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Avanade Named as a Microsoft Global Partner for Microsoft Security Services for Enterprise

Collaboration will deliver next generation solutions to help clients protect against and limit the impact of security incidents through continuous, 24/7 monitoring.

SEATTLE—May 13, 2022

Avanade has been named by Microsoft Industry Solutions as a Managed Extended Detection and Response (MXDR) partner supporting the Microsoft Security Services for Enterprise offering. The collaboration will enable Avanade to deliver next generation security solutions to clients, further increasing the level of protection it provides to organizations around the world against new and emerging threats.

As one of Microsoft Security Services for Enterprises’ cornerstone capabilities, the purpose is to provide continuous security monitoring, detection and response with rapid identification, while limiting the impact of security incidents to clients. These capabilities will be focused on remote 24/7 threat monitoring, detection, and targeted response activities.

“With so much focus on next generation security monitoring services and threat detection platforms rising in the market, we are delighted to be partnering with Microsoft Industry Solutions on the MXDR framework,” says Avanade Cybersecurity lead, Rajiv Sagar. “Across the globe, geo-political events, the shift to hybrid and remote work, combined with increasingly sophisticated attacks, are making security a top priority for organizations. We make a genuine human impact for our clients by helping them protect the trust of everyone that they serve, at a time when building resilience against cyber threats has never been more critical.”

"Microsoft Security‘s mission is to help make our customers globally across industries, products and plants secure so customers can thrive. We also partner and power the best security service companies to protect their customers, and Avanade is a good example of this. We look forward to working with Avanade and others to secure customers of all sizes." says Kelly Bissell, Corporate Vice President, Security Solutions at Microsoft Corp.

Avanade has been working closely with Microsoft Industry Solutions over the last year to develop Microsoft’s advanced cybersecurity capabilities. These include automated remediation and predictive threat intelligence using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning paired with Avanade’s industry leading experience detecting and remediating threats predictably and consistently, coupled with advanced Security Operation Center (SOC) services that help clients build resilience as they prepare for continual change.

About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers.

We have been jointly recognized with our parent company, Accenture, as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfill their potential.

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

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Avanade Named as a Microsoft Global Partner for Microsoft Security Services for Enterprise

Collaboration will deliver next generation solutions to help clients protect against and limit the impact of security incidents through continuous, 24/7 monitoring.

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