F-Secure appoints Beta Distribution as a UK distributor of security solutions for corporate resellers

Buckinghamshire, UK – 14th February 2018: Global cyber security company F-Secure today announces the appointment of Beta Distribution as a UK distributor for corporate resellers. Beta Distribution, Headquartered in London and with offices throughout the UK, is a specialist product, services and solutions IT distributor which serves over 3,000 resellers across the UK, including over 150 Managed Services Providers. Beta Distribution’s Technology Solutions division will act as a “Project Distributor” for F-Secure’s award-winning products, focusing on larger projects via selected managed service partners and other resellers.

F-Secure’s IT security products are renowned for their consistent high performance in threat detection, prevention and response, including protection against the latest ransomware attacks. The company has recently expanded from its traditional cloud and on-premises endpoint anti-virus products and now also offers vulnerability analysis and an advanced managed service for endpoint breach detection and response, F-Secure Rapid Detection Service.

F-Secure’s product portfolio covers the core endpoint IT security requirements of organisations from the smallest up to those of 10,000 users and above, and helps organisations comply with GDPR regulations as well as defend against the latest IT security threats to devices including laptops, workstations, servers and mobile devices. The appointment of Beta Distribution as a distributor opens new opportunities for customers across the UK to explore and benefit from F-Secure’s “Live Security”* strategy.

Keith Maskell, country sales manager, UK & Ireland, for F-Secure, said: “As with our established UK distributor, Prianto Ltd., the capability of Beta Distribution to provide strong technical support to its partners was a key factor for us in going ahead with this new distributor appointment.  The F-Secure product range and roadmap has expanded greatly following major investments and we are excited to work with Beta Distribution to further expand our support and offerings to new partners and customers.”

Tony Howard, Head of Enterprise Strategy at Beta Distribution, added: “We are very excited about the opportunity to bring F-Secure’s IT security products and services to our partners and this allows us to add Cyber Security to the Solutions and projects we are delivering. We are so impressed with the technical vision of the F-Secure product range and the advanced level of protection that is offered against modern IT security threats. We have a strong technical support capability, which we believe will be key to the value proposition we offer to our partners.”

 About Beta Distribution

Established for over 35 years, Beta Specialist Distribution is a specialist product, services and solutions IT Distributor with three distinct areas of expertise, each one with its own sales, marketing and support team. Over 3,000 registered customers buy from Beta each year. Beta Technology Solutions creates recurring revenue, enhances margin and reduces costs, by delivering relevant IT services and disruptive technology to the Managed Service Provider and Value Added Reseller. For more information, please visit: https://www.betadistribution.com/ITS

About F-Secure

Nobody has better visibility into real-life cyber attacks than F-Secure. We’re closing the gap between detection and response, utilizing the unmatched threat intelligence of hundreds of our industry’s best technical consultants, millions of devices running our award-winning software, and ceaseless innovations in artificial intelligence. Top banks, airlines, and enterprises trust our commitment to beating the world’s most potent threats. Together with our network of the top channel partners and over 200 service providers, we’re on a mission to make sure everyone has the enterprise-grade cyber security we all need.

Founded in 1988, F-Secure is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

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