Kaspersky Lab, one of the world’s leading anti-virus companies, has strengthened its presence in the channel sector with a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro UK, the UK division of Ingram Micro Inc, the world’s largest technology distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company.
The agreement constitutes Kaspersky Lab’s fifth UK distribution partnership and follows the company’s drive to add channel partners to its reseller network, and increase its reseller base from 70 to 200 by the end of the year.
Under the terms of the agreement, Ingram Micro UK will be able to offer its resellers and retailers, Kaspersky Lab’s entire range of products which offer protection to both home and business users against the increasing threats from malicious code.
Simon Geach, UK and Ireland Channel and Retail Sales Manager, Kaspersky Lab, sees the partnership as an excellent opportunity for Kaspersky Lab to enter the retail market. “With its strong reputation and position in the retail sector, Ingram Micro UK is the ideal distributor to help us increase our share of this key market.”
Commenting on the partnership, Johan Vandenbussche, Managing Director, Ingram Micro said: ”We are delighted to have been appointed as a distribution partner for Kaspersky Lab. This agreement provides our software division with another very strong addition to its vendor portfolio and we will look to utilise the breadth of our reseller base to create new market opportunities for Kaspersky Lab.”