FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Prelert, the leading provider of machine learning anomaly detection, and Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced a partnership to integrate Prelert’s machine learning analytics into Blue Coat’s portfolio of security solutions. With the Prelert solution, Blue Coat can further enhance its advanced threat protection offering with analytics designed to automatically distinguish normal and abnormal behaviors essential to identifying today’s advanced threats.
“Prelert’s machine learning anomaly detection provides organizations with early detection and rapid response,” said Steven Schoenfeld, senior vice president, product at Blue Coat Systems. “Their advanced analytics will complement our existing capabilities, offering our customers stronger protection against the business impact of cyber threats.”
Prelert’s Anomaly Detective engine uses advanced analytics based on unsupervised machine learning to process and cross-correlate millions of data points in real-time, automatically learning normal behavior patterns and identifying statistical outliers that may indicate successful breaches or data exfiltrations. With an open API, Prelert gives enterprise application developers, cloud service providers and technology vendors, like Blue Coat, the ability to utilize its machine learning engine in their products and environments.
“The security market is becoming increasingly aware of the need for advanced analytics and we’re seeing this revelation firsthand through growing enterprise sales and increasing vendor interest,” said Mark Jaffe, Prelert’s CEO. “Blue Coat’s decision to integrate Prelert’s machine learning anomaly detection is yet another testament to our market-leading technology.”
About Blue Coat Systems:
Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and resolving security breaches. Blue Coat is the global market leader in securing connection to the web and counts nearly 80 percent of the Global Fortune 500 as its customers. For additional information, please visit www.bluecoat.com.
Prelert is the leading provider of machine learning anomaly detection for IT security and operations teams. By using automation and machine intelligence to eliminate manual effort and human error, the company’s software finds security breaches and service disruptions that legacy tools miss. Hundreds of progressive IT organizations rely on Prelert’s advanced analytics to automatically mine huge volumes of IT data in real time, enabling them to identify security threats and performance issues before they impact business. For more information, please visit www.prelert.com or follow @Prelert.