COMPUTERLINKS brings enterprise-grade mobile device scanning to the channel in new partnership with iScan Online
• Channel can now offer BYOD scanning solutions – anytime, anywhere
• Addresses mobile security and PCI compliance needs of enterprises
• Annual licence fee of £10 per device brings new revenue streams to channel
DALLAS and NEWMARKET, ENGLAND, September 30, 2013 - COMPUTERLINKS UK, the next generation global distributor of IT security and Internet technology solutions, today announced an agreement with iScan Online, pioneers of opportunistic BYOD security scanning on any device, to bring innovative enterprise mobility solutions to managed service providers and channel resellers. The addition of iScan Online enhances COMPUTERLINKS' existing portfolio and enables resellers to help their customers securely deliver business applications to users, whatever the device.
Dominic Wordsworth, product group manager at COMPUTERLINKS said, “While enterprise mobility continues to create new opportunities for the channel and its customers, it has also brought new challenges for security and compliance. The agreement with iScan Online provides our partners with a solution to address these challenges, which can be quickly integrated within their existing security and mobility portfolios and provides valuable additional revenue streams.”
iScan Online is available exclusively via channel partners and can be white labelled to form part of an existing mobility security solution. The recommended fee for an annual licence is £10.00 per device. While affordable, the solution provides an additional revenue opportunity for IT channel looking for best of breed enterprise mobility solutions for their customers.
iScan Online enables organisations to perform vulnerability, PCI and data discovery scans on mobile devices, through a series of browser-based technologies, mobile apps and cloud solutions. iScan Online enables enterprise-wide concurrent scanning for multiple devices and supports Microsoft Windows, Apple OS X, Android and Apple iOS devices. It also offers a downloadable version for integrating with popular remote monitoring and management solutions. Mobile device security scanning with iScan Online enables devices to be accessed from the cloud, allowing organisations to secure the devices of remote workers regardless of their location or network connection.
“Service providers and resellers are often the experts on whom businesses rely to ensure their network infrastructure is secure and fully compliant,” said Carl Banzhof, CEO of iScan Online. “By partnering with COMPUTERLINKS, iScan Online can now offer the channel the tools they need to address the new and serious challenges that BYOD and mobility can pose.”
The agreement complements COMPUTERLINKS' wider mobile management partner strategy, as iScan Online sits alongside other innovative and disruptive technology vendors including GLOBO, Ericom and MobileIron. COMPUTERLINKS' investment in mobile technologies is designed to empower its resellers to embrace the wealth of enterprise mobile opportunities either by offering solutions themselves or by delivering the capabilities direct to their customers.
About iScan Online
iScan Online provides BYOD and mobile device security for detecting vulnerabilities, configuration, compliance (PCI, HIPAA) and Data Discovery on mobile and traditional computing devices. Delivered via the cloud, iScan’s unique patent-pending technology enables it to deliver advanced scanning and mobility management in a fraction of the time and cost of traditional technologies. Headquartered in Plano, TX and expanding international presence. iScan Online is the recipient of the MSPWorld Cup Award™ 2013 from MSP Alliance. For more information, please visit www.iscanonline.com.
COMPUTERLINKS is the next generation distributor of IT security, network performance and Internet technology, providing UK and Irish channel partners with reliable, supported solutions from worldleading hardware and software manufacturers and service providers. COMPUTERLINKS concentrates on dynamic technologies such as cloud computing, virtualisation, and the growing area of IP Physical Security. It provides a comprehensive and complementary product portfolio, backed by an extensive range of knowledge-based professional and managed services, to ensure its channel partners deliver the right solutions to their customers. COMPUTERLINKS is 100 per cent committed to the two-tier channel and delivers profitable growth to its partners and competitive advantage to their customers by providing a full-service package of technical, sales and marketing support, practical training and efficient logistics. The company currently has over 660 employees operating across 26 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.computerlinks.co.uk
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