Webroot and Tech Data Partner to Deliver Real-time, Collective Threat Intelligence through Expanded Cybersecurity Capabilities
Designed for MSPs and Resellers Transitioning to Managed Services, Webroot offers Smart, Easy-to-deploy and Highly Effective Endpoint Protection through Tech Data Solutions Store
Apr 26, 2016, 08:00 ET
BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, the market leader in next-generation endpoint security and cloud-based collective threat intelligence, today announced a strategic agreement with Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD). Under the terms of the agreement, Tech Data is offering MSPs, solution providers, and resellers in the U.S. the opportunity to license, deploy, and manage Webroot's intelligent endpoint protection and real-time, collective threat intelligence to its customers.
Tech Data, one of the world's largest IT distributors, is expanding its Tech Data Cloud portfolio with Webroot SecureAnywhere® Business Endpoint Protection with Global Site Manager through the company's award-winning Tech Data Cloud Solutions Store. Cloud-based Webroot SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection offers the channel and MSP community better protection and performance alongside increased operating margins, reducing complexities associated with managing traditional security solutions.
"This partnership with Tech Data underscores Webroot's commitment to the channel and MSP community and supports their desire for flexibility when purchasing Webroot solutions," said Charles Tomeo, vice president of worldwide channel and technical sales at Webroot. "With such a significant increase in cybersecurity incidents, MSPs and businesses are ramping up internet security efforts and are quickly adopting cloud-based next-generation endpoint protection products from Webroot to provide protection across multiple domains, devices, customers, and offices from a single, centralized console."
Customers leveraging Webroot SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection with the Global Site Manager console benefit from:
- Real-time, cloud-predictive Windows & OS X malware protection
- Secure web browsing with identity & privacy shields
- Feature-rich, web-based management console that supports multi-tier deployments
- Simple one-click support
"Webroot offers our channel of MSPs and solution providers an easy-to-deploy and highly effective endpoint protection," said Stacy Nethercoat, vice president, Tech Data Cloud. "Along with Tech Data Cloud's best-in-class team of cloud security experts, Webroot solutions provide lower operational costs and improved productivity. Their cloud-based approach benefits solution providers through competitive margins and a recurring revenue model that makes for a cost-effective global management experience."
Webroot's highly scalable Global Site Manager console gives MSPs and resellers a hierarchical view of the endpoints under their protection, allowing them to go from a global view of their customers down to group and individual user views. This more efficient and structured way of managing complex, multi-site deployments enables MSPs and resellers to view in real time the number of devices deployed by each customer and whether those endpoints need attention.
Partnering with companies around the globe, Webroot provides MSPs, resellers, and systems integrators enhanced privacy, performance, and protection through exclusive partner programs. To learn more, visit www.webroot.com/us/en/partners.
About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world's largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 105,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $26.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2016. It is ranked No. 107 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies." To learn more, visit www.techdata.com, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Webroot delivers next-generation endpoint security and threat intelligence services to protect businesses and individuals around the globe. Our smarter approach harnesses the power of cloud-based collective threat intelligence derived from millions of real-world devices to stop threats in real time and help secure the connected world. Our award-winning SecureAnywhere® endpoint solutions and BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence Services protect tens of millions of devices across businesses, home users, and the Internet of Things. Trusted and integrated by market-leading companies, including Cisco, F5 Networks, Aruba, Palo Alto Networks, A10 Networks, and more, Webroot is headquartered in Colorado and operates globally across North America, Europe, and Asia. Discover Smarter Cybersecurity™ solutions at www.webroot.com.
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