AlertBoot Continues International Expansion by Partnering With Technology Empowerment Partners South Africa

Full Disk Encryption Provider Enables New Reseller to Deliver Encryption Service to Extend Presence in African Market


Las Vegas, NV – October 4, 2010 -- AlertBoot, a leading provider of full disk encryption, today announced that it has partnered with Technology Empowerment Partners South Africa (TEPSA), a value-added distributor of information security and information risk management solutions, to further expand AlertBoot’s international footprint. With this relationship, AlertBoot is enabling TEPSA to sell the company’s award-winning managed encryption solution to its customers in South Africa.


“Organizations today must protect their sensitive business and customer data from quickly evolving threats and vulnerabilities, but cannot afford to implement solutions that consume valuable IT resources,” said Tim Maliyil, CEO of AlertBoot. “AlertBoot delivers a service that enables international businesses to secure their critical information without additional pressure on the IT departments. This partnership with TEPSA allows us to reach into the South African market and provide businesses with this essential security solution.”


TEPSA provides its customers with the highest-quality cloud-based solutions from the world’s leading vendors. The company’s security solutions span the information security lifecycle, from desktop protection and network perimeter security to secure email and mobile information security. By adding AlertBoot’s encryption service to its suite of products, TEPSA can provide a complete security package to its customers. In addition, as an AlertBoot channel partner, TEPSA has access to an easy-to-use online deal registration and lead management tool, as well as the same training and marketing materials used by AlertBoot’s inside sales team.


“Security is a high priority and one of the fastest-growing areas in today’s software market, so businesses must have an IT infrastructure flexible enough to quickly respond to all threats and vulnerabilities,” said Troy Ferraris, Managing Director at TEPSA. “AlertBoot’s cloud-based security solution provides our customers with the ability to easily implement and customize encryption and enforce their security policies.”


AlertBoot’s channel program is one of the most competitive in the market. With AlertBoot’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.


Built on the leading Sophos Safeguard Enterprise encryption platform, AlertBoot’s solution allows organizations to deliver powerful encryption services to protect all of the sensitive data on their laptops, desktops and USB drives. 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.


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.



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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, visit AlertBoot’s Facebook fan page or view the YouTube channel.


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