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Strategic Partnership Between Pax8, CrowdStrike Advances Cybersecurity for MSPs

CrowdStrike keeps customers ahead of an expanding threat environment by delivering AI-powered protection, officials said.

Claudia Adrien

June 1, 2023

2 Min Read
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Cloud commerce marketplace provider Pax8 is teaming up with cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike for a strategic partnership that gives MSPs access to bundled product offerings of the CrowdStrike Falcon platform, available directly from the Pax8 Marketplace. The companies are committed to empowering MSPs to mitigate cyber risk for the businesses they serve. The aim is to ensure enhanced protection in today’s evolving threat landscape.

John Street is CEO at Pax8. He said that the collaboration will bring together two powerhouses in the security and IT industry to deliver cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions in the channel.

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Pax8’s John Street

“As the cybersecurity landscape becomes increasingly complex, Pax8 realizes the continuous demand of our partners for top-tier security solutions that can be seamlessly integrated into their cloud offerings,” Street said. “By teaming up with CrowdStrike, MSPs will stay ahead of evolving threats, delivering exceptional value to their customers through the market’s leading XDR platform.”

Pax8 and CrowdStrike have a shared appreciation for the critical role MSPs play in protecting businesses of all sizes, officials said. They help IT and security teams close the skills gap to take on modern adversaries, according to George Kurtz, CrowdStrike’s CEO and co-founder.

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CrowdStrike’s George Kurtz

“This partnership brings the unparalleled capabilities of the CrowdStrike Falcon platform to the leading cloud marketplace for MSPs,” Kurtz said. “MSPs will be able to instantly deploy CrowdStrike – without a reboot – and take advantage of consolidated billing and provisioning automation. Pax8 and CrowdStrike are uniquely positioned to empower MSPs to support their customer’s cybersecurity journeys from device to identity to cloud to data and beyond with the same cutting-edge XDR technology selected by the world’s leading and largest enterprises.”

Company officials said the CrowdStrike Falcon platform has emerged as the defining XDR ecosystem of the cybersecurity industry. With CrowdStrike, partners can keep customers ahead of an expanding threat environment by delivering AI-powered protection across endpoint, cloud, identity and data from a unified, modern XDR platform.

“The partnership between Pax8 and CrowdStrike unlocks the synergistic potential of our innovative cloud marketplace and CrowdStrike’s exceptional cybersecurity solutions,” Street said. “With our combined strengths, we are well-positioned to drive advancements and provide unparalleled value in the realm of cybersecurity within the channel. The palpable excitement surrounding this partnership reflects the shared anticipation of the opportunities it will bring to both companies.”

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Claudia Adrien

Claudia Adrien is a reporter for Channel Futures where she covers breaking news. Prior to Informa, she wrote about biosecurity and infectious disease for a national publication. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of Florida and resides in Tampa.

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