Clavister Signs Black IP as new Distributor for Dutch Market

STOCKHOLM. 2013-12-05, by Nikolas Georgii

Clavister, a leader in high-performance, high-availability network security, has appointed BlackIP as its new value-added distributor for the Dutch market.

BlackIP will distribute Clavister's full range of network security solutions for Enterprise, Cloud providers and Telecom Operators. In addition to sales activities, BlackIP will play a key role in technical pre-and post-sales support. The agreement will enable Clavister to take its expansion plans to the next level.

"Partnering with Clavister is an excellent opportunity for us,” said Jacco van der Kleij, Founder and Managing Director of Black IP. “Its innovative products and service offerings will be of great value to us and moreover to our customers. Not only are we able to offer high quality next-generation security offerings with unmatched performance capabilities, we also can contribute to the ever-increasing demand of our partners that want to evolve towards offering a managed security service. With its security as a service solutions Clavister is uniquely positioned to provide our partners exactly that.”

Niels Pluijmen, Regional Sales Director Benelux continues: “A major market shift is taking place, as organizations are continuously seeking ways to consolidate and reduce their network security costs. Across all market segments we see customers shift towards managed and cloud security services to meet their security requirements. Clavister delivers on this market transition, offering the right tools and products together with a unique business model based on three key pillars: flexibility, operational efficiency and monthly invoicing.

“Partnering with BlackIP will help us move towards the next level of market maturity in the Netherlands. Clavister seeks to develop a strong channel partner base, which will be an incremental part of our ambitious growth plans in this region. We are convinced that BlackIP is a truly focused security distributor that is fully committed and aligned with our vision."

About BlackIP

BlackIP is a valued added Distributor of security appliances in the Benelux. As a specialized distributor of Network Security appliances and System Integrity solutions across the Benelux, BlackIP provides an extensive range of solutions exclusively through its valued reseller partners. BlackIP was founded in the year 2003 and is a privately held company with headquarters in Den Haag. To learn more about BlackIP, please visit: http://www.blackip.nl

About Clavister
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 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.