CyberGuard Adds Commtech Distribution Of Ireland As New Value-Added Distributor In Highest It Valued European Nation
Bracknell, UK and Dublin, Ireland (September 19, 2005) – CyberGuard(r) Corporation (NASDAQ: CGFW), a global provider of security solutions that protect the business-critical information assets of Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced the signing of a distribution partnership with leading Irish value-added distributor, Commtech Distribution.
Commtech will now supply CyberGuard’s complete range of Firewall/VPN and Content Security Management appliances as well as their Enterprise-class Security Management Software, Global Command CenterTM.
Justin Owens, Managing Director for Commtech commented stating, “At Commtech we are constantly striving to deliver the best technology at a competitive value within our region. Acting as an intermediary, we will be in a position to supply security professionals from every environment; from the small business to the enterprise, with CyberGuard’s award winning and highly credited range of network security solutions.”
Owens continues: “We are advantageously placed in a progressive IT marketplace. The anticipated growth for Ireland is estimated to be nearly double that expected by any other nation in Europe by the European Information Technology Observatory. Albeit having a small population of just four million people, we’re sitting on an IT services market worth roughly EUR800 million a year.”
Commtech Distribution is a leading Irish & UK Distributor of specialist network and Internet security products and services. Partnering with key leaders in the industry, Commtech offers superior new security technology coupled with network security training and support to satisfy local market needs and requirements.
CyberGuard’s UK & Ireland Channel Sales Manager, Jon Mitchell added by saying, “By adding Commtech as an additional distributor in Ireland, CyberGuard has strategically increased it’s presence in a marketplace with the highest IT growth expectancy in 2006 for all of Europe.”
Mitchell concluded saying: “Commtech brings a wealth of experience and expertise and is uniquely placed to augment the sales of CyberGuard’s complete range of security solutions. From the core to the edge, their dedicated support and assistance for the reseller is precisely what we look for in a distributor.”
About CyberGuard Corporation
CyberGuard Corporation (NASDAQ: CGFW) delivers a suite of integrated information security solutions to provide Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations with the confidence that their critical information assets are protected. Based on the company’s Total Stream Protection framework and managed via its Global Command Center, CyberGuard’s products go beyond network-level security to provide protection against the most dangerous application-layer vulnerabilities and avoid potential damage, securing the entire data stream. With a growing and satisfied number of brand-name customers, CyberGuard has deployed more than 250,000 products across the globe. Headquartered near Boca Raton, Fl., the company has offices and training centers around the world. For more information visit www.CyberGuard.com.
Commtech is a leading Irish & UK Distributor of specialist network and Internet security products and services. Partnering with key leaders in the industry, Commtech offers superior new security technology coupled with network security training and support to satisfy local market needs and requirements.
Commtech’s portfolio includes some of the biggest names in IT security. With these vendor partnerships, resellers and systems integrators can source every critical IT security function direct from Commtech: anti-virus, anti-spam, firewalls, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, content control, SSL VPN’s, wireless security, and email security.