ASBIS to enhance software portfolio with Kerio products

ASBIS to enhance software portfolio with Kerio products

Press-release: ASBIS has signed a distribution agreement with Kerio Technologies Inc., a leading innovator in IT security and messaging. This agreement licenses ASBIS to distribute Kerio MailServer and Kerio WinRoute Firewall to its partners in Eastern Europe.

Press-release

Limassol (Cyprus), July 14, 2009 – ASBIS, an expert in the distribution of Information Technology products to the EMEA emerging markets, has signed a distribution agreement with Kerio Technologies Inc., a leading innovator in IT security and messaging. This agreement licenses ASBIS to distribute Kerio MailServer and Kerio WinRoute Firewall to its partners in Eastern Europe.

As value added distributor, ASBIS will introduce its channel to the Kerio Partner Program, provide localized technical support and help train the Kerio partner community. Additionally, ASBIS’ resellers in EE countries (in Hungary, Slovakia and Croatia at the first stage) will gain access to Kerio Partner Program benefits including the sales and technical certification program, and marketing support in their native languages.

“Kerio products are acclaimed by experts and pro users as highly secured, stable, easy-to-use and cost-effective solutions for a wide range of network environments,” says Laurent Journoud, Executive Vice-President for Sales and Marketing at ASBIS. “We are extremely pleased to enter the distribution agreement with Kerio to enhance our software portfolio to the SMB market with the mature and easily-deployable Internet messaging and firewall products.”

“Asbis is a very well-known brand and has the expertise for distributing leading technologies worldwide,” said Jozef Belvoncik, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Eastern Europe for Kerio Technologies, Inc. “We look forward to a great partnership with Asbis and to supporting their SMB resellers with Kerio MailServer and Kerio WinRoute Firewall.”

About Kerio Technologies, Inc.

Innovating in Internet security since 1997, Kerio Technologies, Inc. provides Internet messaging and firewall software for small-to-medium sized businesses and organizations worldwide. Kerio is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has offices in New York, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Germany and Russia. Kerio is a member of CalConnect, a calendaring and scheduling consortium; a premier member of the Apple Developer Connection; and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. Kerio has more than 4,400 business partners in 108 countries. Technology partners include McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE), IBM Corporation (NYSE: IBM), and Notify Technology Corporation (OTCBB: NTFY). For more information, please visit www.kerio.com

About ASBIS

ASBISc Enterprises PLC (WSE: ASB) is based in Cyprus and specializes in the distribution of IT products from worldwide leading manufacturers such as Intel, Seagate, Hitachi, Microsoft, Samsung, AMD, Toshiba and DELL. Asbis has own subsidiaries in 26 countries, more than 1,000 employees, 30,000 active customers, and its revenues reached US$ 1.5 billion in 2008. For further information, visit the company's website at www.asbis.com. 

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