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BlackBerry Acquires Cylance: Top Cybersecurity Partner Infogressive Reacts

When BlackBerry confirmed the Cylance buyout for $1.4 billion earlier today, MSSP Alert reached out to top Cylance partner Infogressive for some perspectives.

In an MSSP Alert video, Infogressive CEO Justin Kallhoff explains why he aligned his Master MSSP business with Cylance, and how he hopes BlackBerry will manage the endpoint security software business going forward.

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Background: Cylance will operate as a separate business unit within BlackBerry — which suggests Cylance’s partner program and various MSSP and MSP relationships will remain intact, MSSP Alert believes. The deal, announced this morning, is expected to close by February 2019.

Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.