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Rapid7 appoints TruVisor to boost cybersecurity in ASEAN & India
Thu, 9th Nov 2023

Extended risk and threat detection firm Rapid7, has announced the appointment of TruVisor as its exclusive distributor for ASEAN and India. The aim of this strategic partnership is to bolster cybersecurity provisions and drive product expansion in these key markets. Both of these regions currently prioritise investment in SecOps to upscale their cybersecurity posture.

The cybersecurity market in ASEAN and India is projected to reach revenues of US $3.95 billion and $3.97 billion, respectively, by 2023. Collaborating with TruVisor, a distributor well-known for its track record in demand generation, fits in with Rapid7's key strategic priorities in the region.

Denis Donnelly, Regional Director (ASEAN and SAARC) at Rapid7, remarked on the evolving complexity of the cybersecurity threat landscape. He stated: “As...threat actors and attack methods increase, many more organisations are prioritising investments in their cybersecurity solutions to mitigate risk and improve their overall posture.”

Donnelly expressed delight in welcoming TruVisor as their exclusive distributor in ASEAN and India. He praised TruVisor for its dedication to customer success and its established relationships with the extended partner community.

Reflecting on the partnership, Jonathan Juay, Executive Director at TruVisor, said, "Rapid7's cybersecurity solutions enrich TruVisor’s cybersecurity solutions portfolio, effectively addressing the challenges...This partnership immediately bolsters our customers' security posture and empowers organisations throughout the region." He added that TruVisor is now in a unique position to introduce Rapid7's world-class offerings to their clients.

Anita Moorhouse, Channel Director APJ at Rapid7, stated that the collaboration will highlight the important role of Rapid7's proactive Managed Detection and Response (MDR) offering and comprehensive exposure management solution in defending against complex cyber threats. She said, “TruVisor and Rapid7’s refreshed go to market strategy provides strategic resellers...with a powerful and comprehensive security platform."

Underlining the importance of the Asian markets, she continued, “ASEAN and India are both important and diverse markets...Together with TruVisor, we can help organisations operationalise the management of cyber risks and threats, ensuring their investments are focused on early detection and response capabilities.” The ASEAN group includes Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia as key sites of action under this partnership.