Stoke-on-Trent, UK. – January 9, 2012 – Tekdata Distribution Ltd, one of the UK's leading IT distributors of security solutions services, today announced a new strategic partnership that will bring the Cyberoam NetGenie product range to the UK channel.
Ken Hulme, Managing Director at Tekdata said, “We are delighted to add Cyberoam’s NetGenie HOME and SOHO routers to our extensive range of security offerings. Their addition to our portfolio will enable us to deliver UTM security to the small office, home office and consumer markets.”
He added, “The features of the NetGenie HOME router including in built anti-virus, age-appropriate content filtering, time controls, preset secure WiFi and ease of use make it the perfect solution for parents looking to control their children’s internet access with the minimum of effort and technical knowhow.”
Speaking about Cyberoam NetGenie, the latest offering from Cyberoam, Mr. Pranav Parikh-Manager Business Development for APAC and Europe, NetGenie, said "NetGenie was conceptualized based on Cyberoam’s global consumer survey that presented a strong need for such a product among home and small office Internet users. It is first of its kind appliance that integrates online security, Wi-Fi security, advanced Internet access controls, 3G-ready support, and more, in a single appliance, that will save buying and maintenance costs of separate solutions for end users".
Commenting on the partnership with Tekdata, he further added "Tekdata’s strength lies in the wide range of products they distribute and their network of resellers. We are confident of their capability of building the NetGenie brand. Additionally, the professional team and market knowledge will ensure that our sales objectives are met in the region.”
Designed to further strengthen Tekdata's extensive security product line and offer NetGenie the ability to extend its reach into the UK market, the agreement comes at a time when security and content filtering are increasingly an issue for IT managers and families alike.
About Tekdata Distribution
Tekdata Distribution is a specialist distributor of security solutions and services offering products that protect organisations from inevitable security breaches. Protecting mission critical network is essential and with Tekdata’s innovative portfolio of security products, the risk can be reduced to a minimum. Tekdata also supplies value adding services such as training, consultancy, installation and support which offers customers the best in channel knowledge, expertise and value. Our mission is to provide IT solutions and services for whatever requirement in a language that the customer understands.
NetGenie, a product of Cyberoam, is a first-of-its-kind Wi-Fi security solution which gives home and small office users a hack-free and malware-free Internet surfing experience over multiple devices including laptops, iPhones, iPads, gaming consoles, and other next-gen devices, besides protecting over Wired Internet connection. Cyberoam, the network security division of Elitecore Technologies, is in the top league of global security players with 25000+ UTM deployments and established presence in 110+ countries catering to a broad range of industries including manufacturing, retail, finance, healthcare, IT, telecommunications, hospitality and more. Cyberoam was ranked in analyst Gartner’s 2010 Magic Quadrant for UTM as a “Visionary”.
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