Together, Cisco and Sentryo will be able to deliver an
edge-optimized platform with enhanced security, deeper network and asset visibility, and improved flexibility.
Enabling organizations to securely capture the benefits of IoT with visibility, scale and flexibilityRead announcement
SAN JOSE, Calif. – On June 6, 2019, Cisco announced its intent to acquire Sentryo, a Lyon, France-based Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity company that provides asset visibility and security solutions for industrial control systems (ICS) networks.
The Internet of Things delivers potential for increased operational productivity, deep intelligence, and additional revenue creation. Each company has its own IoT requirements and needs infrastructure that will grow and adapt with their business. Many IoT projects struggle because they cannot scale to production and organizations are challenged to manage and secure a rapidly growing infrastructure. The combination of Cisco network architecture and Sentryo capabilities will help companies capture IoT benefits, automate management of networks at scale, achieve new levels of flexibility, and better protect their assets and data.
In January 2019, Cisco launched the industry’s first integrated network architecture that extends intent-based networking capabilities to the IoT edge to deliver unmatched scale, flexibility and security for IoT environments. With Sentryo technology, Cisco enhances security with unparalleled device visibility in OT environments. This provides control systems engineers deeper visibility into assets to simultaneously optimize and secure their industrial networks.
Acquisitions continue to be a core part of our growth strategy and help Cisco accelerate the pace of innovation across our entire networking, security, and IoT portfolio.
Q: Can you explain Sentryo’s offering?
Q: What product gaps did Cisco try to address with this acquisition?
Q: Was Cisco previously working with Sentryo prior to the acquisition announcement and if so, in what capacity?
Q: How might this acquisition impact current Sentryo customers?
Sentryo Customers and Partners:
If you are an existing customer or partner of Sentryo and have questions about your product or service, please continue to contact your existing Sentryo sales representative.
Cisco Customers and Partners:
If you are an existing customer or partner of Cisco and have questions about your product or services, please continue to contact your existing Cisco sales representative.
Cisco is dedicated to your success and profitability. We will maintain business continuity while making significant investments to bring next-generation IoT solutions to market.
Between now and when the acquisition closes, Cisco and Sentryo will continue to operate as separate companies. Existing Sentryo Partners should continue to contact their Sentryo representative. Existing Cisco Partners should continue to contact their Cisco Partner Account Manager (PAM).
Sentryo customers should continue to use the existing process for support on installed Sentryo products. Cisco will notify you in advance of any change to the support process.
Cisco customers should continue to use the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) for technical support on Cisco products. For more information about opening a technical support case and for regional TAC telephone numbers, refer to Cisco Worldwide Support Contacts.