inq. announces strategic partnership with Elastic to strengthen cybersecurity in Africa
Pan-African cloud-based digital service provider inq. has announced that they are now a strategic managed security services partner of Elastic, the data management solutions and services company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack.
The aim of the partnership is to meet the increasing need for cybersecurity solutions in Africa and provide customers with security for connectivity and application tools to minimise their risk.
“inq. has benefited immensely from implementing Elastic’s security solutions across all of our operations in seven countries. We now want to enable our customers with the same tools to provide them with visibility across their networks, servers, security and advance their threat detection. We are confident inq. will add key value to our customers through Elastic and help our customers accelerate their digital business models.” – Andile Ngcaba, Executive Chairman of inq.
Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale for enterprise search, observability, and security. Elastic’s solutions are built on a single free and open technology stack that can be deployed anywhere to instantly find actionable insights from any type of data; from finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats.
“inq. is a leading digital service provider in Africa, and we are delighted to partner with them to help strengthen customers’ cybersecurity. inq’s deep understanding and connections within the African market combined with Elastic’s technology will enable inq. to provide customers with new and better innovations for managing cybersecurity for complex environments, and scale faster in their existing markets.” Doug Farber, vice president of global alliances and channels, said.