CyberArk Expands Presence in Russia Through Signing of IT Guard
Newton, Mass. – October XX, 2013 – CyberArk, the company securing the heart of the enterprise, today announced that it has signed IT Guard as an additional distributor in Russia as it looks to expand its presence in the market. Already a well-established distributor, IT Guard’s experience within the sector and its extensive network of partners will help meet demand for CyberArk’s enterprise security solutions throughout Russia.
CyberArk first expanded into Russia in 2010 and since then has been working through the channel to build up its customer base and raise awareness of its solutions. As the Russian market has evolved, and new opportunities have become apparent, CyberArk has made the decision to strengthen its foothold in the region through the signing of an additional distributor.
«The time was right for CyberArk to invest further in the Russian market and IT Guard seemed like the perfect addition to our existing channel base in the region,» said Bogdan Tobol, Regional Sales Director Northern Eastern Europe at CyberArk. «As awareness around security compliance increases for organizations operating in the region, there is a real opportunity for us to showcase how our solutions will meet their regulatory needs now and in the future. As such, we are delighted to have partnered with IT Guard and believe that through its solid reputation and expertise we can meet the demands of the market.»
IT Guard has built up a wealth of experience in the security market, choosing to work solely with vendors operating in the information security space. One such vendor is HP ArcSight, a CyberArk partner, whose product, when used in conjunction with CyberArk, enables real-time privileged account monitoring and compliance for organizations.
«We are delighted to have begun working with CyberArk across Russia,» said Dmitry Danilov, Head of Enterprise Security Products Division at IT Guard. «Information security is a topic of increasing importance for Russian companies and as such, CyberArk’s solutions will be a good addition to our current remit. We are excited to develop our relationship further with CyberArk.»
IT Guard will have access to CyberArk’s entire portfolio of products, including version 8.0 of CyberArk’s recently launched privileged account security solution which features Master Policy, a bold new ‘policy engine’ that enables customers to set, manage and monitor privileged account security in a single, simple, native language interface. Master Policy is embedded at the core of all of CyberArk’s privileged account security products, providing simplified, unified and unequalled policy management.
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Dedicated to stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against cyber threats before attacks can escalate and do irreparable damage. The company is trusted by the world’s leading companies – including 40 of the Fortune 100 – to protect their highest value information assets, infrastructure and applications. CyberArk is a vital security partner to more than 1,400 global businesses, including 17 of the world’s top 20 banks. Headquartered in Newton, MA, CyberArk also has offices throughout EMEA and Asia-Pacific. To learn more about CyberArk, visit www.cyberark.com, read the company blog http://www.cyberark.com/blog/, follow on Twitter@CyberArk or Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CyberArk.
About IT Guard
IT Guard is a distributor specializing in the sale of products in the field of information security through a network of partners in the territory of Russia and CIS countries. The effective logistics and existence of warehouse infrastructure guarantees to partners timely delivery.
IT Guard company possesses high competence: has in the staff of the certified engineers, gives full support to partners at a stage of sales, is engaged in the organization of consulting and training actions for partners and their clients.
Features of IT Guard: project distribution (individual approach for every deal), value-add distribution (wide range of tools for partners), partnership with the largest integrators in the information security sector of Russia.