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Arrow Expands Security Portfolio with IronKey Endpoint ProtectionArrow ECS and IronKey Sign NA Distribution Agreement for Secure Portable Storage Solution
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], and IronKey, a leader in secure portable computing solutions, announced a value-added distribution agreement for the North American information technology channel. The two companies are targeting the enterprise market and resellers that service these customers.
"IronKey Enterprise is a solution for the loss of regulated or confidential data. It integrates easily with RSA, McAfee and VMware solutions to create an affordable and simple, yet scalable and reliable, portable secure storage solution for the mobile workforce," said Arthur Wong, chief executive officer for IronKey. "Our alliance with Arrow ECS is a natural fit given that it distributes these highly complementary solutions."
Suited for customers in virtually any industry, IronKey Enterprise is a mobile-encrypted storage device providing data encryption and end-point security that can be managed through a centralized cloud-computing solution. As one of IronKey's Enterprise Value-Add Distributors, Arrow ECS will provide sales, training, engineering, marketing, and financial support to IronKey Elite resellers.
For Elite resellers, IronKey Enterprise serves as a natural extension to their existing security practice, as it adds to end-point protection, data protection and strong authentication installations to generate new and additional revenue opportunities and enhanced margins. Arrow ECS resellers interested in jump-starting a security storage practice can offer IronKey's award-winning, secure solution for portable and managed data storage for mobile workforce users in the enterprise.
"As a cost-effective, simple-to-deploy and manageable data security solution, IronKey Enterprise offers a particularly compelling value proposition for resellers seeking to establish a storage security practice," said Mike Nowlan, vice president of security, virtualization and networking for Arrow ECS in North America. "Connecting our resellers to this solution will assist them with realizing additional revenue opportunities."
See IronKey Enterprise in booth #2339 at the RSA 2011 Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco on Feb. 14-18. For more information about IronKey's presence at the RSA conference, contact email@example.com or visit www.Ironkey.com.
IronKey provides essential security products for mobile and remote workers. IronKey solutions protect remote workers from the threats of data loss, compromise of passwords, and computers infected by malicious software and crimeware. IronKey multifunction devices connect to a computer's USB port and are easy to manage with the IronKey management service. This allows users to securely carry up to 32GB of sensitive corporate data, strongly authenticate to VPNs and corporate networks, and isolate remote workers from malicious software and crimeware. IronKey customers include Fortune 500 companies, healthcare providers, financial institutions, and government agencies around the world.
ABOUT ARROW ENTERPRISE COMPUTING SOLUTIONS
Arrow ECS, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], provides enterprise and midrange computing products, services and solutions to value-added resellers, system integrators, and independent software vendors. Based in Englewood, Colo., and with offices in 28 countries, Arrow ECS connects its customers to the world's foremost technology suppliers. Arrow ECS reported $5.8 billion in global enterprise computing solution sales in 2010. Visit ecs.arrow.com for more information.
SOURCE: Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions
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