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Westcon Group Signs Expanded Distribution Agreement with VASCO Data Security in BENELUX

VASCO solutions are now available in Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, UK, France, Italy, Scandinavia, Australia and New-Zealand

Westcon Group Signs Expanded Distribution Agreement with

VASCO Data Security

 

Premier Security Authentication Portfolio Now Available  in Belgium, Luxembourg and Netherlands

 

Houten, Netherlands – April 9, 2013 - Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced its security business practice signed an expanded distribution agreement with VASCO Data Security, International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com).  Vasco is a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products and services.

 

Under terms of the agreement, VASCO’s full portfolio of authentication and electronic signature solutions is now available to Westcon’s reseller partners across Belgium and Luxembourg.  The agreement builds on a previous relationship in the UK, France, Italy, Scandinavia, Australia and New-Zealand.

 

Jan Valcke, VASCO President and COO comments: "Partnering with a security distributor such as Westcon allows us to expand our presence with its Belgium Luxembourg and Dutch resellers. By combining Westcon’s local expertise with our award-winning authentication solutions, Westcon and its resellers will now be able to effectively address their customers’ toughest challenges associated with authentication and e-signatures.”

 

With its DIGIPASS technology, VASCO offers comprehensive solutions with e-signature and user authentication functionality over a variety of platforms. With its latest MYDIGIPASS.COM platform, VASCO also addresses the need for cloud based security.

 

“We see a great opportunity for our resellers in Belgium Luxemburg and Netherlands to upsell two-factor authentication to their enormous installed base of firewalls and remote access customers.” said Willem de Haan, Senior Vice President EMEA , Westcon Group Security Division. “Nowadays companies demand solutions capable of protecting business-critical applications on premise, on mobile devises as in the cloud.”

 

For more than 25 years, Westcon has built a reputation as the market’s leading distributor of security technology. Holding relationships with the most strategic players in the market – and offering unmatched experience working with the full range of solutions - Westcon provides the services and support necessary for partners to realize new revenue opportunities associated with the market’s premier security offerings.

 

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About Westcon Group

Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon’s teams create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon Group organization enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. Westcon Group’s portfolio of market-leading vendors includes: Juniper Networks, Brocade, Cisco, Polycom, F5, Avaya, Check Point, and Blue Coat. For more information, please visit: www.westcongroup.com.

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David.Devalckeneer@westconsecurity.be