Zscaler and Siemens Partner for Combined Digital Security Solution – PCR

Zscaler, Inc. and Siemens have developed a combined solution integrating the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange cloud security platform and devices from Siemens. Offered directly by Siemens, customers worldwide will be able to obtain Zscaler remote access for OT alongside Siemens’ flexible local processing platform SCALANCE LPE. The new solution enables customers to securely manage, control quality assurance and analyze production OT infrastructure and its applications from any workplace and anywhere.

“Zero Trust principles are extremely relevant to smart factory initiatives,” said Herbert Wegmann, General Manager, Digital Connectivity and Power, Siemens Digital Industries. “Operators are embracing digitalization to bring more automation and intelligence to their production. But it also brings a new dimension of connectivity between workshops and the Internet.

“I am thrilled that joint Siemens and Zscaler customers now have a highly secure, integrated approach to obtaining and deploying Zscaler Private Access for OT environments directly from Siemens,” said Jay Chaudhry, CEO, President and Founder of Zscaler. “Customers will be able to digitize their factories faster by adding a Zero Trust access layer to their OT infrastructure. Our product and go-to-market collaboration will help ensure that industrial customers can improve plant availability by reducing the risk of remote worker access, while protecting against the influx of cyber threats they face. are facing today.

Sylvia B. Polson