Canon IT Solutions Makes Further Inroads into Japanese IT Security Market with Clavister Solutions

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. 2016-04-01, by Nikolas Georgii

Joint marketing investment in Japan leads to orders worth 1.9million SEK


Canon IT Solutions Inc., a core company of the Canon Marketing Japan (Canon MJ) group and Clavister, a provider of high performance network security solutions, have made significant progress in the Japanese IT security market, resulting in orders from Canon, together worth 1.9million SEK for Clavister’s solutions.  

The companies signed a distribution agreement in Q4 2015 and have since been jointly investing in marketing Clavister solutions in Japan. As a result of the activity Canon IT has ordered 300 E80 and 10 W20 Clavister appliances for resale to Japanese businesses, as it sees substantial interest in the solutions within the market. Further orders are already in the pipeline as the companies work to earn an increased share of the $360M market in Japan for security appliances.

Clavister CEO Jim Carlsson commented: “Clavister and Canon have jointly invested very heavily in marketing activity and we are starting to see rewards for our efforts. We already have a healthy pipeline of interested companies and are confident that we will be able to continue to build on our early successes as more companies become aware of our market leading solutions.”

Canon IT Solutions, is a fully-owned subsidiary of the Canon group which has over 26,000 employees worldwide and is one of the most influential system integrators and resellers of IT services in the Japanese market.  Canon is rapidly increasing its efforts to consolidate its position as a leading security solution provider.  Clavister’s solutions range from entry level next-generation firewalls (NGFW) in desktop-sized packages, to Virtual Series Gateways that enable the highest levels of throughput, offering six nines (99.9999%) availability for carrier-grade security in the most demanding network environments. 


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