Azure Partner Roundup: Unified cloud offering; Co-sell; Transportation project

November 11 2022

ECI launches unified cloud offering, Salt Security receives IP co-sell agreement, and Luzerne County Transportation Authority uses Azure for rider experience.

ECI launches unified cloud offering

ECI, a provider of public cloud and cybersecurity managed services, announced the launch of a new unified cloud solution for Microsoft Modern Workplace solutions. The company also announced a new status as a Solutions Partner for Modern Work.

The offering provides integrated support for Microsoft 365 and services like Teams, managed cloud support for Azure with ECI data protection, and ways for customers to shift to hybrid work.

“The nature of work has changed. Employees expect the flexibility to work securely from anywhere and have the tools necessary to enhance the quality and effectiveness of their work experience. Microsoft Modern Workplace solutions helps companies transform operations to meet the standards of today’s workforce by enabling more seamless communication and collaboration, regardless of where work is done,” stated Ben Summers, director, Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 Platform Marketing.

Salt Security receives IP co-sell agreement

Salt Security, a California-based API security company, announced that it is now Azure IP Co-Sell ready with Microsoft. As a result, the company anticipates that its API Protection Platform will become more visible and more globally deployable through Azure.

Salt shared a recent API security report that found a 117 percent growth in malicious API traffic over the past year. Salt’s platform can be used to protect runtime and improve API security posture, according to the company. The offering correlates user activity to spot malicious activity.

“Salt empowers organizations to drive digital transformation and business innovation initiatives with the confidence that their critical data and services are protected with the industry-leading API security platform," stated Gilad Barzilay, head of business development at Salt Security.  

Luzerne County Transportation Authority uses Azure for rider experience

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