StarLink Becomes Distributor for Darktrace in Middle East and Turkey

Enterprise Immune System Provides Fundamental Innovation for Cyber Defense and Insider Threat Detection

Sunday, January 24 , 2016 - Dubai, UAE - StarLink, the region's trusted security-specialized "True" Value-Added-Distributor (VAD), has today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Darktrace, a world leader in Enterprise Immune System technology for cyber security. StarLink will sell, install and support Darktrace products through its extensive network of Channel Partners to enterprise and government organizations throughout the Middle East and Turkey regions.
Named 'Best Security Company of the Year' in the Info Security Products Guide 2015, Darktrace is one of the world's fastest-growing cyber threat defense companies. Its unique Enterprise Immune System, powered by advanced mathematics and machine learning developed at the University of Cambridge, marks a new era of self-learning cyber defense by detecting advanced external and insider threats within computer networks, in real time. Darktrace's Enterprise Immune System proactively learns 'normal' behavior of every device, user and network, and can identify subtle changes across the entire organization, without requiring prior knowledge or rules.

"The Enterprise Immune System is rapidly gaining traction as the leading solution for proactive cyber-threat detection and networking visibility across the world," said Nicole Eagan, CEO, Darktrace. "We are delighted to be working with Starlink to accelerate adoption of our self-learning technology in the Middle East and Turkey."

"Darktrace's Enterprise Immune System is a unique cyber intelligence platform and we are excited to take it to our partners and customers across the region. The ability to self-learn the behavior of every device, user and network to stay ahead of external and insider attacks is truly cutting-edge." said Avinash Advani, VP Business Strategy at StarLink. "We believe that using machine learning for anomaly detection is the future of next-generation threat protection and Darktrace is at the forefront of that revolution."

About Darktrace

Named 'Technology Pioneer' by the World Economic Forum, Darktrace is one of the world's leading cyber threat defense companies. Its Enterprise Immune System technology detects previously unidentified threats in real time, powered by machine learning and mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge, which analyze the behavior of every device, user and network within an organization. Some of the world's largest corporations rely on Darktrace's self-learning appliance in sectors including energy and utilities, financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and transportation. The company was founded in 2013 by leading machine learning specialists and government intelligence experts, and is headquartered in Cambridge, UK and San Francisco, including offices in Auckland, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Mumbai, New York, Paris, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington D.C.