WEB SECURITY SPECIALIST NAMES EUROPEAN DIRECTOR OF CHANNELS Monday 30 July 2001 PDF Print In a move aimed at strengthening its rapidly growing channel partnerships in the region, Internet access control innovator Securant Technologies has appointed Andrew Hockey as director, European channel sales. Hockey (37), is promoted to the new post after eight months with the company as channel sales manager for Europe, during which he led a four-country team that has recruited a string of strategic resellers including Integralis, IKAN and Neurocom. Formerly in charge of UK partnerships at Axent Technologies, he lives at Hook Norton, Oxfordshire. The appointment signals the strategic importance Securant places on sales partnerships with systems integrators and resellers. "There's broad agreement among analysts and customers that with our flagship product ClearTrust Secure Control we have the best technology in this field," says Katherine Danesi, director, worldwide sales channels at Securant. "Our challenge is to deliver the business benefits of that technology to end-users, and we believe one effective way of doing that is through partners that have a proven ability to sell, integrate and support. We expect the channel team led by Andrew to contribute strongly to our rapidly-growing European revenues." Securant Technologies is a leading provider of Internet security software for managing user access to Web-based resources including applications, content and transactions. The company's core product, ClearTrust SecureControl, uses natural language business rules to centralise, unify, and automate every facet of access management including user authentication, authorisation, access control, single sign-on, delegated administration, application-level threat detection, policy assessment, and auditing. Securant customers include ABNAmro, Caterpillar, Chase Hambrecht & Quist, Experian, Lehman Brothers, Scientific Atlanta and Thomson Financial. The company's partners include, BEA Systems, Inc., Check Point Software Technologies, Compaq, Deloitte & Touche LLP, EDS, Epicentric, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, iPlanet, Microsoft, nCipher, Novell, Oracle, PWC, RSA Security, Sun Microsystems, Sybase, Tibco Software and VeriSign. Securant is privately held and headquartered in San Francisco. The company's European operation is based in Woking, Surrey. - ENDS - Further editorial information: Kevin Fiske +44 118 934 4007 firstname.lastname@example.org This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of The Sage Partnership in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.