AlertBoot Expands European Footprint with E-quipment BV Partnership

New Distributor Promises to Increase Full Disk Encryption Provider’s Presence in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg


Las Vegas, NV – June 14, 2010 -- AlertBoot, a leading provider of full disk encryption, today announced its partnership with E-quipment BV, a leading European information security provider. With this agreement, E-quipment BV can resell AlertBoot’s cloud-based encryption service throughout the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, expanding the company’s footprint in Europe, which has some of the most in-depth IT security regulations and encryption standards in the world.


“Our channel program has grown tremendously and we are excited by this strategic new partnership with E-quipment BV, which has an in-depth understanding of the security needs of the BENELUX region,” said Tim Maliyil, CEO of AlertBoot. “Not only does this partnership introduce AlertBoot into a market that fully understands the importance of full disk encryption, with a thorough knowledge of the benefits of cloud-based security software.”


AlertBoot’s channel program is one of the most competitive in the market, offering partners high recurring commissions, instead of commissions that decline over time. With AlertBoot’s Corporate Channel Partnership program, resellers have access to an easy-to-use online deal registration and lead management tool and they can leverage the same sales, training and marketing materials used by inside sales teams. In addition, partners are provided customized URLs with purchase tracking (for calculating commissions) so that they can easily drive leads to through email, embedded links or social media tools such as blogs, Facebook and Twitter. Partners also receive full tech support, which is be managed by AlertBoot’s in-house team of encryption experts.


“Encryption has become important aspect of information security throughout Europe and our new relationship with AlertBoot allows us to extend our suite of offerings to organizations of all sizes, including corporate accounts, government and small-to-midsized businesses,” said Jan Peters, managing partner of E-quipment BV. “With its ease of use and great support program, AlertBoot’s cloud-based security service allows us to extend our offerings while simplifying encryption throughout the BENELUX.”


Built on the leading Sophos Safeguard Enterprise encryption platform, AlertBoot’s 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 allowing its customers to take the onus off of IT departments, and enabling end users to more securely protect their sensitive data, while simplifying and lowering total cost of ownership.



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Media Contact:
Joyson Cherian
Welz & Weisel Communications


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 or visit AlertBoot’s Facebook fan page.


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