The strategic partnership will leverage Open Cloud Factory Technology to simplify cybersecurity threats.
Madrid, Spain, February 10, 2021: – UST, a leading digital transformation solutions company, and Open Cloud Factory, a leading European security solutions manufacturer, announced a strategic partnership to expand digital transformation and security services, mainly focusing on the health sector.
The alliance comes at a time when cyber threats and new technological challenges are affecting all sectors, companies, and organizations. With technology playing an increasingly critical role in the changing business, the two companies bring together deep business and technology strategy skills to help support customers through successful transformations.
Commenting on the partnership, Albert Estrada, CEO and Founder of Open Cloud Factory, said, “Working with customers to tackle varied challenges has made highly specialized manufacturer in various sectors. We realize that the healthcare sector is a key vertical witnessing constant change and innovation, with a large amount of sensitive information. Our technology will help increase the security of the network of clients in the healthcare sector. This will ensure that daily operations and company reputation remain intact while preserving the information of health workers, patients, and their families.”
Open Cloud Factory had recently received the “Cybersecurity Made in Europe” seal by ECSO, the highest European cybersecurity institution. The company has also been listed in Gartner’s Market Guide for Operational Technology Security, which lists the most relevant OT-related manufacturers in the market.
“Our contribution to the security of the IT/OT network has been a focal point of this alliance. Our technology ensures visibility, control, and compliance in sectors like healthcare, with a large number of medical devices and sophisticated equipment,” added A. Estrada.
Javier López, Director for Healthcare practice for UST Spain & Latin America, said, “In recent years, the healthcare sector has been one of the main attack targets for cybercriminals. We find the whole range of possibilities offered by Open Cloud Factory solutions interesting, especially because, like us, they feel they have a duty to protect our industry more than ever. In this regard, we are committed to helping the Spanish and Latin American markets with solutions capable of responding to the growing needs of the sector.”
Manel Alvarez, Country Manager of CyberProof Spain, described the next steps of this alliance. “We will provide advanced cybersecurity services to our clients. Cyberproof, a UST company, will help clients build and operate a next-generation, cloud-native cyber defense.”
CyberProof believes cybersecurity is a journey that requires innovation, agility, and transparency with the goal to detect and quickly and efficiently mitigate the impact of a cyber-attack on the business and their customers. The partnership will focus on the myriad challenges in the healthcare sector, specifically the security gaps.
Read this article on UST’s website: https://www.ust.com/en/who-we-are/ust-newsroom/ust-spain-and-open-cloud-factory-partner-to-reinforce-leadership-position-in-the-health-sector
About Open Cloud Factory
Open Cloud Factory is a European cybersecurity vendor of software solutions whose main objective is to increase the security of the companies’ network with a holistic IT / OT approach. Validated by international market recognition, the company stands out for the modularity and adaptability that it and its solutions offer clients of different sizes and sectors. For more information, see: www.opencloudfactory.com
For more than 22 years, UST has worked side by side with the world’s best companies to make a real impact through transformation. Powered by technology, inspired by people, and led by our purpose, we partner with our clients from design to operation. We identify their core challenges and craft disruptive solutions that bring their vision to life through our agile approach. With deep domain expertise and a future-proof philosophy, we embed innovation and agility into our clients’ organizations—delivering measurable value and lasting change across industries and worldwide. Together, with over 29,000 employees in 30 countries, we build for boundless impact—touching billions of lives in the process. Visit us at ust.com.
CyberProof is a cybersecurity platform and services innovator that is dedicated to helping companies use information technology to solve business problems without the fear of cyber-attacks. To achieve this, we combine our expert talent and SeeMo, our virtual analyst, with the power of strategic partnerships, visionary clients and academia. Our enterprise-scale approach allows us to effectively anticipate, adapt, and respond to cyber threats in an increasingly connected world while reducing complexity, and provide our customers with unmatched adaptability, transparency, and control. For more information, see: www.cyberproof.com
Elisabet Fernández Cerro
Marketing Manager / Open Cloud Factory