AlertBoot Partners with Virtual Network Consult to Increase EMEA Presence

New Global Partnership Allows Full Disk Encryption Provider to Deliver Managed Service to Customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Las Vegas, NV – October 18, 2010 -- AlertBoot, a leading provider of full disk encryption, today announced a new partnership with Virtual Network Consult (VNC), a value-added distributor of commercial open source and cloud solutions. This relationship extends the company’s international footprint by allowing VNC to sell AlertBoot’s award-winning managed encryption solution to customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

“As cybercriminals continue to target sensitive corporate and customer information, encryption becomes an essential part of safeguarding business data,” said Tim Maliyil, CEO of AlertBoot. “Organizations around the world are looking for data encryption solutions that protect against these threats without additional costs or resources. Through this partnership with VNC, AlertBoot provides customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa a scalable, highly secure hard disk encryption service that protects critical data without disrupting day-to-day operations.”

VNC delivers the highest quality commercial open source and cloud-based solutions from the world’s leading vendors. By partnering with AlertBoot, VNC is able to increase its suite of security offerings and position itself as a leading value-added distributor for commercial open source and cloud solutions. In addition, AlertBoot will offer VNC the same easy-to-use online deal registration, lead management tools and training and marketing materials used by AlertBoot’s inside sales team.

“The EMEA region has some of the world’s strictest security regulations and our customers demand cost-effective solutions that allow them to adhere to those standards,” said Andrea Wörrlein, CEO of VNC. “Our partnership with AlertBoot not only provides our customers with a simple-to-use encryption solution that addresses compliance issues, it also empowers them to manage security without increasing costs.”

AlertBoot’s channel program is one of the most competitive in the market. With the company’s Corporate Channel Partnership program, resellers have access to full tech support, which is managed by AlertBoot’s in-house team of encryption experts. Partners also receive customized URLs with purchase tracking (for calculating commissions), so they can easily drive leads to through email, embedded links or social media tools such as blogs, Facebook and Twitter.

AlertBoot provides organizations with an encryption solution that allows IT departments to take a hands-off approach to security. Powered by Sophos’ leading Safeguard Enterprise encryption platform, AlertBoot’s award-winning solution provides organizations with powerful encryption services to protect all of their sensitive data, regardless of where it resides. By offering full disk encryption in the cloud, AlertBoot is simplifying security and lowering the total cost of ownership for its customers.

For additional information about AlertBoot and its cloud-based, managed encryption service, please visit:

Media Contact:
Joyson Cherian
Welz & Weisel Communications

About VNC

VNC is a leading Value Added Distributor for commercial open source and cloud solutions in EMEA with a portfolio reaching from marketing / PR & sales, channel building and partner management to training and professional services delivery for IT vendors and their partners. VNC Professional Services comprises presales, implementation, customization, development and roll-out as well as maintenance and support. For more information on VNC visit

About AlertBoot

AlertBoot offers cloud-based full disk encryption, USB drive encryption and a comprehensive suite of disk security solutions as a centralized, managed service for companies of all sizes. By encrypting fixed and external hard disks and removable media, AlertBoot prevents unauthorized access to mobile and stationary endpoint devices. Headquartered in Las Vegas, AlertBoot offers a cost-effective, web-based secure full disk encryption service for organizations that want highly scalable, easy-to-deploy hard disk encryption and laptop data security. For more information about AlertBoot, follow @AlertBoot on Twitter, visit AlertBoot’s Facebook fan page or view the YouTube channel.

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