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SkyRecon Systems consolidates their UK market entry with new strategic partner alliance and new London address
SkyRecon Systems and Unit4 Agresso Security Solutions working together to introduce StormShield® on the United Kingdom IT security market
Paris, April 21, 2005: After recently having entered the IT security market in the United Kingdom, SkyRecon Systems, Europe’s premier vendor of behavioural security software solutions, marks a new significant step by signing a strategic partnership deal with Unit4 Agresso Security Solutions.
Unit4 Agresso Security Solutions, a leading UK/European provider of expertise in the area of information security services, products and solutions, will hereafter be distributing SkyRecon’s innovative StormShield ® solution.
SkyRecon’s StormShield ® provides a radical new approach to IT security. Operating on the kernel level, StormShield ® , based on patented and internationally awarded S.H.A.R.P. technology, intercepts, analyses and blocks all dangerous activities at the very moment they are initiated.
“As a leading security solutions provider, Unit4 Agresso Security Solutions are consistently looking for new products and partners that will provide a strategic edge to our solutions portfolio. We carefully reviewed the StormShield ® solution and we can clearly see it as a ‘must have’ product. With more and more systems getting compromised it will provide a strong defensive mechanism for any companies’ security framework.” said Derek Powell, Business Development Manager, Unit4 Agresso.
For SkyRecon, another important step has been to secure a local address in London. The physical presence on this new market will give SkyRecon greater capability to detect and trigger new business opportunities and being truly responsive to UK market demands, as well as supporting partners’ efforts.
"The partnership with Unit4 Agresso is a crucial step in implementing our business development strategy in the United Kingdom and Ireland," said Philippe Honigman, COO of SkyRecon Systems. “Being on the spot, close to our partners and customers, is decisive for building customer satisfaction and for our success on the market. Teaming up with such a competent partner as Unit 4 Agresso Security Solutions is definitely an important move in the right direction.”
SkyRecon System and Unit4 Agresso Security Solutions will be present at Infosecurity Europe 2005, stand 6140,to launch StormShield ® 3.1. For further information about StormShield ® or for interview opportunities with SkyRecon Systems’ executive team, please contact Anna Andersson, at +33 1 55 02 14 54.
About SkyRecon Systems
SkyRecon Systems is Europe’s premier vendor of behavioural security software solutions. SkyRecon’s mission is to ensure proactive protection of users' workstations, applications and data. The company’s flagship product - StormShield - enables any organisation to protect its entire population of d esktop and mobile w orkstations from both known and unknown viruses and from any form of malicious targeted attack. It is based on SkyRecon’s patented S.H.A.R.P. technology (System Host Adaptive Response and Protection) – the result of state-of-the-art research into kernel programming and artificial intelligence, for which SkyRecon has received numerous European awards. Customers include: Suez, Danone, Naf-Naf, La Poste.
For more information, please visit our web site: www.skyrecon.com
About Unit4 Agresso
Established in 1991, the ‘Unit4 Agresso’ Group is recognised as the UK's leading providers of expertise in the area of information security services. The ‘Unit4 Agresso’ Group provides high-technology products, services, consultancy and training to a wide range of customers in Ireland and the UK. Our customers include government, enterprise and SME organisations.
In December 2002, Priority Data Group was acquired by (and is now a wholly owned subsidiary of) Unit 4 Agresso NV. Unit 4 Agresso NV is a Dutch based, pan-European software company, providing customers with the opportunity to manage their companies efficiently and securely. The solutions that Unit 4 Agresso offers are in the provision of advanced business software combined with optimum security of the company information.
Unit 4 Agresso NV has its head office in The Netherlands, is listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. Unit 4 Agresso is included in the AEX Next 150 and Midkap Indexes. Unit 4 Agresso has 1,400 employees and has an annual turnover in excess of € 200 million. Unit 4 Agresso has offices in The Netherlands, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and Germany. Unit 4 Agresso also conducts business through a global network of indirect partners, resellers and distributors in most parts of the world, including USA, Canada, Italy, Iceland and Spain.
Specifically,’Unit4 Agresso Security Solutions’ provides security related managed services, risk evaluation consultancy, network management, technical support and training. Its extensive portfolio of security products includes: intrusion detection, network analysis, anti virus, biometrics, content filtering, firewall systems, VPN, encryption and PKI. We employ a team of highly trained professionals with senior level experience in the computer security and network architecture industries to enable delivery of the highest quality services and IT security solutions.
Unit 4 Agresso Security Solutions UK
Telephone: + 44 (1) 442 840 840
Unit 4 Agresso Security Solutions Ireland
Telephone: + 353 (0)1 413 90 82
For more information on Unit 4 Agresso, visit www.unit4agresso.com