using the Eze Private Cloud or on-premise IT complete protection from security risks that could jeopardize operations and threaten proprietary information. eSentire’s core solutions combine advanced security technology with highly trained security experts to proactively identify potential vulnerabilities, detect and prevent intrusion, and conduct forensic traffic analysis for predictive threat profiling.
“Hedge funds are adopting our award winning Eze Private Cloud at a rapid rate. At the same time, on-premise IT environments remain ever present in established hedge funds. As the leader in both private cloud and on-premise hedge fund technology we take a holistic approach to ensuring all hedge funds have the solutions necessary to operate at peak performance,” said Bob Guilbert, managing director, Eze Castle Integration. “Our partnership with eSentire fills an industry gap for managed security services that dramatically reduce security threats at hedge funds worldwide.”
J. Paul Haynes, CEO, eSentire, said, “The security risk landscape evolves rapidly and our security assessments show investment firms are particularly targeted. eSentire’s unique ability to combine purpose-built managed security technology with human security knowledge and control makes it the ideal solution for investment firms. We are extremely pleased to form a strategic partnership with Eze Castle Integration based on the company’s focus on bringing innovative solutions to their clients and worldwide leadership in hedge fund private cloud services.”
Eze Castle Integration is the IT partner of over 600 hedge funds worldwide, including more than 80 firms with $1 billion or more in assets under management. The Eze Private Cloud is the most widely used hedge fund cloud spanning two continents and supporting thousands of users.
About Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration is the leading provider of technology, consulting and IT services to the investment industry. The company’s products and services include Technology Consulting, Outsourced IT Support, Private Cloud Services, Project & Technology Management, Professional Services, Telecommunications, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Archiving, Storage, Colocation and Internet Service. Eze Castle Integration is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco, Singapore and Stamford.
About eSentire Inc.
eSentire Inc., offers practical and pragmatic security solutions to help guard the intellectual property and infrastructure of enterprises. As a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP), eSentire specializes in the delivery of comprehensive security consulting and immersive incident response to get our clients protected. Once base-lined, the continuous, managed security services we provide helps keep our clients safe. Re-inventing the concept of managed security services, eSentire has fused the concepts of purpose-built managed security technology with human-controlled flexibility supported by enhanced security knowledge. This re-invention of the managed security services concept has been coined, “MSSP 2.0″ by the well-known and respected security analyst Richard Stiennon.