eSentire and Kterio form eco-system partnership

September 8, 2023

eSentire and Kterio form ecosystem partnership for healthcare, industrial and commercial real estate sectors.

eSentire, a provider of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services, and Kterio, a company which develops smart building operating systems, have formed an ecosystem partnership for the healthcare, industrial and commercial real estate sectors.

ESentire and Kterio partnership creates a full risk picture

Together, eSentire and Kterio will evaluate customer risks across traditional threat vectors and the building infrastructures supporting sustainability initiatives, building management, and operations.

Kterio has developed a smart building operating system, Kterio OS. By harnessing the power of integrated data, Kterio uses machine learning and artificial Intelligence to deliver portfolio-level, site-level, and equipment-level reporting, benchmarking, and asset visualisation.  Kterio customers are said to realise savings in reduced energy consumption, fewer maintenance calls, and AI-enabled capital-expense optimisation. 

eSentire is a global provider of Exposure Management, Managed Detection and Response and Incident Response services. By combining its open XDR platform technology, 24/7 threat hunting, generative AI expertise and proven security operations leadership, eSentire helps organisations anticipate, withstand, and recover from cyberattacks.

“Clients and ecosystem partners are seeking solutions, which coalesce cybersecurity controls with building asset controls, to form a complete risk picture,” said Bob Layton, Chief Channel Officer, eSentire.

“Organisations will also see operational efficiency and cyber resilience gains through this unification. Our healthcare and industrial clients are solving for this now and bringing eSentire to the table to deliver the security operations expertise needed. This partnership with Kterio is integral in furthering the visibility and control we can deliver across IoT environments.” 

Kterio and eSentire’s ecosystem partnership will first explore joint service offerings to mutual customers while creating new paths to enhance cyber resilience and improve attack surface visibility across operational controls.

Larry Yogel, Chairman and CEO, Kterio said: “We are delighted to form this new ecosystem partnership with eSentire.  Our clients, around the world, are solving operational controls and efficiencies utilising Kterio OS ML/AI tools right now.  They’re asking us for cybersecurity solutions that tie into the Kterio data science and enterprise-class service portfolio.  eSentire’s proven leadership position in cybersecurity and their investment in AI and LLMs make for a natural ecosystem partnership.

“Kterio is a disruptor in a legacy industry, and we see a shared vision with eSentire,” Yogel added.

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