LONDON, UK – October 1, 2008 – DeviceLock, Inc., a worldwide leader in endpoint device control software, today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with PC Safe B.V., a software distributor which specializes in computer controlling and monitoring software in the Benelux.
Under the agreement PC Safe B.V. will distribute and market DeviceLock® endpoint security software products throughout the Benelux. The partnership with PC Safe B.V. has become an important step in expanding DeviceLock’s presence in the Benelux corporate IT security market. As a valued member of the global DeviceLock channel partner team, PC Safe B.V. will receive significant partner benefits including access to the DeviceLock partner web-portal, comprehensive product training, dedicated sales assistance, and quality technical support. In addition, the companies will implement a joint marketing program across the target markets.
DeviceLock-based software solutions proactively protect organizations of any industry and size against data leakage and corporate network infiltration by malware via the local ports of employees’ computers, thus significantly reducing business risks resulting from insider negligence, errors or malicious actions. Designed for Microsoft Windows operating systems and featuring a comprehensive central management natively integrated with Microsoft Active Directory®, DeviceLock software enables to precisely control, log, shadow-copy, and audit end-user access to any type of computer’s ports and peripheral devices including local, network and virtual printers, as well as Windows Mobile® and Palm® OS based personal mobile devices. To protect data on removable storage devices DeviceLock integrates with leading encryption products from PGP, Lexar, and TrueCrypt. In addition, DeviceLock blocks operations of USB and PS/2 hardware keyloggers.
As the leading software distribution company on controlling and monitoring user behavior at the desktop in the Benelux, PC Safe B.V. specializes in software reselling, channel & online distribution, and value-added services including marketing services, localization services, and technical supports. PC Safe B.V. works with customers and resellers throughout the Benelux and Estonia. The variety products include consumer & enterprise controlling and monitoring software and laptop recovery software. The partnership between DeviceLock and PC Safe B.V. shall enable PC Safe B.V. to serve more customers and resellers locally and effectively deliver endpoint security software solutions to them.
“PC Safe B.V. is a fast-growing and extremely motivated Benelux based distributor with high quality support and excellent distribution capabilities,” said Ashot Oganesyan, DeviceLock CTO and Founder. “The strategic relationship with PC Safe B.V. will help reinforce our market reach in the Benelux and more effectively serve the growing demand for the DeviceLock software in the region. We are enthusiastic to have PC Safe B.V. as our value-added distributor and looking forward to becoming a beneficial partner for them.”
“We are very excited about the strategic partnership with DeviceLock. This partnership allows us to perfectly complement other solutions that PC Safe supplies in the adjacent fields of controlling and monitoring with the leading endpoint device control security product from DeviceLock. Through our joint efforts, this partnership will increase revenues and bring additional business for both companies,” said Frank Schuurman, CEO at PC Safe B.V.
About DeviceLock, Inc.
Since its inception in 1996 as SmartLine Inc, DeviceLock, Inc. has been providing well-integrated and cost-effective endpoint security solutions. With more than three million computers installed in over 55,000 organizations worldwide, DeviceLock has a vast range of enterprise customers that include financial institutions, state and federal government agencies, classified military networks, telecommunications companies, and educational institutions. DeviceLock has international offices in California (U.S.), London (U.K.), Ratingen (Germany), Moscow (Russia) and Milan (Italy).
About PC Safe B.V.
Since 2005 PC Safe B.V. continuously presented itself to the Benelux market as the leading distributor and reseller of controlling and monitoring software, currently with resellers throughout the Benelux area and Estonia. PC Safe B.V. has customers in the largest enterprises, government agencies, educational institutions, law-enforcement and financial institutions. PC Safe B.V. is a member of the IT+C Group B.V.