Vasco Data Security (Nasdaq: VDSI), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products announced today its distribution agreement with Tech Data Corporation, a leading provider of IT products, logistics management and other value-added services.
By partnering with Tech Data to distribute its DIGIPASS authentication products, VASCO and its reseller partners will be able to take advantage of the growing demand for these security solutions among businesses of all sizes throughout North America. VASCO's solutions offer user authentication and e-signature capability which enhance secure access to corporate networks, online accounts and applications.
"VASCO has a longstanding working relationship with Tech Data in Europe; we are excited to extend our distribution agreement to North America. As businesses continue to extend access to corporate resources the need for effective authentication solutions expands. We are convinced that Tech Data is the perfect partner for us to reach and recruit the resellers supporting the network security needs of end users throughout the region," says Jan Valcke, President and COO at VASCO Data Security.
Tech Data will offer its reseller customers access to the DIGIPASS Pack for Remote Authentication, IDENTIKEY and DIGIPASS product lines. VASCO and Tech Data will work together to identify, educate, recruit and enable IT resellers interested in expanding their network security solutions offering.
VASCO's best-of-breed DIGIPASS authentication solutions are competitive, fast, easy to install, and simplify the migration from other providers to VASCO. They replace the use of insecure static passwords with dynamic one-time passwords (OTP). By adding DIGIPASS authentication to the network infrastructure, unauthorized access to networks, applications, and business-critical data is eliminated. Furthermore, online transactions can be secured with DIGIPASS using e-signature avoiding that documents and transactions are altered in transit.
"Comprehensive network security and user authentication solutions-especially considering the explosive growth of mobile devices, wireless networking and remote workforces-are crucial for businesses of all sizes to proterrotect digital assets like customer records, intellectual property and other sensitive information," said Tech Data Vice President, Software Product Marketing, Stacy Nethercoat. "That creates opportunity for our reseller customers who are implementing those security solutions. By partnering with VASCO, we are providing them with access to a broader array of security solutions they can add to their own offerings."