Canon IT Solutions and Clavister Makes Further Gains in Japanese IT Security Market

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. 2016-06-30, by Nikolas Georgii

Canon IT Solutions places additional orders according to plan and adds 3.9MSEK to previously announced orders of 1,9MSEK during Q2


30 June 2016 - Canon IT Solutions Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of the Canon Marketing Japan (Canon MJ) Group and Clavister (Nasdaq: CLAV), a provider of high performance security solutions, have announced that their sales partnership is making further progress in the Japanese IT security market.  

This has resulted in orders from Canon totaling 5.8MSEK for Clavister’s next-generation firewall solutions, which includes an order of 1.9MSEK announced earlier in 2016.  Clavister and Canon signed a formal partnership agreement in Q4 2015.

Jim Carlsson, Clavister CEO said:  “Although we are still in the initial phase of working with Canon IT Solutions to establish Clavister as one of the major security vendors in Japan, the progress is very encouraging.  We continue to work with Canon to help with training its local partners in Clavister's solutions and in identifying new sales opportunities, and we look forward with confidence to further growth in the Japanese market."


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About Canon IT Solution
Canon IT Solutions, is a fully-owned subsidiary of the Canon Marketing Japan Group which has over 18,000 employees worldwide and is one of the most influential system integrators and resellers of IT services in the Japanese market.