Greentech Lead India: Mahindra Satyam will work with
Symantec to deliver security solutions for smart grid.
The two companies plan to work together to jointly
improve smart grid network security, which will also enhance Mahindra Satyam’s
ability to deliver secure and effective smart grid services to utilities
“Mahindra Satyam is uniquely positioned to address
some of the most pressing next generation energy challenges through smart grid
technology. Collaborating with an industry leader such as Symantec will help us
to provide highly secure, reliable and robust smart grid solutions to our
customers across the world,” said Arvind Malhotra, senior vice president,
Mahindra Satyam, a provider of consulting, product
engineering, design, evaluation and implementation services for the smart grid
sector, and Symantec plan to combine expertise and capabilities to deliver
cyber security and compliance solutions.
This combined approach will leverage Symantec’s smart
grid solutions for control center security, data control and management, as
well as system and device security while utilizing Mahindra Satyam’s experience
in deploying and managing smart grid solutions.
“The integration of power grid management with IT
and networking technologies opens up new possibilities but also brings with it
new challenges. We are excited to be working with industry leader Mahindra
Satyam to maximize the benefits of smart grid technology and develop safe,
secure and effective energy solutions,” said Jose Iglesias, vice
president, Smart Grid Initiatives, office of the CTO, Symantec.