Friday, May 29, 2009

Sophos and InfoSec Pacific partner to widen reseller network in Singapore

InfoSec Pacific appointed as Sophos’s Singapore distributor to help accelerate market penetration across the government, banking and finance sectors

Singapore. May 28, 2009 – IT security and control firm Sophos today announced the appointment of InfoSec Pacific as its authorised distributor for Singapore. The partnership will allow Sophos to expand on its network of value added resellers and channel partners in Singapore through leveraging InfoSec Pacific’s demonstrated channel management expertise.

Under the agreement, Sophos and InfoSec Pacific will jointly develop and implement channel incentive schemes, training tools and marketing programmes to recruit new channel partners and accelerate business growth for existing ones.
Left - Danny Tan, InfoSec Pacific, Right - Jim Dowling, Sophos Asia

As a specialist distributor of a comprehensive range of enterprise security solutions, InfoSec Pacific will add Sophos Security and Data Protection, together with the flagship suite of Sophos’s award-winning endpoint security and network access control (NAC) solutions to its staple offerings. Sophos Security and Data Protection is the new offering to the mainstream market that combines Sophos’s endpoint, email and web products in a single solution.

With Sophos Security and Data Protection, Sophos will be the first major security vendor to offer data protection for the value of an anti-virus solution budget, and in a simple and affordable way.

“Partnering InfoSec Pacific will help propel Sophos to the next level in Singapore and enhance our unique standing as a compelling alternative to legacy security system providers,” said Jim Dowling, Sophos Director of Sales for Asia. “We stand to benefit immensely from InfoSec Pacific’s extensive network of value-added resellers with remarkable experience in the government, banking and finance sectors, which will prove instrumental in helping us accelerate growth across these verticals. InfoSec Pacific will also gain in return in areas of revenue generation and cross-pollination of technical know-how.”

“Sophos is a formidable force in the enterprise security segment, and has enjoyed tremendous success globally given its product innovation and superior customer service. We are honoured to be able to play a strategic role in strengthening its leading position in Singapore,” said Danny Tan, Regional Sales Director at InfoSec Pacific. “We are confident that this partnership will bring tremendous value to InfoSec Pacific with enhanced vendor support and revenue-sharing model from Sophos.”

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