CYBEROAM-UTM APPOINTS INTERACTIVE IDEAS AS NEW DISTRIBUTOR FOR UK
Woburn, MA, USA. September 23, 2010
Cyberoam, the industry leading identity-based Unified Threat Management (UTM) range of appliances from Elitecore Technologies, today announced the appointment of Interactive Ideas as a distributor for the UK in a move to further strengthen its presence within the UK market.
Interactive Ideas are one of UK’s leading value-added distributors of Software and Technology products. The partnership allows Interactive Ideas to further augment its scope into the security space by providing reseller and integrator customers increased access to Cyberoam’s technological innovation and best-in-class security products.
Speaking on the new partnership, Interactive Ideas Managing Director Mike Trup, commented “We are pleased to partner with Cyberoam to distribute their award-winning UTM products in the UK. Interactive Ideas already has established relationships and the addition of quality UTM devices to our portfolio fills a gap in our portfolio.”
Cyberoam’s solutions for SMB’s, Enterprise and Managed Service Providers will receive access to Interactive’s reseller customer base. Cyberoam has a fast growing customer base in the UK with the range winning several accolades and industry recognition for their superior quality and service of its products.
Commenting on the partnership, Kunal Popat, General Manager, Business Development at Cyberoam commented “The appointment allows us full access to an extremely important market and channel partners for our network security products. We believe that Interactive Ideas, with their strong presence and focus on results-oriented marketing programs, are very well positioned to educate their VAR channel about the need for total network security management, as well as provide both fulfilment and support of our products to their customers.”
This latest distribution partnership is set to increase the volume of Cyberoam’s reseller base across new markets, whist existing distributor e92plus will continue to build on their successes targeting the market for high-end security and further expanding the quality of the reseller base.
Interactive Ideas offers the full range of Cyberoam Solutions, including its flagship Unified Threat Management (UTM) product range, Cyberoam Endpoint Data Protection and SSL VPN solutions.
Cyberoam identity-based UTM appliances offer comprehensive protection against existing and emerging Internet threats, including viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, phishing, pharming and more. Cyberoam UTM delivers the complete range of security features such as stateful inspection firewall, VPN, gateway anti-virus, gateway anti-malware, gateway anti-spam, intrusion prevention system, content filtering in addition to bandwidth management and multiple link management over a single platform. Cyberoam UTM has recently upgraded its features offerings with the launch of Version X firmware that includes Application Layer 7 Management, IM Archiving and Control, 3G/WiMAX support, Extensible Security Architecture, Next-generation UI and “IPv6 Ready” Gold Logo.
The Cyberoam solution portfolio also includes Cyberoam Central Console, Cyberoam iView – a logging and reporting appliance, Cyberoam SSL VPN appliances and Cyberoam Endpoint Data Protection to protect data and manage assets over endpoints in organisations. Cyberoam is certified with CheckMark UTM Level 5 Certification, ICSA Labs, and is a member of the Virtual Private Network Consortium. It was positioned as a “Visionary” in the Magic Quadrant for SMB Multi-function Firewalls by Gartner. Cyberoam has offices in Woburn, MA and India. For more information, please visit www.cyberoam.com
About Interactive Ideas
Interactive Ideas is a leading value-added distributor of Software and Technology products, establishing themselves in the competitive IT industry by providing excellent customer service, proactively working with their partners and being able to identify emerging technologies. The past year has seen Interactive Ideas recognised in leading industry awards:
– PCR Awards 2010, winner Specialist Distributor of the Year
– CRN Channel Awards 2010, shortlisted Software Distributor of the Year
– Microscope ACE Awards 2010. Shortlisted Software Distributor of the Year and Marketing Team of the Year
– Silver level investor in People
Structured into two divisions; the retail team offers a specialist service dedicated to online retailers and providing them the value added services their business require and vendors need to maximise sales through the online retail channel. The software solutions team works with resellers, ISV’s and systems integrators to provide software solutions, licensing and enterprise Linux. Providing value-added services to support the channel in delivering cost saving and innovative solutions to their customers.