FireEye Announces New Cloud and Virtual Endpoint Security Offerings
More Deployment Options for Next-Generation Endpoint Protection That Simplify, Integrate, and Automate Security Operations
MILPITAS, Calif. – June 14, 2017 – FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today announced new cloud and virtual form factors for its Endpoint Security solution. Available globally by third quarter of 2017, the new cloud and virtual offerings enable customers and partners additional flexibility for deployment and lower cost as they move to the cloud.
A pioneer of Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), FireEye cloud and virtual Endpoint Security are part of major upgrades available for customers in 2017 – aimed at delivering an intelligence-led Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) that simplifies, integrates, and automates security. Additional 2017 upgrades will include:
- Anti-virus (AV) replacement & remediation in the third quarter of 2017,
- Linux support for protection of all major computing platforms including macOS and Windows, and
- Continued investment in simplified security driven by the company’s many years of data science and artificial intelligence (AI) research and products.
“Every day we see endpoint security solutions with big tech buzzwords and more alerts failing our partners and customers as we respond to their breaches. By applying what we learn to our Endpoint Security, we can relentlessly protect our customers while simplifying their security operations,” said Kevin Mandia, CEO, FireEye.
“We started the year with a goal to protect our clients with the best next-generation endpoint platform in 2017. The addition of cloud and virtual offerings is a critical step towards that goal,” said John Laliberte, SVP of Engineering, FireEye. “These new form factors are designed to enable our clients and partners to deliver the best intelligence-led endpoint security at scale while reducing costs and increasing deployment flexibility.”
“Enterprises are increasingly seeing the value of investing in security products that are supported with a mixture of robust threat intelligence, professional and managed services," said Robert Westervelt, research manager at IDC. "FireEye Endpoint Security is among the modern endpoint security solutions available today that are well positioned to challenge traditional anti-virus offerings. FireEye's flexible and cost-effective delivery options, combined with an integrated portfolio of products and services, provides enterprise buyers with an extremely attractive option for threat detection and incident response.”
The Best Next-Generation Endpoint for Channel Partners
For partners, the new form factors make delivering FireEye Endpoint Security faster and more efficient. Partners can immediately deploy the virtual and cloud versions of FireEye Endpoint Security with no hardware required, and provide options to host or virtually manage these solutions for their customers. These new options drive down cost and complexity for new deployments and provide proven scalability from a global security vendor.
Additionally, with FireEye Helix™, partners can simplify customers’ security operations with integrated endpoint, network, and third-party alerts offering a unified view of the threats in an environment. Helix can be managed by customers or partners, with FireEye providing experts at the moment a customer should request additional expertise.
"FireEye is making investments for our channel partners to have the options they need to deliver exactly what their clients want from a next-generation endpoint platform," said Chris Carter, VP North America channels, FireEye. "They are looking for protection beyond legacy and next-gen AV endpoint vendors and that's exactly what we're offering with FireEye Endpoint Security. Combined with FireEye Helix, FireEye offers partners innovative technologies at the endpoint and network, and the capabilities to manage an entire security operation so they have a simpler, more relevant path to revenue as they continue to serve as their customer’s trusted advisor."
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About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 5,800 customers across 67 countries, including more than 40 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements related to the expectations, beliefs, features, capabilities, benefits and availability of new cloud and virtual form factors and upgrades for FireEye Endpoint Security. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions which, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause the performance of FireEye Endpoint Security and FireEye's results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties that could cause FireEye’s results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include customer demand and adoption of FireEye's solutions; real or perceived defects, errors or vulnerabilities in FireEye's products or services; the ability of FireEye to retain and recruit highly experienced and qualified personnel; FireEye's ability to react to trends and challenges in its business and the markets in which it operates; FireEye's ability to anticipate market needs or develop and deliver new or enhanced products and services to meet those needs; the ability of FireEye and its partners to execute their strategies, plans, objectives and expected investments with respect to FireEye's partnerships; and general market, political, economic, and business conditions; as well as those risks and uncertainties included under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations," in FireEye's Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 4, 2017, which is available on the Investor Relations section of the company's website at investors.FireEye.com and on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to the company as of the date hereof, and FireEye does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made. Any future product, service, feature, benefit or related specification that may be referenced in this release is for information purposes only and is not a commitment to deliver any technology or enhancement. FireEye reserves the right to modify future product and services plans at any time.
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