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Mindtree launches security services to help businesses solidify and execute their security and compliance strategies

The new service relieves customers of the burden, challenges and costs associated with running a 24x7 security operation.

Bangalore, India, September 14, 2010: MindTree Limited, a global IT Solutions Company, today announced the launch of its Security Services practice offering expertise in Risk and Compliance, Vulnerability and Threat Management, and Managed Security Services. The new practice is designed to help customers protect against the increasing number of cyber threats, in a cost effective manner leaving them to focus on their core business.

MindTree Security Services practice focuses on mitigating customer business risks and providing practical ways to enhance compliance, control, and effectiveness by offering a full lifecycle of security services including assessment, planning and implementation, monitoring, management and training. In addition, the practice provides actionable intelligence, which can enable early decision-making and bring predictability to customers’ security systems.

“The Security landscape has shifted dramatically within the past decade as cyber threats have increased in volume, complexity and points of origin,” said Ram C Mohan, Senior Vice President and Head of the Infrastructure Management and Technical Support business unit at MindTree. “Therefore, organizations are finding it difficult to manage their security needs internally as the skill set required is hard to find and retain. Further, the cost of maintaining a 24x7 security operation can become prohibitive. We aim to make MindTree the trusted security advisor of our customers by providing a holistic solution to address today’s cyber threats.”

According to independent analyst firm Forrester Research, Inc.’s March 2010 report, Market Overview: Managed Security Services, the global managed security services market is a $4.5 billion industry, and is currently growing faster than any other segment in the security budget. Among the drivers pushing companies to use Managed Security Services Providers are companies’ needs to improve the quality of protection; gain 24x7 support; get better skill sets and competencies; reduce costs and decrease complexity.

Taking a consultative and business-led approach, MindTree offers two key Security Service lines:

  • Professional Security Services (PSS) – The PSS portfolio addresses Risk & Compliance and Vulnerability & Threat Management. These services are highly consultative in nature with a strong focus on business problem resolution.
  • Managed Security Services (MSS) - MSS provide clients the capability of having their security infrastructure continuously monitored and managed remotely.

MindTree’s Security Services practice is part of the company’s Infrastructure Management and Technical Support (IMTS) business unit, offering customers a one stop solution in the areas of Infrastructure Consulting, Managed Infrastructure & Security Services, and Professional Security Services.

Those interested in learning more about MindTree’s Security Services can visit MindTree at the SANS Network Security Conference expo taking place September 21-22 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Editor’s Note:
1. Forrester Research, Inc, Market Overview: Managed Security Services, March 10, 2010, Khalid Kark

About Mindtree

MindTree Ltd. is a global IT Solutions company specializing in IT Services, Independent Testing, Infrastructure Management and Technical Support (IMTS), Knowledge Services and Product Engineering, which comprises of R&D Services, Software Product Engineering and Next In Wireless. MindTree partners with its clients to create a transparent, value-based relationship. Our people build innovative solutions in a wide range of technology domains that enable our customers to succeed in their business goals.

MindTree is ranked 43rd across all industries and 19th amongst IT services companies by The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals in their annual list of the Top 100 Global Outsourcing Companies. Widely known for its focus on human capital development, MindTree has been consistently rated among the most admired employers by several industry surveys, including Great Places To Work Institute, Hewitt Associates and Mercer. MindTree was ranked No. 1 among the Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) India Award winners for the second consecutive year in 2008. MindTree was ranked No. 2 in Asia and declared the overall winner in India in the Asiamoney Corporate Governance Poll 2009. The Company is publicly listed in India. Please visit us at www.mindtree.com

Visit us at www.mindtree.com. For more information, contact:

Debi Senapati
Mindtree
+91 99805 56784
Debi.senapati@mindtree.com

Jay Russo
LVA Communications
860-739-559
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