Relationship adds Nozomi Networks OT and IoT visibility and threat detection capabilities to Yokogawa’s Cybersecurity Managed Services
SAN FRANCISCO & AMERSFOORT, NL, November 24, 2020 — Yokogawa Europe, a leading provider of industrial automation and instrumentation solutions to the process and manufacturing industries and Nozomi Networks Inc., the leader in OT and IoT security, today announced a partnership to address growing European demand for managed security services and solutions designed to holistically address the unique IT, OT and IoT cybersecurity requirements of process manufacturers. Yokogawa will offer Nozomi Networks’ advanced solutions for OT and IoT visibility, operations monitoring, and threat detection to customers as part of Yokogawa’s Managed Services. The agreement also makes it possible for Yokogawa to resell standalone solutions from Nozomi Networks to customers who manage their security programs in house. As well the deployment and services of Nozomi Networks or integration and managed services delivery.
“With Nozomi Networks, our customers have access to OT and IoT network monitoring and threat detection that is fully supported by Yokogawa’s Managed Services,” said Hans Hennekam, Functional Director Yokogawa Europe. “We’ve already completed several successful Nozomi Networks deployments across different parts of the world. Partnered with Nozomi, we are able to rapidly deliver deep OT and IoT and IT cybersecurity expertise, using battle-tested solutions that our customers are demanding.”
“We are excited to team with Yokogawa to help more organizations meet their growing need for critical OT cybersecurity solutions that integrate effectively with IT and IoT,” said Nozomi Networks CEO Edgard Capdevielle. “And with several multimillion dollar deals already moving to deployment oil and gas, specialized manufacturing and other sectors, we firmly believe this partnership accelerates our joint efforts in Europe to help protect process automation assets and networks from compromise.”
Recognized as the market leader in OT and IoT security, Nozomi Networks is valued for superior operational visibility, advanced OT and IoT threat detection and strength across deployments. Nozomi Networks solutions support more than 17 million devices in thousands of installations across energy, manufacturing, mining, transportation, utilities, building automation, smart cities and critical infrastructure. Nozomi Networks products are deployable onsite and in the cloud and span IT, OT and IoT to automate the hard work of inventorying, visualizing and monitoring industrial control networks through the innovative use of artificial intelligence. Use cases stretch beyond cybersecurity, and include trouble shooting, asset management and predictive maintenance
As industrial organizations embrace an increasingly connected world, they must also prepare to defend against a growing number of digital threats and vulnerabilities. Manufacturers must be vigilant and able to quickly detect and respond to cyber security threats. Yokogawa is continuously investing in secure products, solutions, programs, organization, services and managed services as part of its commitment to quality, safety, security, reliability and sustainability, with highly competent and experienced resources throughout Europe. Such expertise not only ensures high-level protection during project design and implementation but is also inherent within Yokogawa’s highly adaptable lifecycle service and support business, ensuring ongoing safe and secure operations.
Founded in 1915, Yokogawa engages in broad-ranging activities in the areas of measurement, control, and information. The industrial automation business provides vital products, services, and solutions to a diverse range of process industries including oil, chemicals, natural gas, power, iron and steel, and pulp and paper. With the life innovation business, the company aims to radically improve productivity across the pharmaceutical and food industry value chains. The test & measurement, aviation, and other businesses continue to provide essential instruments and equipment with industry-leading precision and reliability. Yokogawa co-innovates with its customers through a global network of 114 companies spanning 62 countries, generating US$3.7 billion in sales in FY2019.
About Yokogawa Europe B.V.
The European headquarters of Yokogawa was founded in Amersfoort in the Netherlands in 1982. Operating throughout Europe, Yokogawa has extended this dedicated network to Central and East Europe to further enhance the coverage and support the process control and automation market place. Yokogawa Europe develops and produces flowmeters at Rota Yokogawa in Germany and liquid analyzers and industrial safety systems in the Netherlands. In addition to this dedicated network of Yokogawa subsidiaries, a select number of Channel Partners is established in certain areas to support specific customer needs of this continuously developing market.
For more information, please visit www.yokogawa.com/eu & https://www.yokogawa.com/eu/support/channel-partner-program/.
Channel Manager Europe
Nozomi Networks protects the world’s critical infrastructure from cyber threats. Our platform uniquely combines network and endpoint visibility, threat detection, and AI-powered analysis for faster, more effective incident response. Customers rely on us to minimize risk and complexity while maximizing operational resilience. www.nozominetworks.com