SOURCE: Westcon Group, Inc.

Westcon Group, Inc.

March 30, 2010 15:41 ET

Westcon Releases Updated Version of Its Popular Network Security Solutions Handbook, Comprehensive Resource for Security-Oriented Resellers

Security Handbook, Available in Both Electronic and Print Mediums, Designed to Help Resellers Increase Their Success in Security Sales

TARRYTOWN, NY--(Marketwire - March 30, 2010) -  Westcon Group, Inc., the leading specialty distributor in networking, convergence, security and mobility, announced that it has released the latest edition of its Network Security Solutions Handbook, the authoritative resource guide for security oriented resellers.

The handbook, which is once again available as a desk reference or an ebook (both online and as a flash drive), is over 200 pages and includes offerings from Westcon's key security-focused vendor partners as well as a detailed, independent security market assessment from the highly regarded research firm, Current Analysis. The handbook is complimentary to resellers registered with Westcon's SecurityPoint program.

"Since we issued the first edition of our Network Security Solutions Handbook two years ago, we've had a wealth of feedback and suggestions from customers to draw from and build upon," commented Anthony Daley, executive vice president, The Americas, Westcon Group. "The handbook is now an even stronger resource for solution providers involved in the design and configuration of multi-vendor security solutions."

Dean Darwin, vice president of worldwide channel sales for F5 Networks added: "The security market is more complex than ever, especially considering the need to secure data center and virtualization technology. Westcon's Network Security Solutions Handbook provides resellers with a roadmap to help them navigate through this, complete with product information sheets, selling tips and other valuable market information so they can make the right decisions."

"Westcon's Network Security Solutions Handbook delivers important perspective on recent trends in the security market and helps us identify and understand the most relevant manufacturer solutions," commented Kirk Jones, president of SOS Security, a Houston, TX-based reseller. "By issuing this valuable resource, Westcon brings together all the information we need in one place -- this is an enormous time saver." 

For more information, please visit Westcon's SecurityPoint portal at

About Westcon Group
Westcon Group, Inc. is the leading specialty distributor in networking, security, mobility and convergence for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Avaya, Polycom and F5 Networks. Through its Westcon, Comstor and Voda One business practices, Westcon Group sells products and services to resellers, systems integrators and service providers. Westcon Group has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including voice-over Internet protocol, or VoIP, security for networking and communications systems, remote access, Internet and e-business, virtual private networks, videoconferencing and wireless connectivity. For more information, visit

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