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22nd January 2020 Issue no. 491
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Mitie announces cyber partnership with Fujitsu
The total security management business of Mitie, the FTSE 250 facilities management company, has announced its partnership with Fujitsu in enterprise cyber security and intelligent building monitoring.
The partnership will allow both parties to promote each other's security products and services in the convergence arena, with Fujitsu bringing its cyber expertise and Mitie its managed security services, intelligent building monitoring, installation and maintenance of security systems and alarm receiving services via its convergence and technology centre, Mitec.
The importance of convergence for organisations will see a developing trend for physical security and IT security to be viewed as one and this partnership highlights the changing drivers in the security industry take a holistic view.
Jason Towse, managing director, Mitie Total Security Management commented: "This partnership is industry leading and will address the direction of our sector. Having been a security specialist solutions provider for many years, we are now moving into the world of enterprise security risk management (ESRM). We are extremely pleased to be associated with such a well-known and respected brand as Fujitsu, and this will only enhance our ability to offer bespoke and integrated solutions for our customers."
Rob Norris, business lead, Enterprise & Cyber Security at Fujitsu added:
"Today security is not just about protecting an organisation from threats outside of the business. It's also about protecting the business from the cyber world and internal threats. Fujitsu is delighted to be working with Mitie to help organisations move to a proactive approach focusing on the integration of threat intelligence and other information sources to provide the context necessary to deal with today's advanced cyber threats."
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