WALLIX Strengthens its Position in the United Kingdom by Signing an Agreement with Tech Data, the Global Leader in IT Distribution
- WALLIX accelerates its development in the United Kingdom by signing a partnership agreement with the European leader in IT distribution, Tech Data.
- As a distributor, Tech Data works with over 6,500 resellers and integrators to provide solutions to thousands of businesses throughout the UK.
- The partnership with Tech Data will increase the distribution of WALLIX solutions in the United Kingdom, offering UK companies all its expertise in access and identity security.
Paris, November 30, 2021 – WALLIX (Euronext ALLIX), a European cybersecurity software publisher and expert in access and identity security, is accelerating its development in the United Kingdom by signing a partnership agreement with the leading global distributor and solutions aggregator for the IT ecosystem, Tech Data, a TD SYNNEX (NYSE: SNX) company. This new partnership reflects the strengthening of WALLIX’s channel strategy worldwide. In the last year, WALLIX has signed major agreements with IT distribution leaders worldwide, including Arrow in the United States, Tech Data in Germany, Spain, and now in the United Kingdom.
The UK is a key region for WALLIX, where thanks to its reseller and integrator partner network, WALLIX is already well established. WALLIX supports companies in particularly sensitive sectors such as finance and industry, including a world leader in the automotive industry, as well as telecoms, transport, energy, local authorities, retail, and the health sector including NHS Birmingham.
NHS Birmingham is the public health system of the UK’s second-most populous city. At the beginning of the COVID-19 health crisis, NHS Birmingham called upon WALLIX to strengthen its cybersecurity. In facing the pandemic, NHS Birmingham (like healthcare institutions worldwide) had to adapt to cope with the massive influx of patients, ensure continuity of care, and limit the virus spread through solutions like remote work, videoconferencing, collaborative work tools, teleconsultations, dematerialized consultation reports, and more. These practical solutions introduced many new potential entry points for hackers that WALLIX stepped up to protect.
The new partnership with Tech Data will increase the distribution of WALLIX solutions in the United Kingdom, offering UK companies expertise in access and identity security. Tech Data, as a distributor, works with more than 6,500 resellers and integrators to provide solutions to thousands of businesses throughout the region. This partnership will also allow WALLIX to strengthen its position in key sectors – industry, healthcare, critical service operators (transport, telecom, energy, water, etc.), and financial services – which were particularly affected by cyberattacks during the pandemic. WALLIX will do so by leveraging Tech Data’s reseller and integrator network, particularly operating technology (OT) specialists and managed security services providers (MSSPs).
“For all organizations now, it’s not a question of if they will be hit by a cyberattack, but when. The implementation of secure access solutions and identity protection is therefore essential, and something all partners must be ready to deliver for their customers. As a leading distributor of security solutions and services in the UK, Tech Data enables partners to address the security and data protection requirements of their customers with best-of-breed offerings. WALLIX’s unified portfolio and technical excellence, combined with the capabilities of our own specialist security practice and extensive reach into the UK market, gives partners with the opportunity to provide their customers with complete control over access to their data,” says Alison Nixon, Director, Security, UK & Ireland at Tech Data.
“This partnership marks the strengthening of WALLIX in the UK market. Thanks to this commitment, WALLIX will accelerate its development in this key region. The agreement is also a reflection of a committed local team that is heavily involved in the development of this market. This is also a recognition of our European expertise in terms of access and identity security,” explains Majid Mohammed, Channel Manager UK and Ireland at WALLIX.
“For several months now, we have been engaged in an ambitious growth plan that seeks to deploy WALLIX offer on a global scale, thanks to a network of leading partners, in the major countries where companies and organizations digital transformation requires reliable cybersecurity solutions. After Arrow in the United States and Tech Data in Germany and Spain, WALLIX signs a distribution agreement with Tech Data in the United Kingdom. This new partnership will allow us to increase our integrator and value-added reseller network, train more users on WALLIX solutions and expand our presence in local companies and organizations, especially in sensitive sectors such as healthcare, industry, and financial services. By continuing to gain market share, we want to help companies secure their sensitive access to offer more mobility to their employees and benefit from digital innovations,” adds Jean-Noel de Galzain, Founder & CEO of WALLIX.
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A software company providing cybersecurity solutions, WALLIX is the European specialist in Identity and Access Security. WALLIX’s unified solutions portfolio enables companies to respond to today’s data protection challenges. WALLIX solutions guarantee detection of and resilience to cyberattacks, which enables business continuity. The solutions also ensure compliance with regulatory requirements regarding access to IT infrastructures and critical data. The portfolio of unified solutions is distributed through a network of more than 270 resellers and integrators worldwide. Listed on Euronext (ALLIX), WALLIX supports more than 1,500 organizations in securing their digital transformation. WALLIX is a founding member of the HEXATRUST group and has been included in the Futur40, the first ranking of fast-growing companies on the stock exchange published by Forbes France, and is part of the Tech 40 index.
WALLIX affirms its digital responsibility and is committed to contributing to the construction of a trusted European digital space, guaranteeing the security and confidentiality of data for organizations as well as for individuals concerned about the protection of their digital identity and privacy. Digital technology, whether for professional or personal use, must be ethical and responsible in order to pursue a secure societal digital transformation that respects individual freedoms.
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