Corero Network Security forms strategic global partnership with Akamai Technologies

LONDON, UK: Corero Network Security plc (AIM: CNS) and Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) have entered into a global partnership agreement with Akamai now offering Corero on-premises DDoS protection to extend Akamai Prolexic, Akamai’s own comprehensive portfolio of DDoS security solutions.

Akamai Prolexic On-Prem (powered by Corero) will offer customers flexible, automatic DDoS protection in their own networks, datacenters and self-hosted environments using Corero’s SmartWall ONE DDoS protection solutions. Akamai Prolexic Hybrid will combine on-premises DDoS protection from Corero with Akamai Prolexic cloud DDoS defense into a comprehensive hybrid DDoS protection solution.

Both companies plan to deepen the collaboration further to provide industry-leading infrastructure security solutions by extending seamless cloud signaling, automation, and threat intelligence reporting.

This partnership will expand Corero’s routes to market and deliver incremental revenue growth opportunities for Corero.

Ashley Stephenson, Chief Technology Officer, commented: “This global partnership, with a recognised industry leader, to extend the Akamai Prolexic security offering with on-premises DDoS protection powered by Corero, is a significant endorsement of our SmartWall ONE product family and will strategically expand Corero’s presence in the market.

“The combination of Corero and Akamai’s highly complementary technologies for on-premises and cloud DDoS defense will deliver a best-in-class hybrid DDoS protection solution to meet the evolving needs of customers to provide effective protection from one of the most prevalent forms of cyberattacks.”

Lionel Chmilewsky appointed CEO of Corero Network Security

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