Pinnacle has been appointed an official distributor for global cyber security technology company Bitdefender.
The company will be responsible for the distribution of Bitdefender’s range of consumer products into Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Zambia, as well as corporate solutions to the SADC region which includes South Africa.

Pinnacle will distribute products such as Bitdefender 2018, a consumer range that comprises Bitdefender Total Security, Internet Security and Antivirus Plus.

“Pinnacle features a strong channel footprint into Africa which aligns well with our focus to grow the awareness and adoption of Bitdefender consumer on the continent,” says Pablo Puig, channel director: Africa at Bitdefender. “For our Bitdefender corporate solutions, Pinnacle’s entrenched education and government business will provide a good synergy, enabling us to strengthen our business in these very important marketplaces.”

Pinnacle CEO Tim Humphreys-Davies comments: “Bitdefender’s broad portfolio of solutions covering the home user, as well as business customers was the reason that Pinnacle wanted to partner. The solution offering from Bitdefender aligns perfectly with Pinnacle’s broad customer base and ambitions to grow.

“Enterprise ready software forms the cornerstone of our strategy to deliver the exceptional to our customers.”

Bitdefender offers an extensive portfolio of award-winning security solutions for both consumers and corporate users, recognised for its protection capabilities by amongst others Gartner, Frost & Sullivan and AV-Comparatives.

For the past six years, the company’s consumer products have dominated testing by the renowned AV-TEST, receiving awards for Best Performance and Best Protection.