Worcester said he was in search of cloud partners for Integra when he became channel chief on Sept. 8. Integra's first effort is a cloud firewall service based on Palo Alto Networks' enterprise firewall. In a prepared statement, Integra Telecom Director of Cloud Services Richard Shimizu said this is the first of multiple forthcoming cloud services.
Integra says its cloud security suite efforts will give businesses highly sophisticated data protection and management solutions. Those solutions, in turn, will also be available to channel partners.