Websense Adds Distributor COMPUTERLINKS to its North American Channel

Deal provides Websense expanded reach in the channel, additional options for resellers

Jun 28, 2012, 08:05 ET from Websense, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in unified web security, email security, mobile security and data loss prevention (DLP), broadened its distribution options in North America today by expanding its relationship with global distributor COMPUTERLINKS. This new agreement gives Websense North American partners and systems integrators another choice for their Websense® TRITON™ solution sales efforts.

"Websense is a superb partner because their security technology, roadmap and proven effectiveness have continued to exceed other security vendors in the same market space," said Wendy Hoey, vice president for COMPUTERLINKS North America. "Every day COMPUTERLINKS works with our customers to fully understand their business objectives, and develop specific programs and tools that will help them increase revenue. This Websense partnership is a crucial piece of our strategy to meet the security needs of today's enterprise."

COMPUTERLINKS offers a wide range of unique business development services to its reseller partners in the U.S. and Canada. The Websense and COMPUTERLINKS agreement gives Websense partners more flexibility and support for pre-and post-sales activities, including: professional services, financing options, marketing support, demand generation and much more.  

"Fortune 500 companies need to replace old generation proxies with state-of-the-art content security that stops advanced persistent threats, modern malware, and data theft," said Kurt Mills, vice president of worldwide channel sales at Websense. "And our distribution partnership with COMPUTERLINKS enables that important shift. COMPUTERLINKS is truly unique because of their ability to support partners with coordination of global enterprise deals across multiple countries."

With offices in 19 countries and more than 550 employees, COMPUTERLINKS is the distributor of choice for thousands of resellers worldwide.

For more information on the Websense Global Partner Program, please visit www.websense.com/content/Partners.aspx.

About Websense, Inc. Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in unified web security, email security, mobile security, and data loss prevention (DLP), delivers the best content security for modern threats at the lowest total cost of ownership to tens of thousands of enterprise, mid-market and small organizations around the world. Distributed through a global network of channel partners and delivered as appliance-based software or SaaS-based cloud services, Websense content security solutions help organizations leverage social media and cloud-based communication, while protecting from advanced persistent threats and modern malware, preventing the loss of confidential information, and enforcing internet use and security policies. Websense is headquartered in San Diego, California with offices around the world. For more information, visit www.websense.com.

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About COMPUTERLINKS COMPUTERLINKS is one of the leading value added distributors for international top manufacturers in information technology. As the link between the manufacturers and resellers, COMPUTERLINKS smooth the path for the successful distribution of intelligent IT solutions from the areas of e-security and e-business. The COMPUTERLINKS product portfolio is geared to the growing needs of customers for security in the field of ever more complex, global IT structures. With branches in 18 countries COMPUTERLINKS reach is constantly expanding to cover new territories and strive to retain its position as a leading VAD for international IT manufacturers, who are all market leaders in their fields. For more information, please visit http://www.computerlinks.com.

Websense Media Contact: Patricia Hogan Websense, Inc. (858) 320-9393 phogan@websense.com

COMPUTERLINKS Media Contact: Meredith Mabry COMPUTERLINKS North America (512) 672-8830 meredith.mabry@computerlinks.com

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