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SARENET FOCUSES ON CYBERSECURITY TRANSVERSAL TO ITS CONNECTIVITY, VOICE AND HOSTING SERVICES
25 Nov, 2022
'- It constitutes the Sarenet Foundation, which has 13 professionals dedicated to R+D+i projects and launches the Security Operation Center (SOC) to monitor customer infrastructures and prevent or stop possible attacks - The company expects to increase its business by 5% in 2022 and its staff by a 10%, up to 113 employees Madrid, Spain - November 22, 2022 - Sarenet (https://www.sarenet.es), the voice and data operator and hosting services for companies, considers the cybersecurity as a priority requirement in the solutions offered to its customers so they can protect their data and ultimately their business. The unstoppable increase in cyber-attacks along with the growing need for connectivity and digitization of the business world, make especially vulnerable to SMEs, which do not have the necessary resources to be able to fend. In this context, the company has launched two important initiatives: the creation of the Sarenet Foundation and the Security Operation Center (SOC). The The Foundation has 13 professionals -which will be 16 at the end of the year- dedicated exclusively to the development of R+D+i projects, especially in the process automation with artificial intelligence (AI). Already in this first year It has involved an investment of more than one million euros and will increase by 10% by 2023. The SOC, for its part, is integrated into the Department of Cybersecurity and Customer Engineering (CIC), which is offered as a service transversal to all the operator's solutions: voice, data and voice services accommodation. Consists of monitoring and surveillance by personnel certificate of the different assets and infrastructure of the clients, which does not have specialized resources or material or human means to protect yourself, and alert to incidents and act proactively in case of being necessary and can even manage some of the assets involved. all of it with the corresponding compliance with different standards such as the Scheme National Security and ISO 27001 regulations. Sarenet, in addition to highly sophisticated solutions for companies that have the necessary cybersecurity resources, it also offers other tools to smaller companies that cannot invest in security in order to defend against possible attacks. As a consequence of this growing demand to avoid risks, the company has recently launched the Fiber Segura+, a complete fiber optic solution to protect networks corporate with a symmetrical high-capacity fiber, 4G backup and cloud firewall. “The continuous changes in the forms of attack and from different fronts obliges us to permanently modify the models and strategies of cybersecurity to be protected”, acknowledges Jon Arberas, CEO of sarnet. To achieve the best cyber defense, the company relies on manufacturers of the first level in the sector, both in the segmentation of the networks, as well as for the access control, the application of AI in the control of network flows or in the advanced endpoint solutions. “We like to feel part of the squad customers' IT so they can focus on their business," concludes Arberas. Growth in all areas Sarenet is optimistic regarding the results expected for 2022, with a estimated growth of 5%, compared to 2021, up to 23.5 million euros, of which approximately 47% comes from outside the Basque Country. The Invoicing of projects related to the CIC area, for its part, will be around 1.3 million euros, of which 45% comes from projects with clients industrial and 20% of the world of retail. For Roberto Beitia, president of Sarenet, "the results we hope to obtain this year are more than acceptable, especially taking into account the current situation, immersed in a great uncertainty. Our idea is to grow at the same rate next year, reinforcing our commitment to providing quality services especially in the world of SMEs. We want to be your strategic partner confidence in everything that has to do with their activity on the network”. It is also worth noting the good functioning of indirect sales, which has currently with a large network of partners including wholesalers, integrators and distributors spread throughout the national geography and that generate close to the 38% of the total business volume. According to Jon Arberas, “we are very satisfied with the activity and business generated by our partners and our intention is to continue expanding the channel, bringing us closer to the world of developers familiar with Big Data and Industrial IoT projects that They use technologies like Kubernetes and containers.” In turn, the company has experienced notable growth in resources human resources, going from 103 employees in 2021 to 113 at the end of the present exercise. Much of this increase in staff has been directed at reinforce the CIC department, with technical profiles in high demand in the today and that require continuous recycling. On the other hand, it has been incorporated a Business Development Director to promote new business plans business, as well as a Ph.D. in mathematics at the Sarenet Foundation for promote the use of AI through the development of algorithms that improve traffic analysis tools to detect any anomaly. With more than 25 years of experience in providing IT services to companies, Sarenet has the widest range of solutions to be able to comprehensively manage all the IT service needs of any organization. SARENET S.A.U. (www.sarenet.es) has established itself nationally as one of the main voice operators and data for the business sector. The company, specialized in providing a comprehensive and high-quality service to companies, offers a global service that ranges from high-speed and reliable connectivity to Data Center services services, including Cloud Computing solutions, equipment and application hosting, private networks, IP telephony solutions, mobile and Virtual Switchboard, professional email, managed cybersecurity solutions and Industrial IoT. Thanks to its wide offer, Sarenet is capable of satisfying all the needs that may arise companies in relation to the Internet, providing a tailor-made service to all those customers who use each time more Internet to improve its management and communications.