PKWARE Announces International Channel Partnership with Vistorm, an HP Company
MILWAUKEE, WI (June 17 , 2010) – PKWARE®, a leading provider of data-centric, cross-platform data security and compression solutions, announced that the company has signed a channel partnership agreement with Vistorm™, an HP company, with a complete portfolio of information security services.
Increased business and regulatory demand for data-level security, combined with the growing sophistication of internal and external threats, have accelerated demand for PKWARE’s SecureZIP® solutions. Additionally, the need for improving data center performance and saving storage costs has also driven demand for PKWARE’s PKZIP® advanced data compression solutions.
“Our partnership with Vistorm will expand the availability of SecureZIP and PKZIP to public and private organizations operating domestically in the U.K. and in international markets,” said Jon Shaw, Managing Director, EMEA for PKWARE. “Vistorm’s commitment to security as an enabler of successful business aligns well with our ability to provide solutions that offer non-disruptive implementation and deployment, as well as centralized encryption management.”
PKWARE’s persistent data security and compression solutions complement many of Vistorm’s Secure Advantage Portfolio of products, including full or whole disk encryption, digital rights management, data leakage prevention (DLP), and transport encryption.
“We see PKWARE as a perfect fit for addressing the business opportunities in the rapidly growing market for data-centric security,” said Dan Turner, Chief Operating Officer and CTO for Vistorm, an HP Company. “Every day, we are speaking with customers who need to comply with regulatory mandates and protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII). PKWARE’s unique cross-platform solutions help our customers achieve a measureable reduction in infrastructure costs while efficiently managing PII and other compliance risks.”
PKWARE’s SecureZIP and PKZIP product families are available immediately through Vistorm.
About VISTORM, and HP company
Vistorm, an HP Company, is an information security specialist with a history of pioneering solutions that are proven to deliver a measurable reduction in business risk and lower the long-term investment in information security.
Traditional security companies focus on security threats and help businesses lock down information in order to protect it. Our success is driven by viewing information security differently, and through a strategic risk based approach we secure the freedom of information within and around the organization. We call it Complete Information Security.
We deliver this by structuring a strategic, end to end approach around the four most critical areas of the complete security lifecycle: Security Consulting, Programmes, Operations and Governance. This way we can engage with our clients at different stages and help them to move them through the cycle - from initial risk reviews or audits through to the full management of significant parts of their Security Operations, and ultimately, to full Security Governance.
With full service capabilities and unique Security Governance frameworks and toolsets - all supported by a comprehensive global Research and Development division - we deliver Complete Information Security for many of the world’s most successful enterprise clients.
As the inventor and continuing innovator of the ZIP standard, PKWARE, Inc. is a global technology leader known around the world as the expert in data compression and file management. With the launch of SecureZIP in 2005, PKWARE successfully entered the data security marketplace, combining ZIP compression and strong encryption to deliver an innovative data-centric security solution.
Today, SecureZIP and PKZIP are used worldwide by over 200 government agencies and 30,000 corporate entities, including 90% of the Fortune 100. Organizations in financial services, banking, government, healthcare, and retail use PKWARE solutions daily to protect sensitive data, meet compliance requirements, avoid liability risk, and reduce their overall costs and operational overhead. PKWARE, a privately held company, was founded in 1986 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; additional offices are located in New York, Ohio, and the United Kingdom.
To learn more about PKWARE and how they have helped thousands of organizations solve their data security and file management challenges, please visit www.pkware.com.
Eric Lien, VP of Marketing
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