Leading Network Security Company Expands Presence in Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Europe
SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 13, 2017 – Untangle®, Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium business (SMB), today announced strategic distribution partnerships with Prologic, a provider of IT solutions and services in Israel, and Prodata, a provider of hardware and software solutions in South Africa serving sub-Saharan Africa, Indian Ocean islands and Europe, to bring Untangle’s products and services to market via their thousands of channel partners serving EMEA, effectively meeting rising demand for next-generation, SMB-focused security solutions—a market Untangle uniquely serves.
“Untangle NG Firewall is redefining unified threat management with its next-generation security specifically designed for the below-enterprise segment,” said Scott Devens, chief executive officer at Untangle. “Trusted by thousands of customers worldwide for its effectiveness and ease-of-use, NG Firewall is the solution of choice for organizations facing not only the challenges of network security, but also limited budgets, resources and in-house IT expertise. By selecting Untangle as their network security offering, Prodata and Prologic can provide the most cost-effective and simply powerful solution to their resellers and end customers.”
NG Firewall delivers a comprehensive solution for content filtering, malware and threat protection, secure Wi-Fi, application control, bandwidth optimization, virtual private networks and more. Untangle combines Unified Threat Management (UTM)—to address all of the key network threats—with policy management tools that enable administrators to monitor, manage and shape internet traffic. NG Firewall’s fully customizable, industry-leading reports provide administrators an unprecedented level of insight into what’s happening on their networks across all applications by user, group, time of day and more.
“Our mission is to offer a range of IT solutions and services to SMB and enterprise customers throughout Israel,” said Lior Levi, chief executive officer at Prologic. “Our customers have grown increasingly concerned about the threats to their businesses posed by cyberattacks. We chose Untangle NG Firewall for its reputation as a trusted, software-based solution that is flexible enough to be deployed in a number of different scenarios, from hardware to virtual machines to the cloud, easily and quickly—without a steep learning curve or costly client-side maintenance.”
Recent threats like the WannaCry ransomware outbreak grabbed headlines worldwide, putting IT professionalas on high alert. Such attacks have highlighted the need for organizations to put sufficient perimeter security in place to safeguard networks from the ever-evolving threat landscape. These strategic distribution partnerships will enable greater reach for the Untangle NG Firewall solution, enabling organizations throughout EMEA to protect their networks, devices and bottom lines from the impact of new and emerging threats.
“We selected Untangle NG Firewall as the uncontested best choice for our customers based on its reputation in the IT community at large,” said Jay Bradley, managing director at Prodata. “As a battle-tested, open source product, Untangle was the clear winner when it came to feature completeness, ease of use, and speed of deployment. We are excited to bring Untangle NG Firewall to market to meet the huge, unmet demand for cost-effective, flexible network security in sub-Saharan Africa.”
Untangle Partner Program
As a global leader in network security solutions, Untangle is committed to helping distributors meet channel and customer needs by delivering a powerful, easy-to-use and affordable product portfolio designed to simplify the lives of IT professionals. Untangle provides complete solutions for total threat protection, stopping attacks before they ever reach users and devices. Our software-based approach means that the channel has complete flexibility when it comes to deployment. Untangle puts ease of use first, ensuring that its products work with real-world budgets, resources and IT expertise. Learn more about Untangle’s Partner Program at www.untangle.com.
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle’s integrated suite of software and appliances provides enterprise-grade capabilities and consumer-oriented simplicity to organizations with limited IT resources. Untangle’s award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world. Untangle is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, www.untangle.com.
Prologic Ltd. provides advanced IT services, specializing in infrastructure solutions, application development, and database-oriented solutions. As experts in IT infrastructure, Prologic’s Professional Services Division offers fully integrated solutions, including consulting, projects, training, implementation, and outsourcing. The company’s long term experience is backed by a deep understanding of market needs and by acknowledging both local and international IT communities.
Founded in 1992, Prodata is a leading Value Added Distributor of specialised hardware and software solutions across the African Continent, Indian Ocean Islands and Europe. With sound management, a driven sales team and an excellent administrative support system, Prodata is a master in the distribution field.
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