Tech Data, a TD SYNNEX company, has launched a security operations centre as a service (SOCaaS) offering that enables partners to offer managed security services to their customers without having to invest up-front or holding off until they have built their own capabilities.
The SOCaaS offering provides a flexible, efficient, and affordable foundation on which partners can build their managed security business. It can be white-labelled and presented as the partner’s own service offering and includes a comprehensive audit, preparation of an incident plan, 24/7 monitoring with response capabilities and regular reporting.
Alison Nixon, Tech Data’s Director, Security, Advanced Solutions said: “SOCaaS has been highlighted as a huge opportunity by analysts, but many small and mid-market partners just don’t have the skill set, or the investment capability to build and offer a managed security service quickly enough to address the immediate opportunity.
“With our SOCaaS offering, they can offer a comprehensive and reliable service right away, without having to make the significant up-front investment, time and effort that would be required to establish their own SoC and managed service. It increases their ability to support their customers’ digital transformations and lowers risk for both the end customer and the partner. Crucially, it also means partners can extend and enhance the range of services and value they offer to their customers.”
Partners that want build a long-term security business can make use of Tech Data’s Security Practice Builder to define their strategy, follow a tailored development pathway, and become a trusted advisor on security and data protection for their customers.