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Press Release | Hitachi Systems Security celebrates creation of Hitachi Systems Security Mexico with official inauguration event
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Hitachi Systems Security celebrates the creation of Hitachi Systems Security Mexico with official signing ceremony at the Canadian Embassy in Mexico

Inauguration of fourth Security Operations Center enhances managed security service delivery for Mexican and Latin American markets

September 10, 2015 – Montreal, Canada and Mexico City, Mexico – Hitachi Systems Security, a Canadian-based global IT security service provider, will host an official signing event to celebrate the creation of Hitachi Systems Security Mexico. The event will be held on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Embassy of Canada to Mexico.

Hitachi Systems Security Mexico is a joint project by Hitachi Systems Security Inc. and Arame, a Mexican Company part of Grupo SCANDA, with Hitachi Systems Security being the majority shareholder. The newly formed entity will continue to service Above Security’s customers and partners and add new proximity services to Above Security’s current offering in Mexico. The recently inaugurated Security Operations Center in Mexico City will also address long-term data mobility requirements of some of our customers and any future regulations to that effect, giving Above Security a distinctive advantage in the Mexican marketplace.

“Hitachi Systems Security is a proud Canadian company that has established its well-respected business culture and strong brand throughout its global footprint in over 40 countries. In 2008, Hitachi Systems Security was first introduced to Grupo SCANDA by this very Embassy and despite the obvious cultural differences between Hitachi Systems Security and Arame, we have come to appreciate that we share the same business morals, ethics and focus on integrity that have made both companies successful”, says Ray Georges Chehata, president and CEO of Above Security. “Once again, we have leveraged Canadian Embassies throughout the world as a platform for international business development. We are honored to be able to collaborate with the Canadian Embassy in Mexico to help promote the exchange between our two countries and strengthen our existing relations within the Mexican business community.”

“We are excited to formalize the creation of Hitachi Systems Security Mexico with an official signing event and look forward to helping Mexican businesses manage their risks and strengthen their security posture”, adds Luis Adrián Gómez, CEO of Arame.

Since expanding its global reach and delivering its services to a truly international client base, Hitachi Systems Security has built a strong network of business alliances in multiple regions of the world. Through this newly formed joint venture with Arame, Hitachi Systems Security will greatly enhance its ability to serve its customers in Mexico and the Latin American market.

For more information, please visit or contact:

  • Katharina Gerberding, Corporate Marketing Manager, Hitachi Systems Security, +1 (450) 434-8062, [email protected]


About Hitachi Systems Security

Founded in 1999,Hitachi Systems Security is a Global IT Security Service Provider who caters to small and medium size businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies in important, highly-regulated industries – such as financial services and government – where the need to process or store considerable quantities of confidential data is paramount. From its four Security Operations Centers (SOCs) in Canada, Mexico and Switzerland, Hitachi Systems Security has accumulated experience guarding the systems of over 250 private and government-owned organizations in over 40 countries around the world.

Hitachi Systems Security’s strategic consulting capabilities and unique 24/7 managed security services allow its clients to concentrate on their core business, safe in the knowledge that they can count on Hitachi Systems Security for their informational asset security needs. Along with its 24/7 information security monitoring including intrusion detection, log aggregation, event correlation and incident response services, the company offers an array of consulting services, including amongst others penetration tests, vulnerability scans, security architecture and configuration review.

Being ISO 9001:2015 certified for its Managed Security Service delivery from its World Headquarters, Hitachi Systems Security is also an accredited member of FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams) and a Certified QSA (Qualified Security Assessor) for Canada, the US, the Caribbean and Latin America from the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). | [email protected] | +1 (450) 430-8166


About Arame

Founded in 2001, Arame is a Mexican Company part of Grupo SCANDA with more than 20 years experience in the IT market. Arame’s mission is to reduce business risks associated with handling customer information and digital transactions by integrating world-class services and market leading technologies. Arame is one of the leading security integrators in the Mexican market and has over 100 customers.

Arame protects more than 4 million identities for the financial sector, manages and secures over 8,000 endpoints and works with 9 of the top 10 banks in Mexico. Arame’s team has different certifications as technology experts, including endpoint security, firewalls, IPS, log management, eGRC, application security etc. and follows best practices such as PMP, ITIL, CoBit, ethical hacking, etc. | [email protected] | +52 (55) 1251 2700