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Distributor set to lead European charge with better data risk management

Visit Bell Micro at Infosecurity Europe 2008, Olympia, 22nd April, Stand F230

Chessington, Surrey, UK – Specialist value-added distributor, Bell Micro today announced that, with the support of vendor and reseller partners, it plans to bring to the UK market the first all encompassing end-to-end data security service. Once available in the UK, an extensive roll out across other operating divisions in Europe will take place.

“The increased attention to the actual data in an organisation - how it is protected, encrypted, moved and stored - is significant in the market and is one that plays into the very heartland of Bell Micro’s Pan-European business,” said Steve Browell, Bell Micro’s new General Manager of the Security Division. “Our business aim is to bring together the necessary partners in storage, servers and data to work alongside the Security Division and create new ways of protecting data.”

Whether data is at rest on desktops, laptops, portable media, servers, requires protection within database systems or via VPN technology when in transit, Bell Micro proposes to distribute a total service that delivers true data loss prevention, ending business information leakage.

Whilst the base technology has been in play for a while the market is now beginning to embrace information centric computing, and increasingly recognises the value of information risk management.

“The thought processes and the accompanying technology are all coming together nicely, but we still need to encourage companies to be bold and invest in the systems that will not only protect a business and its expenditure, but that will also be critical to ensuring good governance,” Browell continued.

Bell Micro’s comprehensive portfolio of security products and services enables the company to take a knowledgeable position in this arena. As a key player in a market that will grow, worldwide, Bell Micro is confident that it is well positioned to keep its customers ahead of the security curve.

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Bell Micro at Infosecurity Europe 2008, Olympia, Stand F230

Steve Browell is a veteran of the security industry, previously holding the Executive General Manager role at Vistorm for nine years, where he was responsible for the vendor portfolio, identifying services opportunities and delivering sales and marketing initiatives that drove consistent growth.

Bell Micro enjoyed growth in excess of 20% in 2007 and is seeking to make further investments in its security business in 2008 to enhance a growing reputation as a security specialist throughout Europe.

Browell will be attending Info Sec 2008 and is happy to provide market statistics and share his opinion on the security market overall. If you are interested in meeting Steve, please contact Gary Marshall – details below.

About Bell Micro

Bell Micro is a specialist IT distributor that occupies a central position in the IT supply chain between those companies who create IT products and services and those who supply end-users. We provide a complete service that is designed to enhance the capabilities and performance of our partners in this channel. The services and technologies we supply are wide-ranging, so too are the ways we assist our partners. For some, it is a case of ensuring the right IT products are available at the right time and cost, for others the service is more extensive with Bell Micro working in partnership to address opportunities at every stage of the technology lifecycle – from design to deployment. Bell Micro operates through three channels to market – industrial, commercial and enterprise – each of which offers a wide range of services and products from major IT vendors.

For further information contact:

Gary Marshall
maillot jaune communications
Tel: +44(0)77 3322 4654

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