DeviceLock, Inc., a worldwide leader in endpoint device control software, today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with Qast Systems Solutions, Inc., one of the largest software distribution companies in Greater China.
Under the agreement Qast will distribute and market DeviceLock® endpoint security software products throughout Mainland China, Singapore and Hong Kong. The partnership with Qast Systems has become an important step in building DeviceLock’s presence in the Chinese corporate IT security market. As a member of the global DeviceLock channel partner team, Qast 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 (NT to Vista and Server 2008) 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® 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.
One of the leading software distribution companies in China and Singapore, Qast Systems Solutions, Inc specializes in software reselling, channel & online distribution, and value-added services including marketing services, localization services, and technical supports. Qast works with 10,000+ customers and resellers throughout of China and Singapore. The variety products include development tools, network application tools, image & design tools, and shareware software. The partnership between DeviceLock and Qast shall enable Qast to serve more customers and resellers locally and effectively deliver endpoint security software solutions to them.
“Qast is an exceptional international distributor with high quality support and excellent distribution capabilities,” said Ashot Oganesyan, DeviceLock CTO and Founder. “Our strategic relationship with Qast will help extend our market reach and more effectively serve the growing demand for the DeviceLock software solutions among the reseller and systems integrator community in the Chinese and other regional markets. We are excited to have Qast as our distributor and looking forward to becoming a valuable partner for them.”
“We are very excited about the strategic partnership with DeviceLock. This partnership allows us to offer the leading endpoint device control security solutions to our growing customer and reseller base in greater China. Through our joint efforts, this strategic partnership will increase revenues and bring additional business for both companies,” said Sandy Gu, VP of Business Development at Qast Systems Solutions, Inc.
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).