SOURCE: Westcon Group, Inc.

Westcon Group, Inc.

June 22, 2009 11:35 ET

Westcon Security Europe Announces BlueTouch™ Certification for Resellers

Enterprise Level WAN Optimization and Web Security Appliances Now Supported Through Blue Coat Systems' Partner Program

HOUTEN, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - June 22, 2009) - Westcon Group, Inc., the leading specialty distributor in networking, convergence, security and mobility, announced that Westcon Security has added 24x7 support for WAN Optimization and Secure Web Gateway solutions from Blue Coat Systems since recently becoming member of the Blue Coat BlueTouch™ Support Partner Program.

With security infrastructure strength and reliability among the critical concerns for enterprise organizations today, Westcon Security is extending its proven support capabilities to Blue Coat products. Westcon Security Services is already known for its Quality of Service (QoS), high level expertise and commitment on service level, which is already recognized by other leading security vendors including Check Point, Juniper & F5.

From many years, Westcon Security has been a respected Global Blue Coat Channel Partner and a Global Blue Coat BTSP (BlueTouch™ Service Partner), a warranty of first-class support for both reseller and end-user.

"Blue Coat is a very important manufacturer partner for Westcon Security Europe. Their innovative security approach provides a unique combination of application and data security to our customer base. The BlueTouch™ accreditation reflects the level of expertise our engineers have been able to develop and also our commitment to Blue Coat's success across Europe," commented Willem J.H. De Haan, Vice President Europe and Middle East, Westcon Security Europe.

"BlueTouch Support Partners like Westcon provide a highly qualified level of support that enables customers to fully realize the advantages that Blue Coat Application Delivery Networking Infrastructure delivers," said Marcel Barat, Director of Worldwide BlueTouch Partner Programs at Blue Coat Systems. "Westcon's market presence and proven capability to deliver level 1 and level 2 support is a win-win situation for everyone."

The BlueTouch™ certification has been granted to Westcon Security Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and United Kingdom. Westcon Support is available 24x7 and is served by certified Blue Coat engineers.

For more information on Blue Coat solutions and services, visit http://securitypoint.westcon.com

About Westcon Group

Westcon Group, Inc. is the leading specialty distributor in networking, security, mobility and convergence for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Nortel, Avaya and Polycom. 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 www.westcongroup.com.

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    Westcon Group, Inc.
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