SAN MATEO, Calif. – March 16, 2016 – AlienVault™, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced that it has signed a global distribution agreement with Westcon-Comstor, a recognized world leader in the distribution of security solutions. In addition, AlienVault will take part in Westcon-Comstor’s Global Incubation Program, which helps innovative technology vendors develop global distribution relationships for their products and services.
Based on the distribution agreement, Westcon-Comstor’s global network of technology solution providers will now have access to AlienVault’s Unified Security Management (USM) platform, which provides all of the essential controls required for complete security visibility. The new agreement also enables these partners to more efficiently address worldwide security market opportunities and gives AlienVault access to a proven distribution channel.
“With this distribution agreement in place, we can immediately and significantly expand our global reach,” said Anthony D’Angelo, vice president of worldwide channel sales, AlienVault. “Westcon-Comstor is a company that clearly understands the market's need for a security solution that integrates essential security capabilities and threat intelligence into a single offering, and its deep security expertise and large distribution footprint will allow us to provide our award-winning solutions to a larger market.”
For more than 25 years, Westcon-Comstor has partnered with the top names in IT security, allowing resellers to drive new business via the market’s most innovative security portfolio. Westcon-Comstor guides resellers to profitability, allowing customers to secure what matters most. From evaluation, pre-design and planning to technical enablement and educational support, the company offers the support necessary to ensure that their partners thrive in a challenging business environment.
“Westcon-Comstor is committed to partnering with growing and innovative companies that can help our customers tackle evolving security requirements,” said Bill Corbin, executive vice president of global sales and partner management at Westcon-Comstor. “AlienVault has already integrated many necessary security tools into its Unified Security Management platform to give organizations with smaller security teams or budgets an enterprise-class solution for threat detection and response. This is a complementary addition to our security portfolio, and this new partnership will attract, enable and support additional solution providers worldwide.”
Westcon-Comstor (WestconGroup Inc.) is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking and Data Center. The company is transforming the technology supply chain through its global capabilities in Cloud, Global Deployment and Services. Westcon-Comstor has teams in 70 countries, combining expert technical and market knowledge with industry-leading partner enablement programs. Collaborating with its partners in a unique engagement model, Westcon-Comstor strives to provide an exceptional partner experience in delivering results together. The company goes to market under the Westcon and Comstor brands.
AlienVault®, an AT&T Company, has simplified the way organizations detect and respond to today’s ever evolving threat landscape. Our unique and award-winning approach, trusted by thousands of customers, combines the essential security controls of our all-in-one platform, AlienVault Unified Security Management®, with the power of AlienVault’s Open Threat Exchange®, the world’s largest crowd-sourced threat intelligence community, making effective and affordable threat detection attainable for resource constrained IT teams.
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CommCentric Solutions (for Westcon-Comstor)