STOCKHOLM. 2014-08-14, by Nikolas Georgii
Next-generation firewall vendor appoints first enterprise partner in Croatia
Clavister, a leader in high performance, high availability network security, has entered the Croatian market, announcing an agreement with itSoft, a leading internet service provider and cloud managed services provider, to become its first enterprise partner in the country.
itSoft is offering its customer base Clavister’s virtualised next generation firewall as a value added service, providing a Security-as-a-Service solution that eliminates the need for upfront capital investment and enables flexible provisioning of security features. itSoft will also deploy Clavister’s physical firewall solution to secure its data centre that provides managed hosted service solutions to customers.
Tomislav Pojatina, Senior Account Manager, said: “Clavister’s advanced feature set, reliability and competitive pricing made it the stand out solution on the market. Partnering with Clavister is an excellent opportunity for itSoft to deliver value-added security solutions and services to existing and new customers. Working with Clavister will enable us to have a robust central and virtualised firewall service from a single provider simplifying the provisioning for our support team. This will provide our customers with a scalable solution that is easy to manage and control.”
itSoft is deploying Clavister W5 next generation firewalls for all internal and public VLANs, functioning as the business’ central gateway. itSoft is also running Clavisters virtual firewall on its VMware cloud infrastructure service to deliver security-as-a-service to customers. This gives every customer full control over security settings enabling them to tailor security to their individual requirements.
Shinobu Färnlöf, Worldwide Channel Manager, Clavister said: “Organisations are increasingly moving towards managed and cloud security services to meet their security requirements. Clavister delivers on this market transition and with itSoft we have the right partner to enter the Croatian market. We are already benefitting from an excellent relationship with itSoft whose knowledge and expertise in integration and cloud managed services will enable us to quickly grow our market presence.”
Clavister’s solutions range from the E5, an entry level next-generation firewall (NGFW) in a desktop sized package, to the 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. Clavister recently introduced a range of solutions for mobile network operations to secure 4G and LTE networks, enabling mobile network operators to secure their networks again cyber attacks and data interception.
Clavister is a leading security provider for fixed, mobile and virtual network environments. Its award-winning solutions give enterprises, cloud service providers and telecoms operators the highest levels of protection against current and new threats, and unmatched reliability. Clavister’s performance in the security sector was recognised in 2013 with the 2012 Product Quality Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan. The company was founded in Sweden in 1997, with its solutions available globally through its network of channel partners. For more information about Clavister, visit www.clavister.com.
ITSoft, a leading integrator based in Jastrebarsko, Croatia has provided advanced virtualization, security and data storage solutions for over 15 years and is the preferred IT outsourcing partner for businesses in Croatia. ITSoft continually strives to give the best value IT services with the highest quality IT solutions. Its reputation for efficiency and flexibility amongst customers sees them continually expand within the Croatian market and has won the company the ISO 9001:2008 certificate for “Planning and Managing Customers IT Services”. http://www.itsoft.hr.