Datacentrix has been awarded Gold Partner status by global IT security solutions provider Trend Micro.
According to Wayne Olsen, Datacentrix security business unit manager, the agreement acknowledges Datacentrix’ expertise within the security space, and more specifically, its ability to drive the Trend Micro “Deep Security” cloud protection message.
“Datacentrix is constantly reviewing and assessing the sector to ensure that we align ourselves with the industry’s leading vendors and provide clients with solutions that make good business sense. We’ve seen market demand on the increase for Trend Micro’s excellent product offering, and our achievement of gold partnership status reinforces our commitment to this relationship,” he explains.
“The appointment of Datacentrix as a Gold Partner is a strategic win for Trend Micro. It will assist us to better position and drive our portfolio of security offerings among the larger enterprises and datacentre customers in the region; an area where we are enjoying phenomenal success globally,” states Anvee Alderton, channel manager at Trend Micro Southern Africa.
“The company has made a significant investment into developing the internal mechanisms that support its Gold Partner status. We are delighted to have a reseller with the technical skills, training and sales know-how to provide local customers with access to solutions, such as Deep Security and Deep Discovery, that traverse mobility, cloud and the datacentre.”
Its position as Gold Partner allows Datacentrix to offer the following Trend Micro solutions:
* Hybrid cloud security – datacentre security, cloud security and virtualisation security;
* Network security – integrated advanced threat prevention and advanced threat detection;
* User protection – endpoint and gateway suites, endpoint security, email security, Web security, SaaS application security and forensics
Solutions in the portfolio cater for ransomware, compliance, cloud, healthcare, point-of-sale, end-of-support systems.