Dell Leverages Secureworks Taegis XDR
April 26, 2021
Technologies and Secureworks started a new subscription-based service from Dell
that secures and protects customers’ IT environments against cybersecurity
threats and provides remediation.
The new Dell Technologies Managed Detection and Response powered by Secureworks
Taegis XDR provides 24/7 security across endpoint devices, data center networks
and cloud environments, improving customers’ security posture while
significantly reducing the burden on IT teams.
“Keeping IT environments secure is a constantly moving target as malicious
actors continue to refine, automate and broaden their attack strategies,” said
Doug Schmitt, president, Dell Technologies Services. “It’s challenging to keep
up, especially for smaller security teams. With Dell Technologies Managed
Detection and Response, Dell helps businesses shift from a reactive to proactive
security stance through our services, cybersecurity expertise, global reach and
How Managed Detection and Response Service Works
Dell Technologies Managed Detection and Response utilizes Secureworks Taegis XDR
software to monitor, detect, investigate and automate response to threats across
the entire IT environment, applying analytics gleaned from threat data across
thousands of customers.
Dell Technologies assists customers in deploying Taegis security controls and
integration of technologies across their data sources. When a threat arises,
expert security analysts investigate and provide recommended actions and
step-by-step instructions to contain and remediate them.
Designed for organizations with 50 endpoints or more, this service combines the
power of the Secureworks Taegis security analytics platform and the expertise of
Dell Technologies security analysts, gained through years of helping
organizations worldwide to better protect their businesses.
The Power of Taegis XDR
XDR is a cloud-native SaaS solution that blends more than 20 years of
Secureworks’ threat intelligence and research, including data from 1,400+
incident response engagements in the last year. It uses advanced analytics to
improve customers’ ability to detect advanced threats, streamline and
collaborate on investigations, and automate the right actions.
“Secureworks Taegis XDR is security software designed by security experts for
security analysts,” said Mike Cote, CEO, Secureworks. “Now, we’re bringing the
best of Secureworks and the best of Dell Technologies to enable organizations
from 50 endpoints and up, to outpace and outmaneuver the adversary while
efficiently managing the resources needed to properly secure their IT
“Managed detection and response services are helping organizations of all sizes
keep up with the growing, diverse threat landscape,” said Dave Gruber, senior
analyst, ESG. “As attacks become increasingly complex, many are considering
extended detection and response (XDR) solutions to keep up. Dell leveraging the
Secureworks Taegis XDR solution to support their MDR service should help
organizations simplify 24 x 7 threat detection and response protection across
endpoint, networks and cloud environments.”
Dell Technologies Managed Detection and Response powered by Secureworks Taegis
XDR is available today in North America through Dell ProManage and as a
standalone service globally on May 10.