Specialist security distributor to expand channel and boost sales for GrIDsure
London ─ Jul 6th 2011 - Vigil Software, the specialist IT Security Distributor, has been appointed by GrIDsure, the leading provider of Pattern Based Authentication solutions, as the exclusive distributor for GrIDsure in the UK. Vigil has signed a distribution agreement for the next three years and will focus on recruiting new partners to enable GrIDsure to meet its ambitious growth targets. Vigil will also provide support and training to existing GrIDsure resellers.
GrIDsure operates a pure channel sales strategy and Vigil will play a key role in building its presence in the UK market. Over the past five years GrIDsure has developed a solid track record with its unique tokenless solution, which offers a secure and reliable means of authentication and protecting access to the network. Vigil is working with GrIDsure as its only authentication provider, as these next-generation authentication technologies will further enhance the distributor’s portfolio of security solutions.
Alex Teh, Director of Vigil Software comments: “We’re delighted to have signed this agreement and are looking forward to working closely with GrIDsure. We partner proactively with vendors to provide a hands-on approach to support their own sales and marketing initiatives. This, combined with our strong credentials in the security market, means we are well placed to boost their channel partner engagement. We believe that GrIDsure is the type of second generation disruptive technology that will make a significant impact in the UK market. Currently many organisations are evaluating their 2-factor authentication strategy as hard tokens are costly and difficult to manage. They are also vulnerable to security flaws as the recent RSA breach has shown.”
Daniel Mothersdale, CEO of GrIDsure comments: “Working with Vigil is a major step for us in accelerating our growth in the UK by building an effective and knowledgeable channel. Vigil’s way of operating closely with channel partners, end users and vendors and their specialist technical and sales competency in the security market is like a breath of fresh air. We’re looking forward to great success through working closely with them and tapping into their excellent channel contacts and knowledge.”
About Vigil Software
Vigil Software is a privately owned UK company, established in 2001 and based in London, which supplies Information Security Solutions to UK resellers and customers. Vigil Software carefully source and market information security solutions that help with today's increasing requirement to protect information, comply with legislation and regulation and improve productivity.
Vigil Software offer an integrated solutions portfolio and vendors are carefully selected to ensure that all solutions are easy to install, easy to use, easy to support and deliver an effective solution.
Vigil Software’s strategy of including exclusive and channel committed vendors with strong channel management provides a unique commercial proposition and partner rewards to resellers.
GrIDsure is the pioneer in pattern based authentication solutions which generate dynamic one-time passcodes. The company's award-winning solutions empower organisations to strengthen information security, ensuring user confidence without compromising user experience. GrIDsure's Personal Identification Pattern (PIP) technology is easy to use as it relies on the instinctive human ability to recall patterns, rather than memorising PINs or passwords. The company's solutions create an extra, flexible security layer that works independently as well as alongside other technologies such as PKI (Public Key Infrastructure). For further information, contact +44 (0)1480 483300 or visit www.gridsure.com.
For further information on GrIDsure, please contact:
t. 020 8224 9933
m. 07766 257776
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