Schneider Electric, a provider of Digital Transformation energy management and automation solution, has announced the integration of WALLIX Inside into its line of Harmony P6 industrial PCs.
WALLIX and Schneider Electric’s partnership spans more than five years and together the companies will be further cementing this by launching an integrated solution that ensures the enhanced security of connections for the systems of industrial plants, commercial buildings, hospitals and data centres.
WALLIX Inside allows industrial engineering specialists to manage identity and access between their solution and connected industrial machines to secure access to data in transit.
Frédéric Petit, Marketing Manager, Industrial Automation Solutions and Services, Schneider Electric, said: “We are going further in our partnership with WALLIX, with whom we developed the i-PAM offer in 2017, by integrating WALLIX Inside technologies into our industrial solutions on an ad hoc basis and as part of a great project. Today, we have taken up the challenge of integrating it directly into this new, high added value Harmony P6 offer, the production of which has just been launched.”
Kristine Kirchner, VP Channel EMEA, WALLIX, said: “Our collaboration with Schneider Electric reflects our desire to speed up the current level of cybersecurity for industrial facilities and the path to Industry 4.0. The upsurge in cyberattacks shows that companies using industrial systems face a real challenge in securing their access and connections, especially in terms of remote access. The collaboration between WALLIX and Schneider Electric is an example of the need to integrate cybersecurity technologies into industrial equipment, which is essential to Industry 4.0 in an increasingly digital world. “
Yann Bourjault, Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity Manager, Schneider Electric, added: “We are pleased to reinforce our 5-year relationship with WALLIX, which is the leader of the privileged access in Europe and has enabled us to achieve this common value proposition, based on our two complementary expertise. Our Network Engineering and Cybersecurity (NEC) team works on our Digital Transformation offers to make them as secure as possible and thus raise the security standards of French manufacturers.”Click below to share this article