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Hexis Cyber Solutions Takes Aim at UK Channel With Exclusive Networks Partnership

LONDON, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hexis Cyber Solutions(Hexis), a wholly-owned subsidiary of The KEYW Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:KEYW), today announced it has entered into a partnership with Exclusive Networks, a value added distributor of cybersecurity solutions operating across EMEA and into Asia Pacific. The collaboration will meet demand from mid-market and large enterprises that are increasingly pursuing integrated detection and automated response solutions that provide stronger protection against advanced cyber attacks.

“In an evolving threat landscape, the nature of cyber attacks is continuous,” explained Bernard Girbal, vice president of channel, EMEA, Hexis Cyber Solutions. “As a result, threat detection, verification, and response also need to be continuous. Traditional signature-based solutions are no longer enough, which is driving organisations to adopt next generation threat protection solutions. By using an integrated platform to monitor endpoints and the network, it is possible to identify incidents and take action to remove threats in an automated way, before sensitive information is compromised.”

Through the partnership, which will initially commence in the UK, Exclusive Networks will operate as a distributor in the UK region for Hexis Cyber Solutions and will recruit resellers for HawkEye G, Hexis’ flagship cybersecurity solution. HawkEye G integrates behaviour-based detection, threat verification, and flexible, policy-based automated response capabilities.

With Hexis products as the latest additions to Exclusive Networks’ offering from their NewTech division, Hexis will benefit from a significant launch of Hexis products across Exclusive Network’s existing customer base.  This will enable rapid recruitment and training of channel partners, as well as increase targeted resources, altogether ultimately driving high-value market opportunities for Hexis in enterprise security across the UK and EMEA.

“Improved automation, control and visibility are highly pertinent to today’s enterprise security challenges, leading channel partners to seek out robust solutions for complex data environments in an evolving threat landscape,” said Graham Jones, UK country manager at Exclusive Networks.  “We’re in the forefront of margin-rich opportunities that capitalise on disruptive technologies, and look forward to introducing HawkEye G to relevant partners and markets.”

“Exclusive Networks has extremely strong experience in introducing new vendors to the market and developing their presence via initiatives such as Cyber Attack Remediation & Mitigation (CARM),” concluded Girbal. “As an early-stage company with plans to operate a 100 per cent channel model, this is very important to us.  Our approach integrates with the evolution of Exclusive’s entire CARM concept and we’re confident that its significant cybersecurity experience will enable us to achieve scale as the market increasingly looks towards integrated approaches to cyber defence.”

About Hexis Cyber Solutions

Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc. is a team of cyber security experts delivering integrated cyber defence solutions that enable organisations to detect, verify, and respond to cyber threats at machine speeds before they do damage. Hexis’ advanced security solutions use real-time endpoint sensors, network detection, and threat analytics to provide organisations with an integrated platform for cyber defence. Hexis’ solutions deliver improved visibility into endpoint and network activity, threat verification, false positive reduction, and more effective and efficient threat response for organisations of all sizes.

Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW), based in Hanover, Maryland with engineering offices in Columbia, Maryland and San Mateo, California. Hexis’ solutions were developed leveraging KEYW’s expertise in supporting our nation’s cybersecurity missions. For more information contact Hexis Cyber Solutions, 7740 Milestone Parkway, Suite 400, Hanover, Maryland 21076; Phone 443-733-1900; Fax 443-733-1901; Email info@hexiscyber.com; or on the Web at www.hexiscyber.com.

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About KEYW
KEYW provides agile cyber superiority, cybersecurity, and geospatial intelligence solutions for U.S. Government intelligence and defence customers and commercial enterprises. We create our solutions by combining our services and expertise with hardware, software, and proprietary technology to meet our customers’ requirements. For more information contact KEYW Corporation, 7740 Milestone Parkway, Suite 400, Hanover, Maryland 21076; Phone 443-733-1600; Fax 443-733-1601; E-mail investors@keywcorp.com; or on the Web at www.keywcorp.com.

About Exclusive Networks UK
Exclusive Networks UK is a true value added distributor that brings its partners innovative technologies that will expand their security offering and increase margin potential whilst supporting them every step of the way. Through its New Tech division, it offers additional value by developing partners’ business through planning, marketing, training and support services.

The company is a UK arm of Exclusive Group, the value-added services and technologies group with 36 offices across five continents, and presence in over 100 countries, accelerating the growth of disruptive and innovative technologies around the world. For more information visit www.exclusive-networks.co.uk.

About KeyW
KeyW is an innovative national security solutions provider to the Intelligence, Cyber, and Counterterrorism communities. KeyW’s advanced technologies in cyber; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and analytics span the full spectrum of customer missions and enhanced capabilities. The company’s highly skilled workforce solves complex customer challenges such as preventing cyber threats, transforming data to actionable intelligence, and building and deploying sensor packages into any domain. For more information, please visit www.KeyWCorp.com and follow KeyW on Twitter @KeyWCorp.


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