Open Systems Confirmed to Speak at the Gartner® Security & Risk Management Summit 2022 in London

Redwood City, CA – September 7, 2022Open Systems, the only cybersecurity services provider with Mission Control, today announced its participation in the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, September 12-14, at the InterContinental Hotel London – The O2.

Open Systems Tips for Deploying SASE
Attendees will learn how to avoid the common pitfalls experienced when implementing a secure access service edge (SASE) architecture in the company’s presentation entitled: “Don’t Get Stuck: How to Make SASE Work for You.” The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13 at 4:10 p.m. in the summit’s Exhibit Showcase Theatre.

Meet Senior Members of the Open Systems Team
In addition to stopping by the Open Systems booth (407) for an impromptu meeting, attendees can also schedule a formal briefing to learn more about the company and its managed security services from senior team members including Carl Pharoah, Managing Director UK; Michael Huber vice president sales EMEA; Liam Cooney, head of sales engineering; and Steve Mathis, sales engineering director.

Gartner Recognition
Open Systems has been included in several Gartner reports, with the company being listed as one of 40 Representative Vendors in the 2022 Gartner Market Guide for Managed Security Services1 (MSS). Gartner also named Open Systems as a Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services (MDR) in 20212 for the second year in a row. Open Systems was also cited in the 2021 Best Security Practices for SD-WAN3 report.

Open Systems Managed Security Services

Open Systems believes a comprehensive and tailored cybersecurity approach is essential for rapid threat detection and an effective response to protect an organization’s most critical assets. The Open Systems MDR+ and Open Systems SASE+ services with Mission Control combine certified experts, exemplary processes, and seamless technology to deliver 24×7 security and connectivity protection specialized to an organization’s environment and business operations.

[1] Gartner, “Market Guide for Managed Security Services,” Pete Shoard, Mitchell Schneider, John Collins, Al Price, March 16, 2022
[2] Gartner, “Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services,” Pete Shoard, Craig Lawson, Mitchell Schneider, John Collins, Mark Wah, Andrew Davies, October 25, 2021
[3] Gartner, “Best Security Practices for SD-WAN,” Bjarne Munch, Craig Lawson, June 23, 2021

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About Open Systems
Open Systems delivers cybersecurity beyond expectations. Our award-winning managed detection and response (MDR) and secure access service edge (SASE) services connect and protect customers today, while increasing their security maturity for tomorrow. Our Mission Control SOCs and NOCs provide 24×7 global coverage for nearly 10,000 locations across 184 countries. As a five-time Microsoft Gold Partner, we help customers better grasp and reduce their attack surface by unlocking the value of their security investments. With our outstanding 97% retention rate, it’s no wonder our customers call it crazy good cybersecurity. Discover more at”