Wokingham, UK – 8th February, 2012 -- Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has signed COMPUTERLINKS, the next generation distributor of IT security, network performance and internet technology solutions, to extend its reach into the UK reseller market.
“Our customers need dynamic defenses to keep pace with today’s threats,” said Anthony Perridge, Channel Director for EMEA at Sourcefire. “There is an increasing requirement for more Agile Security™ that leverages contextual data when responding to threats. Sourcefire’s technology is uniquely designed to respond to the myriad of emerging threats that continue to impact businesses today.’’
COMPUTERLINKS has more than 20 years of experience as a Value Added Distributor of IP-based business solutions operating across Europe, Australia, The Middle East, Asia and North America. COMPUTERLINKS will distribute the entire Sourcefire solutions portfolio, which has expanded with the recent introduction of Sourcefire’s Next-Generation Firewall and Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems with Application Control. COMPUTERLINKS will also distribute Sourcefire’s new FireAMP advanced malware protection solution for enterprises.
“The Sourcefire relationship with COMPUTERLINKS is compelling for both companies. We will leverage COMPUTERLINKS’ strong relationships and expertise within the specialist security reseller community to cover the UK. COMPUTERLINKS, already a Sourcefire distributor in Sweden, Australia and the U.S., will be enabled to further expand next-generation network security and enterprise advanced malware protection to resellers in a new region,” Perridge continued.
David Caughtry, Director of Core Technologies for COMPUTERLINKS UK comments on the relationship with Sourcefire:
“The emergence of new technologies such as virtual and cloud computing and the consumerisation of IT has created new security challenges and opened networks up to a greater number of threats. It is no longer enough to just look for known threats, hackers are being more creative and security needs to be agile and adaptive to keep up with these constant changes. We believe that Sourcefire offers a best-of-breed portfolio of security solutions and we are delighted that Sourcefire has decided to partner with us in the UK as it further strengthens our existing relationship across the COMPUTERLINKS Group.”
For more information on how to partner with Sourcefire, visit www.sourcefire.com
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COMPUTERLINKS is the next generation distributor of IT security, network performance and Internet technology, providing UK and Irish channel partners with reliable, supported solutions from world-leading hardware and software manufacturers and service providers. COMPUTERLINKS concentrates on dynamic technologies such as cloud computing, virtualisation, and the growing area of IP Physical Security. It provides a comprehensive and complementary product portfolio, backed by an extensive range of knowledge-based professional and managed services, to ensure its channel partners deliver the right solutions to their customers. COMPUTERLINKS is 100 percent committed to the two-tier channel and delivers profitable growth to its partners and competitive advantage to their customers by providing a full-service package of technical, sales and marketing support, practical training and efficient logistics. The company currently has over 600 employees operating across 19 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.computerlinks.co.uk
Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq:FIRE), a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, is transforming the way global large- to mid-size organisations and government agencies manage and minimise network security risks. With solutions from a next-generation network security platform to advanced malware protection, Sourcefire provides customers with Agile SecurityTM that is as dynamic as the real world it protects and the attackers against which it defends. Trusted for more than 10 years, Sourcefire has been consistently recognised for its innovation and industry leadership with numerous patents, world-class research, and award-winning technology. Today, the name Sourcefire has grown synonymous with innovation, security intelligence and agile end-to-end security protection. For more information about Sourcefire, please visit www.sourcefire.com.
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Sourcefire Media Contact:
+44 118 900 1135
COMPUTERLINKS Media Conact:
Goode International Ltd
+44 1491 873323
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