Daily Archives: October 23, 2018

Skybox Security Receives Common Criteria Certification

Receiving the internationally recognized certification will help organizations and particularly federal agencies assess the security and assurance of Skybox solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Skybox® Security, a global leader in cybersecurity management, has received Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation (Common Criteria or CC) certification for Skybox Security Suite. Skybox is honored to receive the high-standard certification, demonstrating our commitment to top-tier products and delivering premium solutions to our customers.

“The Common Criteria certification is an important milestone for the Skybox product,” said Skybox Security Vice President of R&D and CTO Ron Davidson. “It also enables us to provide cybersecurity solutions in the federal space, which not only requires the CC stamp of approval, but also has an acute need for the attack surface visibility and situational intelligence Skybox delivers.”

The Skybox Security Suite encompasses five modules and an attack surface visualization feature built for enterprise-scale and federal-grade deployments:

  • Skybox Vulnerability Control: Use knowledge of your network, assets, vulnerabilities and the latest threat intelligence to proactively address risk and eliminate security weaknesses
  • Skybox Threat Manager: Correlate threat intelligence with your network context to know what assets are at stake and where to begin response
  • Skybox Firewall Assurance: Bring your entire firewall estate into one view and continuously monitor compliance and performance
  • Skybox Network Assurance: Illuminate on-prem, multi-cloud and operational technology networks, as well as complex security zones and compliance violations — all while improving connectivity and security
  • Skybox Change Manager: Automate the entire firewall change management process and assess security risks and compliance violations before changes go live
  • Skybox Horizon: Understand your entire hybrid network and your biggest risks at a glance in our intuitive and interactive attack surface visualization model, and track risk reduction progress over time

To view the CC certification for the Skybox Security Suite, click here.

Common Criteria is a set of cybersecurity standards recognized around the globe and used by public and private sector organizations to assess security solutions, procure them and use them without the need for additional security evaluation. Products are rigorously evaluated by licensed laboratories and judged based on how they adhere to a set of high and consistent standards. Those that pass receive the CC certification are recognized by all signatories of the Common Criteria Recognition Agreement, currently numbering 28 countries.

About Skybox Security

Skybox provides the industry’s broadest cybersecurity management platform to address security challenges within large, complex networks. By integrating with 120 networking and security technologies, the Skybox Security Suite gives comprehensive attack surface visibility and the context needed for informed action. Our analytics, automation and intelligence improve the efficiency and performance of security operations in vulnerability and threat management and firewall and security policy management for the world’s largest organizations.

© 2018 Skybox Security, Inc. All rights reserved. Skybox Security and the Skybox Security logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Skybox Security, Inc., in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Product specifications subject to change at any time without prior notice.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Skybox Security
Victoria Schmidt
Victoria.schmidt@skyboxsecurity.com

OneChocolate for Skybox Security
United Kingdom: Daniel Couzens
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Germany: Melanie Grasser
+49 (0)89 3888 920 10 | MelanieG@onechocolatecomms.de

France: Xavier Delhôme
+33 1 41 31 75 09 | xavier@onechocolate.fr

Constellation Brands Prices Offering of Senior Notes

VICTOR, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today that it priced the public offering of $2.15 billion aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $650.0 million of Senior Floating Rate Notes due 2021 (the “senior floating rate notes”); (ii) $500.0 million of 4.400% Senior Notes due 2025 (the “2025 notes”) for a public offering price of 99.812% of the principal amount of the 2025 notes; (iii) $500.0 million of 4.650% Senior Notes due 2028 (the “2028 notes”) for a public offering price of 99.720% of the principal amount of the 2028 notes; and (iv) $500.0 million of 5.250% Senior Notes due 2048 (the “2048 notes”) for a public offering price of 99.592% of the principal amount of the 2048 notes (collectively, the “notes”). The notes will be senior obligations that rank equally with all of Constellation’s other senior unsecured indebtedness, and will be guaranteed by the subsidiaries of Constellation that are guarantors under Constellation’s senior credit facility and/or senior term credit facility.

Closing of the offering is expected to occur on October 29, 2018. Constellation intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with borrowings under its senior term credit facility and its commercial paper program and cash on hand, to finance the Company’s pending incremental investment in Canopy Growth Corporation of C$5.1 billion, or approximately $4 billion.

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as the joint book-running managers of the offering. The notes are being offered only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained by contacting Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated toll-free at (800) 294-1322 or emailing dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com, contacting Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC toll-free at (866) 471-2526, or contacting J.P. Morgan Securities LLC collect at (212) 834-4533. Alternatively, the prospectus and prospectus supplement may be obtained by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov.

This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy notes. The notes will not be offered or sold in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful.

About Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands is a leading international producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand, Italy and Canada. Constellation is the third-largest producer and marketer of beer for the U.S. market and the world’s leading premium wine company with a leading market position in the U.S. Constellation’s wine portfolio is complemented by select premium spirits brands. Constellation’s brand portfolio includes Corona Extra, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra, Pacifico, Ballast Point, Robert Mondavi, Clos du Bois, Kim Crawford, Meiomi, Mark West, Franciscan Estate, Ruffino, The Prisoner, SVEDKA Vodka, Casa Noble Tequila and High West Whiskey.

Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements which are not historical facts and relate to future plans, events or performance are forward-looking statements that are based upon management’s current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Detailed information regarding risk factors with respect to the company and the offering are included in the company’s filings with the SEC, including the prospectus and prospectus supplement for the offering.

MEDIA CONTACTS INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACTS
Mike McGrew 773-251-4934 | Amy Martin 585-678-7141 Patty Yahn-Urlaub 585-678-7483 | Bob Czudak 585-678-7170

A PDF accompanying this announcement is available at: http://resource.globenewswire.com/Resource/Download/e17087bf-ecaa-45b5-abe3-19d1acf991a2

Must Read Whitepaper, ‘Making Money With Network Slicing’, Hits The Shelves

Network Slicing Leader Cloudstreet Showcases the Vast Opportunities of this Promising New Mobile Business Model

Espoo, Finland & Berlin, Germany, Oct. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cloudstreet, ‘The Network Slicing Company’, is pleased to announce the publication of its most recent industry whitepaper, “Making Money with Network Slicing”. A business-forward take on the practice, the paper puts slicing at the very center of the mobile industry’s transition now underway. With a focus on practical, market-ready models, the authors unravel the misconceptions about Network Slicing, exploring its potential to disrupt the cultural and business logjams that have hampered growth.

Less about technology than a new way of doing business, Network Slicing has quickly risen from a mere buzzword to a budget line item, as mobile operators retool for the opportunities to come

“Inherently disruptive, it will create new business ecosystems to support unique and evolving demands that touch quite literally every industry sector and market segment. Like any evolution, it will start small and then scale exponentially as demand grows and the practice becomes more refined. The financial returns will quickly follow and soon become a core top line revenue generator.”

Showcasing several high-value, low-barrier examples including Fixed Wireless, Private LTE, Mobile Gaming and Live User Generated Content, to name a few, the study charts a carrier-friendly course for Network Slicing in today’s 4G networks, and a cogent strategy for staying competitive in what promises to be a highly competitive market in 5G.

“No doubt but that carriers need to lead the way and begin the process of transforming their businesses today” said Mika Skarp, Founder and CEO of Cloudstreet “The next generation of telecom isn’t just about improvements in speed and latency. These are not selling points in and of themselves, but reliability is,” he adds. “There are huge expectations of mobile networks that go well beyond what new antennas and spectrum alone can address. The moment that carriers move on from Best Effort to differentiated Quality-of-Experience and SLA-based business models, the next-generation of mobile will truly begin”

On the occasion of the paper’s publication, Mika Skarp wil be delivering a companion presentation at the Broadband World Forum, Network Slicing Summit, in Berlin Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018.

Analyst firm Arthur D. Little suggests that in meeting these demands, carriers can expect a 34% boost in revenues to 2026. That’s a big jump from today’s annual growth average of about 1%. But as the whitepaper points out, addressing the unique needs of multiple segments, particularly in industry 4.0, means being mission-critical ready, leveraging the power of Network Slicing to deliver virtualized dedicated resources to customers of all stripes. And it’s that special recipe, argue the authors, that will have a positive knock-on disruptive effect.

“Traditional go-to-market cycles will accelerate, mobile operator relationships with enterprise, government and small business will become more strategic, networks will become more efficient, resource allocation more logical and both current and future investments in capacity will show dramatically greater return.”

Drawing on years of experience as the first to deploy a market-ready Network Slicing capability at scale, as well as some of the most advanced PoCs, including a demonstration of End-to-End Network Slicing at the recent Telecom Infra Project’s TIP Summit 18 in London, Cloudstreet provides key insights from across functional groups, to paint a clear picture of this promising, soon-to-be defining feature of mobile networks.

Readers interested in the whitepaper can visit the Cloudstreet web site for their online or printable version. Any Mobile Operators interested in a consulting session with Cloudstreet on how Network Slicing can help them achieve their business objectives are invited to email us at sales@cloudstreet.co


About Cloudstreet

Finland-based Cloudstreet is a US and EU patented Network Slicing innovator dedicated to revolutionizing the mobile experience, empowering user choice and driving new MNO revenues. Leveraging the power of Software Defined Networks and Network Function Virtualization (SDN/NFV), Cloudstreet provides the world’s first in-market, carrier-grade Network Slicing Platform. Tailoring Quality of Experience to user demand and context, Cloudstreet delivers application-aware slices for any use case with SLA-assured performance for capacity, latency and throughput. Awarded the EC’s Horizon 2020 grant and Best Connectivity Solution (WCA16), Cloudstreet’s cost-reducing, revenue-generating platform is deployable in today’s 4G networks for any 5G-envisioned network slicing use cases. Visit us at www.cloudstreet.co.

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Brendan Tully Walsh
Cloudstreet
(514) 802-6099
brendan.walsh@cloudstreet.co