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Press Release: PaloAlto Networks Partnership



Fulcrum Technology Solutions Achieves Palo Alto Networks Cortex eXtended Managed Detection and Response (XMDR)Specialization


Combines Palo Alto Networks leading Cortex XDR solution with Fulcrum Technology Solutions’ managed services — empowering customers’ security operations


Houston, TX – July 12, 2022 Fulcrum Technology Solutions (FTSC), a leader in systems integration, today announced it has become a Palo Alto Networks Cortex® XMDR Specialization partner. Fulcrum Technology Solutions joins a select group of channel partners who have earned this distinction through operational capabilities and fulfillment of business requirements and completion of technical, sales enablement, and specialization examinations. The Cortex XMDR Specialization will enable Fulcrum Technology Solutions to combine the power of the best-in-class Cortex XDR®detection and response solution with their managed services offerings — helping customers worldwide streamline security operations center (SOC) operations and quickly mitigate cyberthreats.


“Palo Alto Networks next-generation security technologies and services help us deliver more secure environments and greater responsiveness for our clients. We are a firm believer in the value this brings to our clients and have dedicated a significant portion of our engineering resources towards ensuring we have the most technically advanced team to support these technologies,” said Josh Tatum, chief technology officer at Fulcrum.


“Organizations need effective detection and response across the network, endpoint, and cloud but managing today’s threats effectively is a massive undertaking,” said Tom Barsi, vice president Cortex Ecosystems at Palo Alto Networks. “Fulcrum Technology Solutions’ commitment to attain the Cortex XMDR Specialization will give their managed security services customers peace of mind that the services they are choosing will mitigate security gaps and relieve the day-to-day burden of security operations for customers with 24/7 coverage.”


"We are excited to announce that Fulcrum has recently achieved the extremely exclusive Cortex XMDR Specialization status from Palo Alto Networks,” said Randle Moore, Chief Strategy Officer at Fulcrum Technology Solutions. “ Combining Fulcrum's incredible managed services SOC, SIEM, and SOAR capabilities with the best-in-class power of Cortex XDR will greatly help address the burden of our customer's security operations with 24/7 coverage.”

To achieve Specialization status, Palo Alto Networks partner organizations must have Cortex XDR-certified SOC analysts/threat hunters on staff and available 24/7. Partners seeking this XMDR Specialization distinction must also complete both technical and sales enablement and specialization examinations. Cortex XMDR Specialization partners combine experienced analysts, mature operational processes, and proven customer support with Palo Alto Networks market-leading security products, enabling them to provide customers comprehensive visibility, detection, and response across network, endpoint, and cloud assets, combined with best-in-class threat prevention and in-depth security expertise.


To learn more about Fulcrum Technology Solutions, visit: https://www.ftsc.com/


Fulcrum exists to solve critical business problems shoulder to shoulder with our customers. In the pursuit of that goal, 2/3 of our company are engineers, but 100% of us are problem solvers. Whether we are tackling Security, Infrastructure, Cloud, or Big Data, our team won't stop until we finish the job! Our word defines us, and motivates us to give our customers the service that they deserve!










Media Contact:

Heather Gisin Fulcrum Technology Solutions

832-428-0667

hgisin@ftsc.com


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