Sysdig Announces Japanese Subsidiary

JANUARY 22, 2020


Company also looks to grow global partner program with relationship with SCSK

SAN FRANCISCO & TOKYO — Jan. 22, 2020 — Sysdig, Inc., the secure DevOps leader, today announced that is has established a Japanese subsidiary, Sysdig Japan GK. Sysdig, a cloud security and monitoring company, enables enterprises to embed security, maximize availability, and validate compliance. On November 11, 2019, SCSK announced a distributor agreement in Japan with Sysdig.

The establishment of Sysdig Japan GK illustrates the Sysdig commitment to the Japanese market. The company will also be investing in local ecosystem partnerships and recruiting resellers across Japan. By adopting a secure DevOps approach, Japanese customers can confidently accelerate their move to containers and Kubernetes.

Sysdig also announced today the closing of its Series E funding for $70M.

Sysdig launched in 2013 and since then the company has released several open source tools, including Falco, a CNCF® Incubating project. The company also offers commercial solutions, including the Sysdig Secure DevOps Platform.

Sysdig is the only security company to support a secure DevOps approach by integrating monitoring and security into a single platform. Cloud teams can embed security, maximize availability, and validate compliance using a single source of truth across development, DevOps, and security teams. The Sysdig platform is open by design, with the scale, performance, and usability enterprises demand. With Sysdig’s context-based monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities, Japanese organizations across industries are able to deliver the performance and availability their users expect.

“The Sysdig Platform is the leading ”Secure DevOps Platform” on the market based on its proven success with customers. Given that Japanese companies have a history of operationalizing innovative new technologies, we are happy to see a growing demand for Sysdig’s product with Red Hat OpenShift across many industries in Japan,” said Noboru Kohno, Corporate Officer of IT Engineering Division at SCSK Corporation.

To celebrate this milestone, Sysdig Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Suresh Vasudevan will be in Japan during the launch week. Suresh will meet with current Sysdig Japanese customers and speak with enterprises embarking on their container and Kubernetes transformation.

SCSK is a Red Hat Advanced Business Partner, JBoss Premier Business Partner, and a leader for OpenShift adoption in Japan. Sysdig has partnered with SCSK in anticipation of Sysdig’s rapid growth in Japan, especially with customers using Red Hat. This relationship also ensures Sysdig customers in Japan have access to support and training with the help of SCSK.

“Japan is an important and growing market for Sysdig. We are committed to the Japanese developer community, our partners, and customers. Cloud adoption is on the rise and we will be here to enable Japanese enterprises to confidently run cloud-native workloads in production,” said Suresh Vasudevan, CEO at Sysdig. “We currently secure the production environments for some of the world’s largest enterprises, including several in Japan, and we look forward to expanding our impact in Japan.”

Sysdig counts Goldman Sachs, Steelcase, and Worldpay from FIS, along with hundreds of other enterprises as customers.

About SCSK Corporation
SCSK provides a full lineup of services to support any area of IT solution required for businesses from consulting to system development, IT infrastructure construction, IT management, BPO(business process outsourcing), and IT hardware and software sales. In addition, we take advantage of the capability to support a global IT system network for customers including Sumitomo Corporation, aiming for further leaps ahead as a global IT services company.

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Sysdig helps companies secure and accelerate innovation in the cloud. Powered by runtime insights, the cloud security platform stops threats in real time and reduces vulnerabilities by up to 95%. Rooted in runtime, the company created Falco, the open source solution for cloud threat detection. By knowing what is running in production, Dev and security teams can focus on the risks that matter most. From shift left to shield right, the most innovative companies around the world rely on Sysdig to prevent, detect, and respond at cloud speed.