Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Sourcefire Appoints M.Tech as Distributor in Malaysia

M.Tech to Offer Sourcefire Security Solutions to New Southeast Asia Territories

Kuala Lumpur, 30 January 2013 - Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with M.Tech (Registered as M-Security Technology Sdn. Bhd in Malaysia) to market and distribute Sourcefire’s security solutions throughout Malaysia.

M.Tech is a leading regional distributor of IT Security, Application Delivery Network and Video Communication solutions, with operations in 15countires including Malaysia.

(L): Mr Ivan Wen, Country Manager of Sourcefire Malaysia. (R): Mr Tan Chong Huat, Country Manager of M.Tech Malaysia.

M.Tech will now offer Sourcefire’s security solutions including the Sourcefire Next-Generation IPS (NGIPS), NGIPS with Application Control, Sourcefire Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), and FireAMP™ Advanced Malware Protection.

Increasing Requirement for Security Solutions across the Asia-Pacific

According to a recent report from IDC¹, the continuous maturing of the Asia-Pacific IT security market has seen a growing number of highly publicized security breaches and threat events. In response, the IT security appliance market in Asia Pacific is set to reach US$2.8 billion by 2015 in customer revenue, making Asia-Pacific the quickest and fastest growing region in the world.

 Ivan Wen, Country Manager of Sourcefire Malaysia, shares that the recent findings from IDC confirm the increasing requirement for security solutions across the Asia-Pacific region.

“We are delighted to partner with M.Tech, which works with some of the top security vendors in the market. M.Tech’s established presence in Malaysia will allow Sourcefire to introduce our offerings to new potential markets in order to meet the emerging IT security demands.”

Tan Chong Huat, Country Manager of M.Tech Malaysia also shares, “We are pleased about the opportunity to expand our partnership across the Asia Pacific region with Sourcefire to include Malaysia. Sourcefire’s security offerings will be a valuable addition to M.Tech’s array of  IT security solutions.”

Sourcefire and M.Tech will work together to further support companies in Malaysia seeking next-generation security technologies and solutions to address advanced malware. Collaboration between the two companies will include providing on-site sales, marketing as well as technical support to M.Tech’s reseller partners.

In addition, Sourcefire has also appointed M.Tech as its value-added distributor in other Southeast Asian countries including Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, India and Hong Kong.

(1) IDC "Asia Pacific Security Appliance Quarterly Tracker" [December 2012].



吉隆坡,30日讯- Sourcefire (Nasdaq: FIRE), 智能网络安全解决方案供应商,今天宣布其与與M.Tech(M-Security Technology Sdn. Bhd)已簽署了一項分銷合作協議, 为了在整個馬來西亞推廣及分銷Sourcefire的安全解決方案,。


M.Tech現能提供Sourcefire的安全解決方案,就包括Sourcefire新一代的网络入侵防御系统 (Next-Generation IPS,NGIPS),NGIPS加上應用控制,Sourcefire的下一代防火牆(Next-Generation Firewall ,NGFW),和FireAMP™先進的惡意軟件防護。


根據IDC最近的一份報告¹,亞太科技安全市場正不斷成熟,并已同时出現了越來越多的高度公開的网络安全漏洞和威脅事件。回响此现象,亞太地區的科技安全產品市場將在2015年提升達到US$2.8 billion的客戶收入, 让亞太区成为在世界上增長最快的地區。 


“我們很高興能与M.Tech成为合作夥伴。 与M.Tech的合作将能促成我们在馬來西亞潜入更大的市场,并允許我們介紹本身的產品,以滿足新的潛在市場对新興的科技安全的要求。“

陈宗法, M.Tech馬來西亞总监也贊同,“我們很高興能有機會与Sourcefire合作并擴大我們在亞太地區的合作夥伴關係,包括馬來西亞。 Sourcefire的安全產品將会为我们本身M.Tech的科技解決方案更多的價值。“


(1) IDC "Asia Pacific Security Appliance Quarterly Tracker" [December 2012].

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