- Press Release
Avnet and nCircle to recruit additional business partners to respond to growth in demand for security and compliance auditing solutions
Bracknell, UK, 26 November 2010:
Avnet Technology Solutions, the solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) and vendor partner nCircle have witnessed a marked increase in demand for automated security and compliance auditing solutions in the UK in the last twelve months. As a result a new partner programme is to be launched to recruit additional business partners for nCircle’s vulnerability, configuration compliance and risk management products.
Federico De La Mora, director EMEA of nCircle said, “nCircle has experienced nine consecutive years of revenue growth. In EMEA in the last year we have seen a remarkable 130% increase in revenue. This expansion is a reflection of our commitment to helping global companies secure their IT networks with highly effective solutions. Avnet has been integral to our success in EMEA due to its scale and stability. We have utilised its credit capabilities and ability to drive business development across solutions and industry sectors via its extensive partner network.”
nCircle’s solutions help manage and reduce security risk and achieve compliance for an organisation’s networked systems, operating systems, applications, vulnerabilities and configurations. More than 4500 enterprises, government agencies and service providers around the world rely on nCircle’s proactive solutions and advanced analytics.
Bruce Hockin, head of business strategy, Avnet Technology Solutions, said, “Our aim is to sign six new nCircle business partners by the end of 2011. We have seen the market for nCircle products and solutions develop in the last few years and current growth rates are very impressive. This is a great opportunity for business partners to provide their customers with effective solutions to address security challenges while offering advisory and professional services at the same time. Building on our experience and support the plan is to capitalise on the market for network security in the coming months and drive further success for nCircle and our business partners.”
About nCircle Suite360
nCircle provides the world's most comprehensive suite of solutions for agentless security and configuration auditing for physical and virtual IT environments. nCircle’s solutions combine the broadest discovery of networked systems and their operating systems, applications, vulnerabilities and configurations with advanced analytics to help enterprises reduce security risk and achieve compliance. nCircle's solutions includes IP360™ for vulnerability management and risk management, WebApp360™ for web application vulnerability auditing, Configuration Compliance Manager™ (CCM) for configuration auditing of servers, desktops and network devices and file integrity monitoring, Certified PCI Scan Service™ for on-demand self-service PCI scanning, and Suite360 Intelligence Hub™ for IT governance, risk and compliance (ITGRC) reporting and analytics. nCircle Suite360 includes policies for NIST, CIS benchmarks, Microsoft, Oracle, VMware, HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, FDCC, DISA STIG, ISO 27001 and more, enabling organizations to efficiently determine the security and compliance of their networks.
nCircle is the leading provider of automated security and compliance auditing solutions. More than 4,500 enterprises, government agencies and service providers around the world rely on nCircle's proactive solutions to manage and reduce security risk and achieve compliance on their networks. nCircle has won numerous awards for growth, innovation, customer satisfaction and technology leadership. nCircle is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with regional offices throughout the United States and in London and Toronto. Additional information about nCircle is available at www.ncircle.com.
About Avnet Technology Solutions
As a global solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver effective solutions that address the business challenges of their end-user customers locally and around the world. For fiscal year 2010, the group served customers in more than 30 countries and generated US $ 8.19 billion in annual revenue. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. Visit: www.ts.avnet.com/emea/
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 3, 2010, Avnet generated revenue of $19.16 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com (AVT_IR)
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Avnet Technology Solutions
Linda Patterson, Marketing Director
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