Cybersecurity Company Expel Wins Exabeam’s MSSP/MDR of the Year U.S. and Canada Award

Leader in nex-gen SIEM and XDR, Exabeam, announces 2021 Partner of the Year award winners during Spotlight21 Annual User Conference.

Press releases · Cole Finch

Herndon, Va. – October 7, 2021 – Expel, the managed detection and response (MDR) provider whose mission is to make great security as accessible as the internet, announced today that it was named Exabeam’s MSSP/MDR of the Year U.S. and Canada 2021.

According to Exabeam, “the award program aims to recognize world-class value added resellers (VARs), managed security service providers (MSSPs), distributors, global service partners and technology alliance partners in the Americas, EMEA and APJ that continue to outsmart the odds and help customers address internal threats, modernize SOC teams and maximize security investments.”

“I am very pleased to recognize Expel with the Exabeam MSSP/MDR Partner of the Year Award for North America. Exabeam Fusion SIEM and Exabeam Fusion XDR combined with the Expel SOC-as-a-Service offering provides our joint customers a powerful and prescriptive solution to solve their most pressing threat, detection, investigation and response needs. From all of us at Exabeam, congratulations to the entire Expel team,” said Ted Plumis, Vice President, Channels at Exabeam.

Exabeam scored the top spot in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). Exabeam became an Expel partner in 2018 to provide greater insights for our joint customers through our tech integration.

“We’re thrilled to be recognized by Exabeam for being at the forefront of modernizing the managed detection and response (MDR) space. When we started Expel, we were determined to be more than a MDR service provider. We set out to be partners who create space for our customers so they can focus on what matters and do what they love about security. It’s an honor to receive this award from a leader in security, and to be listed among the other orgs that Exabeam recognized for providing first-class support to customers,” said Dave Merkel, chief executive officer at Expel.

Expel is a managed detection and response (MDR) provider that gives customers 24×7 coverage from cloud applications and infrastructure to networks and endpoints. By understanding each customer’s unique environment, Expel finds gaps in current coverage and closes them with its own detections. So, if something goes bump in the night, Expel customers can confidently report back to their teams and say, “We’re good.” Expel’s automation-forward approach accelerates response and remediation times, without quality suffering. The Expel team provides metrics so customers can defend their investments and spend more time focusing on important aspects of their business. Weaving strong partnerships with customers’ teams, Expel helps strengthen their security programs – stopping threats quickly and building resilience against future attacks.

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About Expel

Expel is a managed detection and response (MDR) provider whose mission is to make great security as accessible as the internet. The company’s SOC-as-a-service capability offers 24×7 security monitoring and response for cloud, hybrid and on-premises environments. Expel uses the security signals customers already own so organizations can get more value from their existing security investments. And Expel connects to customer tech remotely through APIs, not agents, so its SOC can start monitoring a customer’s environment in a matter of hours, letting their internal teams get back to focusing on the most strategic security priorities that are unique to their business. Learn more at

About Exabeam

Exabeam is a global cybersecurity leader that adds intelligence to every IT and security stack. The leader in next-gen SIEM and XDR, Exabeam is reinventing the way security teams use analytics and automation to solve threat detection, investigation, and response (TDIR), from common security threats to the most critical that are difficult to identify. Exabeam offers a comprehensive cloud-delivered solution that leverages machine learning and automation using a prescriptive, outcomes-based approach to TDIR. We design and build products to help security teams detect external threats, compromised users and malicious adversaries, minimize false positives and best protect their organizations. For more information, visit


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