KuppingerCole Analysts AG, a leading global analyst firm specializing in cybersecurity, has positioned Tata Communications as a product leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Services in its 2023 Leadership Compass report. This recognition highlights the company’s comprehensive offering that spans across the entire threat lifecycle including detection, analysis and response.
The report has extensively evaluated the functional capabilities, market presence and innovation quotient of seventeen global MDR service providers to identify the best-performing vendors in each of the categories well as the overall leadership.
Tata Communications' exceptional functional capabilities powered by its engineering and intellectual property, combined with seamless integration with 55+ Tier 1 OEMs has helped acquire this recognition as among the best of breeds in providing detection and response services across complex business IT environments.
“KuppingerCole identified Tata Communications as a Product Leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Services due to its simple licensing model, strong focus on interoperability with a wide range of third-party security products, flexible deployment options available to suit customer requirements, and strong MDR coverage of cloud computing environments as well as a good range of detection and response capabilities. The Tata Communications MDR service is suitable for organizations of all sizes, particularly those with specific regulatory compliance requirements such as those in financial services, healthcare, and auto manufacturing, who are looking for a wide ranging MDR capability that is easy to use, has a high degree of interoperability for ROI purposes, has a good range of insider threat detection, and has strong support for cloud computing”, says Warwick Ashford, Senior Analyst at KuppingerCole.
With our cutting-edge cloud-based MDR platform, we are uniquely positioned to detect, mitigate, and prevent security breaches across the entirety of the customer IT stack. Our advanced detection capabilities include automated and manual threat hunting and Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) based on MITRE ATT&CK framework which utilizes curated data from endpoints, networks, identities, and disparate threat intelligence sources to thwart possible threats. The home-grown SOAR enables an automation-driven response to the threats that significantly reduces Mean Time to Detect (MTTD) and Mean Time to Respond (MTTR) for organizations.
One of our notable strengths lies in our integration approach, which empowers customers to effortlessly operate within their current environment, eliminating the need for disruptive replacements of existing security systems and ensuring a smooth transition with maximum utilization of their infrastructure. Additionally, faster onboarding of existing customer infrastructure within 15 days accelerates the SOC deployment ensuring quick value realization from their security investments.
"Our Managed Detection and Response solutions are supported by exceptional Threat Management capabilities. We have simplified and standardized the implementation process across greenfield and brownfield environments by leveraging an extensive repository of "use cases" which enable rapid customer onboarding within 2 weeks thus ensuring operational readiness at a reasonable pace. By integrating machine learning and automation features, we deliver faster and superior security, minimizing Time to Detect (TTD) and Time to Respond (TTR). Our services empower clients to proactively protect their digital infrastructure, maintaining a competitive edge with unmatched speed, efficiency, and unwavering dedication." Sridhar S, Vice President, Cloud, Hosting and Security, Tata Communications.
In response to the growing demand for end-to-end MDR capabilities across the entire technology stack, we have developed and continually enhance our robust MDR platform. This comprehensive solution integrates endpoints, networks, cloud infrastructure, and various point security products into a unified ecosystem, providing comprehensive security for the entire business IT environment.
"Leadership in Managed Detection and Response is not just about detecting and responding to threats—it's about inspiring a team dedicated to safeguarding our clients' digital landscape through our strong technology platform. Together, we proactively anticipate threats, adapt swiftly, and relentlessly pursue excellence in protecting what matters most. This recognition is a testament to the relentless commitment of our team and the trust our clients place in us to defend their future, today." Srinivasan CR, Executive Vice President, Tata Communications
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