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Watchful Software

September 17, 2013 08:30 ET

Watchful Software and German Value Added Distributor 3KV Sign Agreement to Address the DACH Marketplace

Leading Distributor Adds Watchful Software Products to Portfolio to Boost Its Information Security Technology Offering in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

MEDFORD, NJ and LISBON, PORTUGAL--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2013) - Watchful Software, a leading provider of data-centric information security solutions, and 3KV, a specialized IT distributor, today announced that they have signed a distribution agreement permitting 3KV to offer Watchful Software's advanced persistent security products to the DACH market. 3KV will provide sales and support capabilities for Watchful Software's line of security products, including RightsWATCH and TypeWATCH, to their value-added-reseller (VAR) channel in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

"We are delighted to be adding Watchful Software's world-class products to our lineup," said Falk Raudies, CEO at 3KV. "At 3KV we pride ourselves in finding our reseller channels the best in breed technologies to address their customers' needs and problems. We know by adding Watchful Software's leading software security solutions our partners will instantly have a competitive advantage in the DACH marketplace."

Andy Hahner, Business Development Director at 3KV confirmed that "Watchful Software provides a disruptive technology solution that addresses the critical business need to maintain the security of corporate information; this technology is now available to resellers and their customers in the DACH region."

"This agreement signals the increased demand that customers are placing on VARs for advanced persistent security technologies in light of today's constant information threats, and the strong market response to RightsWATCH to address these demands," said Justine Cross, business development for Watchful Software. "In addition, 3KV brings the VAR channel a true value added service. Excellent sales, pre-sales and post-sales support helps all of their partners succeed when bringing a new technology to the market."

Watchful Software's product portfolio includes RightsWATCH, a software solution that unifies data classification, with Information Rights Management, data loss strengths and functionalities to prevent security breaches or disclosure resulting from malicious wrongdoing or inadvertent misusage; and TypeWATCH, an e-Biometrics tool that leverages, with extremely high levels of accuracy, the science of keystroke dynamics to identify and authenticate users simply by the way they type on a keyboard.

About Watchful Software -
Today, sensitive information is all too often lost, leaked and sent where it shouldn't be; hence a CIO's top priority has become stopping this trend. Watchful Software lets enterprises easily address two of the most critical questions facing CIOs and CSOs today -- how do I protect my company's greatest asset (outside of its people), which is its information? And, in today's world of increasingly complex cybercrimes, how do I constantly ensure that the people accessing that information are who they say they are? Leveraging key technologies including advanced encryption algorithms, digital rights management, and e-Biometrics, the company is staffed by industry executives with decades of systems, software, networking, security, and compliance experience to address the growing need for protecting sensitive and proprietary information against accidental or malicious theft, leakage, or loss.

About 3KV -
Since foundation in 1996, 3KV has grown to become a leading, specialist distributor of wired and wireless IT infrastructure and security systems. We make networks smarter, faster and more secure. 3KV is a subsidiary of HPI AG (Hoechst Procurement International) -- ticker symbol CEW3, Frankfurt Stock Exchange -- a leading public service provider of strategic procurement management. In 2012, the specialist server and storage distributor TND AG joined the HPI Group. 3KV and TND have perfectly complementary portfolios and together can offer a fully comprehensive range of IT infrastructure solutions from the datacenter to the desk-top.

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