Leader in Endpoint Protection Extends Global Reach with European Operations; Welcomes Distology as European Channel Partner
BOSTON, March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Confer, a leader in endpoint detection and response (EDR), today announced the expansion of operations in Europe, growing its global footprint to address increased market demand for its Converged Endpoint Security platform. Confer will support this expanded international presence with a dedicated team based in the United Kingdom, addressing customer demand through a high-value global channel partner program aimed at delivering award-winning endpoint security to customers throughout Europe. Additionally, Confer has added Distology, a leading IT security value-added distributor as a channel partner in Europe.
"Confer is already protecting endpoints in more than 60 countries and we have seen a marked increase in demand for our platform in Europe since last year," said Mark Quinlivan, CEO, Confer. "With an expanded presence in the region, we can accelerate our market strategy and provide local support to our customers and partners with advanced endpoint security technology, enabling them to deliver on the promise of secure business."
Confer's Converged Endpoint Security platform makes it cost-effective for any size organization to prevent, detect and respond to both commodity and advanced threats quickly and effectively across endpoints, servers and cloud workloads. The solution integrates prevention, detection and incident response using a lightweight sensor, so businesses can secure millions of devices, regardless of where they are, while allowing busy security operations teams to focus on broader enterprise priorities.
Growing International Channel Partnerships
As part of the European expansion, Confer welcomes Distology into its growing community of global channel partners. Distology maintains an extensive network of IT Security resellers in the United Kingdom and Ireland with a strong reputation and focus on delivering new and innovative security solutions to the market.
"We are very excited about this new partnership with Confer. With the modern threat landscape, traditional endpoint protection products are just no longer good enough," said Distology Managing Director Hayley Roberts. "Confer offers next-generation endpoint protection across most platforms and powerful incident response capabilities that we believe will reshape how we define true endpoint protection."
Distology offers expertise within the full distribution lifecycle, from lead generation, training and enablement for its partner community, to fulfillment and front line support services.
Director of Channels Heads Up Confer Global Partner Program
Leading Confer's global channel program is Director of Channels Jeff Rogers. With more than 20 years of experience in channel sales, Jeff is responsible for the strategic direction, development and expansion of Confer's global partner community. Jeff joins Confer from Hewlett-Packard, where he led a National Partners Channel Sales Team focused on market-leading enterprise security offerings. A proven technology channel executive, Jeff has led a successful career in channel sales and management with prominent technology companies including U.S. Robotics, 3Com, Nokia, CheckPoint and TippingPoint.
Confer is committed to building profitable, professional relationships with its expanding network of partners. Focused on immediate partner enablement, Confer offers simple and efficient on-boarding and convenient one-day training. Moreover, Confer's easy- to-use partner sign-on and deal registration program ensures that opportunities are responded to and advanced quickly.
Confer offers a fundamentally different approach to endpoint security through a Converged Endpoint Security Platform, an adaptive defense that integrates prevention, detection and incident response for endpoints, servers and cloud workloads. The patented technology disrupts most attacks while collecting a rich history of endpoint behavior to support post-incident response and remediation. Confer automates this approach to secure millions of devices, regardless of where they are, allowing security teams to focus on more important activities.
Distology is a leading IT Security software distributor delivering solutions along with pre- and post-sales assistance and technical support to markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Serving IT Security resellers with vendor quality expertise and alliances with the world's most respected software manufacturers, means that Distology is able to perceive and respond to the demands of the constantly changing market environment.