Avecto Ltd, the leader in Windows
privilege management, today announced rapid momentum for its
European Channel initiatives. In just five months since announcing the
launch of Avecto's Channel program, the company has swiftly
capitalized on the demand for Windows least privilege management
solutions in the region by signing key European distributors
servicing 28 countries throughout Western and Eastern Europe.
During the later part of 2010, Avecto plans to add 15 additional
channel partnerships with value-added resellers and system
integrators to offer Avecto Privilege Guard to
enterprises in these key European countries, whilst also continuing
to expand into AsiaPac.
The newest members of the Avecto Channel program
- TD Azlan - the leading value added distributor
of Enterprise technology solutions in Europe will provide Avecto's
solutions to the Benelux region. TD Azlan delivers solutions for
optimal Application Availability that ensures information is
available "anytime, anyplace, anywhere" in a manageable, efficient
and secure way.
- headtechnology - a leading value added
distributor in Germany and Eastern Europe, specializing in
IT-security and offering a broad range of best of breed technology
products. The organization's solution portfolio offers stability,
application acceleration and enhancement, consolidated in "absolute
- Inuit AB - one of the foremost value added
distributors in Sweden and Iceland, specializing in corporate IT
security and system management. Inuit offers "simple and smart"
solutions for least privilege management, e-mail, Web, endpoint,
helpdesk and network management to solve critical business problems
for its clients.
"Adding Avecto's Privilege Guard to our portfolio enables us to
deliver a best-in-class security solution to our customers," said
Thorir Eggertsson, CEO of Inuit. "By providing customers with the
ability to remove admin rights from their users, we are empowering
them to reduce total cost of ownership of their Windows systems
while improving operational efficiency."
Avecto Privilege Guard is the industry's most comprehensive
solution for enabling the security principle of least privilege in
Windows environments. Privilege Guard eliminates the need to assign
admin rights to users and allows enterprises to dynamically assign
these rights to applications, tasks and scripts. Privilege Guard
enables users to log on to Windows desktops and servers with
minimal rights while empowering them to perform their day-to-day
role, leading to increased security, simplified compliance with
industry regulations and reduced support costs.
"Organizations are facing ever-increasing demands for compliance
with regulations that require the implementation of least
privilege. They need to create strong, effective and secure
environments in which they can process business critical data,"
said Harry Zorn, CEO of headtechnology. "Privilege Guard from
Avecto enables customers to create secure, auditable and compliant
Windows environments to more effectively meet these security and
"Improving desktop management is a big issue for many of our
customers, particularly as they migrate to Windows 7, said Imre
Hüsen, Division Manager Virtualization of TD Azlan. "The added
security, efficiency and desktop standardization that Privilege
Guard automatically builds into Windows migration initiatives
dramatically simplifies this process for our clients."
"We are very proud to announce our rapid European channel
expansion with the addition of Inuit, Headtechnology and TD Azlan
as our newest partners," said Carina Rozendaal, director of
European channels for Avecto. "Their experience, integrity and
enthusiasm make them the perfect value added distributors to
introduce Privilege Guard into Europe and give our growing number
of enterprise customers the quality of support they need. We look
forward to a long and prosperous partnership with these
organizations as we work together to simplify least privilege
management for enterprises throughout Europe".