Trellix’s legacy companies, McAfee and FireEye, brought problems with them that needed to be fixed, but the company’s overall strategy is focused on moving well past those companies’ focus and creating a new kind of security company.
While McAfee was relatively channel-positive, and FireEye somewhat less so, the new Trellix program has emphasized partner experience and better margins, with strong focuses on training and developing a service practice around Trellix.
The new ThreatWise offering becomes the ninth item in the Metallic catalogue, and offers what the company calls unique cyberdeception capabilities that fills out their solution with protection against data exfiltration that are now commonly part of ransomware attacks.
The key new products are the integration of technology from Humio into Falcon LogScale module and Falcon Complete LogScale managed service, while XDR has also added to all customers with Falcon Insight becoming Falcon Insight XDR.
The new CrowdStrike Powered Service Provider Program (CPSP) program is the first such organization CrowdStrike has created for service provider partners, and offers them a variety of bundles and discounts.
Likely the most intriguing of these announcements is the extension of the NSX platform by delivering multi-cloud networking and security as a service through Project Northstar, which entered Technology Preview.