Security vendor gets into managed services
07 Feb 2011
itbusiness.ca, By Paolo Del Nibletto
Cancun, Mexico - Internet security vendor Kaspersky Lab is getting into the managed services space, the company announced at its annual partner conference, and are readying a solution for release in the second quarter of this year.
The managed services solution will be called Service Provider Edition and is currently being piloted in Calgary by IT consulting firm ES Williams.
Andrew Leung, vice president of ES Williams, said that customer value with this solution will be boiled down to the low monthly cost and the flexibility to add and subtract licenses. “There is no capital outlay or infrastructure cost for clients to acquire this end point security solution. It's a low cost point of entry for customers and we have been able to manage it on our network, which will help them be protected better,” he said.
Kaspersky partners and push them to go after new customers while addressing existing customers.