SOURCE: Cyberoam

October 09, 2007 10:18 ET

Redington (India) Appointed as National Distributor of Cyberoam UTM

NEWBURYPORT, MA--(Marketwire - October 9, 2007) - Cyberoam, a division of Elitecore Technologies and the leading innovator of identity-based unified threat management (UTM) solutions, is eyeing the Indian security market in a big way. Funded by one of the world's largest private equity firm, The Carlyle Group, the Company announces the appointment of Redington (India) as its National Distributor.

The global provider of branded IT products and support services, Redington (India) is set to promote Cyberoam UTM through its widespread channel network, which includes over 500 security partners across the country. Cyberoam's existing regional distributors and resellers will henceforth work through Redington. This partnership will drive Cyberoam's expansion in the fast growing security market, and is expected to generate revenue of over Rs.360 million during the current financial year.

"We are proud to have Cyberoam UTM in our product portfolio. Cyberoam, with its identity-based security, is recognized as the only next-generation UTM product. As such, Cyberoam is a value-addition to our security offerings," said Anand Chakravarthy, Head - Networking SBU, Redington (India). "Cyberoam UTM has a strong R&D and support base in India. These factors, in combination with our committed channel partners, will soon see Cyberoam holding a leading position in the security market."

Cyberoam and Redington will work closely towards enhancing Cyberoam's reach to the partner community. Partner training, customers contact program, workshops, seminars and other below-the-line activities will take place to create top-of-mind recall among partners and customers.

Referring to the partnership, Nikhil Jain, President and COO, Elitecore Technologies said, "This is a major step for Cyberoam in the Indian security market. Redington's dedicated channel network, aggressive distribution strategy and proven supply chain management expertise will enable us to take a major share in the Indian security market."

Cyberoam UTM has a satisfied customer base with more than 2000 installations. The appliance is available in the range of CR25i to CR1500i, providing comprehensive network security to large medium and small corporations, educational institutions and government organizations across more than 20 countries.

About Cyberoam

Cyberoam Identity-based UTM appliances offer comprehensive protection against existing and emerging Internet threats, including viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, phishing, pharming and more. Cyberoam delivers the complete range of security features such as stateful inspection firewall, VPN, gateway antivirus, gateway anti-malware, gateway anti-spam, intrusion detection and prevention, content filtering in addition to bandwidth management and multiple link management over a single platform. Cyberoam offers robust Internet security to corporations, educational institutions and government organizations worldwide, and its solutions are certified by the ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon Business, and the Virtual Private Network Consortium. Cyberoam has also received the 2007 Global Excellence Awards for Integrated Security Appliance, Security Solution for Education and Unified Security, and the 2007 Tomorrow's Technology Today Award for Unified Security. Cyberoam has offices in the Newburyport, MA and India. For more information, please visit www.cyberoam.com

About Elitecore Technologies

Elitecore Technologies Limited is the global provider of Cyberoam UTM appliances. Elitecore's other divisions include Crestel Convergent Billing Solution that meets the voice, data, video billing and customer care requirements of Tier-1 service providers and 24online Billing and Bandwidth Management Solution for hotels, hotspots and Internet service providers. Elitecore has a strong R&D base and support center in India; it has sustained a healthy growth rate of over 75 % since inception. For more information, please visit www.elitecore.com

About Redington India (www.redingtonindia.com)

Redington India Ltd is a leading IT distribution player in the Indian, Middle-east and African regions. Commencing Indian operations in 1993, it has successfully transformed itself from a pure IT product distribution firm with traditional cash and carry model to a leading integrated supply chain solution provider that includes non-IT products and involves management of large inventories.