CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today announced a distribution agreement with ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a provider of cybersecurity solutions for global enterprises and government organizations.
Arrow will distribute ForeScout’s flagship product, ForeScout CounterACT™—an agentless security appliance that delivers the ability to see and control devices, users, systems and applications attempting to connect to an enterprise network— throughout North America and Europe.
“Arrow Electronics is excited to add ForeScout solutions to our network security offerings,” said Russell Zientek, vice president of sales for Arrow’s Enterprise Computing Solutions business. “ForeScout’s CounterACT platform will offer Arrow customers an easy-to-implement security solution that can resolve security gaps and even remediate issues with little-to-no IT intervention.”
ForeScout CounterACT provides IT organizations with the unique ability to see devices, including nontraditional devices, the instant they connect to the network. CounterACT allows policy-based control of these devices and works with ForeScout ControlFabric™ Architecture to orchestrate information sharing and operation among disparate security tools, allowing enterprises to respond to issues more effectively and better leverage their existing security investments.
“ForeScout is thrilled to leverage Arrow’s distribution and supply chain resources to bring our powerful security platform to even more enterprises and organizations,” said Brant Kennedy, executive vice president of worldwide sales for ForeScout. “This distribution agreement will help IT organizations address the critical need to improve visibility, control and risk mitigation of managed, unmanaged and nontraditional devices.”
About Arrow Electronics
Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries. Learn more at www.arrow.com.
About ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout Technologies, Inc. is transforming security through visibility. ForeScout offers Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations the unique ability to see devices, including non-traditional devices, the instant they connect to the network. Equally important, ForeScout lets you control these devices and orchestrate information sharing and operation among disparate security tools to accelerate incident response. Unlike traditional security alternatives, ForeScout achieves this without requiring software agents or previous device knowledge. The company’s solutions integrate with leading network, security, mobility and IT management products to overcome security silos, automate workflows and enable significant cost savings. As of October 2015, more than 2,000 customers in over 60 countries improve their network security and compliance posture with ForeScout solutions. Learn more at www.forescout.com.