Logicalis joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA)

Monday 4th October 2021, London – Logicalis, an international IT solutions and managed service provider, has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA).

MISA is an ecosystem of independent software vendors and managed security service providers that have integrated their security solutions to better defend against a world of increasing threats. MISA members are experts from across the cybersecurity industry with the shared goal of improving customer security. Each new member brings valuable expertise, making the association more effective as it expands.

Mick McNeil, VP of Business Development at Logicalis, commented, “It is an honour to have joined MISA. It highlights our dedication and commitment, to expanding and developing security solutions that provide customers with the best possible protection against an evolving threat landscape.

“We are excited to share our own valuable expertise with other MISA members and integrate more deeply with Microsoft’s security solutions to provide the best possible solutions and services to our customers.

“As businesses continue to evolve their operations in an ever more digital world, they need to adopt a scalable security foundation. We are dedicated to ensuring that our customers are able to leverage the full power of Microsoft Azure, products and solutions to establish and maintain optimal productivity and security.”

Using the power of Azure Sentinel, Logicalis’ Managed Security Service offering provides customers with a clear, centralised interface to view and manage the multiple functions of security across their technology environment. Able to quickly identify risks, Logicalis’ offering learns and actively prevents security threats by protecting businesses with AI enabled Security Incident and Event Management and Security Orchestration Automated Response capabilities. Benefitting from a cloud-based solution, 24x7x365 support across four global security operation centres and advanced EDR at the Endpoint, customers have the peace of mind of a reliable service that is continual updated and proactively managed.

“The Microsoft Intelligent Security Association has grown into a vibrant ecosystem comprised of the most reliable and trusted security software vendors across the globe. Our members, like Logicalis, share Microsoft’s commitment to collaboration within the cybersecurity community to improve our customers’ ability to predict, detect, and respond to security threats faster,” said Maria Thomson, Microsoft Intelligent Security Association Lead.

Logicalis continues to invest in security skills, solution development and advanced accreditations to provide customers with the highest level of protection. Building on their expanding security portfolio Logicalis is close to completing their Threat Protection Advanced specialisation. 

About Logicalis: Logicalis is an international solutions provider of digital services currently accelerating the digital transformation of its 10,000 customers around the world.

Through a globally connected network of specialist hubs, sector-leading experts (in education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, professional services, retail and telecommunications) and strategic partnerships (including Cisco, Microsoft, HPE, IBM, NetApp, Oracle, ServiceNow, and VMware), Logicalis has more than 6,500 employees focused on understanding customer priorities and enhancing their experience.

As Architects of Change, Logicalis’ focus is to design, support, and execute customers’ digital transformation by bringing together their vision with its technological expertise and industry insights. The company, through its deep knowledge in key IT industry drivers such as Security, Cloud, Data Management and IoT, can address customer priorities such as revenue and business growth, operational efficiency, innovation, risk and compliance, data governance and sustainability.

The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of $1.5 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Africa. It is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of over $4.1 billion