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Castra Takes Home Two Industry Accolades in Seven Months

Posted Apr 29, 2021

MSSP Partner of the Year for the Americas and Best Managed Security Service Finalist

DURHAM, N.C. – Castra is pleased to announce it has been awarded "MSSP Partner of the Year for the Americas" by Exabeam and a "Best Managed Security Service Finalist" by SC Media. Both awards come to the organization during a time of rapid growth, and the Castra team is honored to accept both of these accolades.

Exabeam, the security analytics and automation company, delivered its first annual awards to global industry partners who are leading the way in support, dedication, and innovation.

Castra's MSSP Partner of the Year award recognizes its excellence as a managed security service provider (MSSP) who understands modern security challenges and offers first-class support at every step of the customer journey. Key award criteria included annual sales, support for growing market reach, exceeding enablement and training goals, innovative offerings, and providing exceptional value to joint customers.

"Exabeam is extremely pleased to recognize Castra Managed Services with our North American MSSP Partner of the Year Award," said Ted Plumis, Vice President of Channels, Business, and Corporate Development for Exabeam. "Castra has been instrumental in providing Exabeam customers with a highly capable 24x7 SOC as a service to help them augment their internal teams to detect, investigate, and respond to incidents and the sophisticated threats they face daily. Congratulations to the entire Castra team!"

Tony Simone, Co-Founder of Castra, commented that "Castra recognized over three years ago that Exabeam was the market leader for all of the right reasons, and we went all-in with our portfolio and our SOC team. The analytics are second to none, which is why we adopted them for ourselves and our clients."

The finalists in the "Best Managed Security Service" category for SC Media is recognized for a turnkey approach to primary technical security, whether for co-located devices at the client organization or completely outsourced solutions. As a finalist, Castra joins the ranks of top industry leaders who are working to help organizations establish a strong security and compliance posture.

SC Media is known across the industry for providing expert guidance and insight to help address continually evolving information security challenges. The designation recognizes Castra's excellence in comprehensively addressing the security needs of diverse environments, including small and medium-sized businesses that need expertise and the resources to properly monitor systems and networks.

"Castra is grateful and humbled by each of these awards," stated Castra Co-Founder Grant Leonard. "We have had immense success with Exabeam and look forward to helping our clients leverage best in breed machine learning and orchestrated response as we strengthen clients' internal security programs and improve their security posture. We are also honored to be named by SC Magazine amongst other trusted and established industry leaders."

About Castra

Castra is a Managed Security business. We work with Fortune 50/Global 2,000 organizations as well as SMB’s and everything in between. We have worked with thousands of Healthcare, Financial, Retail, Technology, and Government organizations on a variety of projects that range from tailored consulting to 24x7 Managed Services.