Sophos chooses Giacom as UK distribution partner
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Giacom is excited to be able to announce that Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity has chosen Giacom as a UK distribution partner.
This is part of Sophos’ expansion to its UK distribution. All of our existing partners will have access to Sophos’ complete portfolio of cybersecurity solutions, including threat response services, starting in November 2021.
All existing Sophos partners are required to move to the new distribution channel, this process will be managed throughout the final quarter of 2021 and our team is looking forward to welcoming them in the coming months. All existing Sophos partners must have nominated a new distribution partner before 31st December 2021.
"We are very excited to add Sophos to the Giacom Cloud Market and provide our partners with access to a world class security solutions provider. As a prominent brand in the cybersecurity space, Sophos increases the strength of our own security portfolio,” said Mike Wardell, chief executive officer, Giacom. "To be chosen by Sophos as a key distributor is excellent recognition of Giacom’s reputation and market leading position. Giacom and Sophos share many of the same values and we look forward to continuing to provide Sophos partners excellent customer service."
Carl Oliver, senior product manager at Giacom added, "We’re delighted to add Sophos to the Giacom security portfolio, further strengthening our security offering for our customers.
The solution is a great addition for our existing customers and we're the perfect choice for Sophos customers migrating from Sophos direct. We guarantee a simple migration and we’re certain our award-winning proposition, portal and customer support will provide customers with the tools they need to grow and be successful.”
Giacom to further support growth in MSP market
"The demand for managed security services and cloud security has seen unprecedented growth in the past few years,” said Scott Barlow, vice president, Global MSP and Cloud Alliances, Sophos. "Sophos is continually arming MSPs with the latest multi-layered security to support protection, visibility and compliance for on-premises and public cloud environments. We are thrilled to be working with Giacom in the UK to further support the extraordinary growth we have seen amongst MSPs worldwide."
Learn how to choose Giacom as your Sophos distribution partner
Giacom are a fast-growing, award-winning technology business focussed on software distribution through our online cloud marketplace. We make ordering, managing and selling cloud software solutions simple for IT service providers. Our integrated, API-driven Giacom Cloud Market connects our ITC partners with world leading cloud vendors. There’s a wealth of sales, marketing and technical resources available with a click. All this is backed by our brilliant team, who have supported thousands of channel businesses in the UK to build their recurring-revenue cloud businesses. Because we only sell through partners, our entire business model is focused around supporting our partner’s successful growth.
Giacom is part of the Digital Wholesale Solutions (DWS) Group, which brings together three channel leading solutions – telecoms, cloud software services and cloud billing.
Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.