Clavister Strengthens Partnerships to Grow Market Presence in Japan Clavister

STOCKHOLM. 2014-09-18, by Nikolas Georgii

Clavister, a leader in high performance network security, is growing its presence in Japan with new distribution and integrator partnerships, and exhibiting together with leading SI MIRAIT at the CEATEC event in Tokyo in October.

At the CEATEC event, Clavister and integrator MIRAIT will showcase Clavister’s security solutions for enterprises, cloud providers, mobile operators and telcos, to meet the growing demand for advanced security solutions in Japan.  Shinobu Färnlöf, Clavister’s Worldwide Channel Manager, will give a presentation at CEATEC on Clavister’s next-generation network security solutions, and embedded security technology for the ‘Internet of Things’. 

Clavister is also working with leading distributor, Bluestar Corporation to appoint more partners to further develop its channels to market in Japan.  The Japanese cyber security market was worth $4.14 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow to over $10 billion over the next five years.  It is the world’s largest IT security market outside of the US.

Shinobu Färnlöf said:  “Working with and growing our partner base is key to establishing Clavister as a leading provider of security solutions in Japan, which is the world’s third-largest IT market.  Our attendance at CEATEC is a testament to the rapid progress we have during this year, with the help of our partners’ in-depth sector experience and capabilities.”

Shigeru Yanagisawa, Director of integrator MIRAIT said:  “Since partnering with Clavister earlier this year, we are seeing strong and growing interest in its security solutions, with their advanced feature set, reliability and competitive pricing.  We believe that Clavister’s expertise in LTE and 4G network security in particular combined with MIRAIT's solution and service offerings will create new business opportunities in the Japanese market.

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 security solutions for mobile network operators to secure 4G and LTE networks, enabling mobile network operators to secure their networks against cyberattacks and data interception.  It is also developing low-footprint, embedded security technology to help secure IP-connected smart devices.

 

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 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.

Clavister is a member of Intel’s Network Builders program (networkbuilders.intel.com), a cross-industry initiative that enables telcos to build and manage business-critical infrastructures, with lower capital and operating costs.  For more information about Clavister, visit www.clavister.com

 

About MIRAIT

MIRAIT Corporation (MIRAIT), a leading ICT integrator in Japan, has conducted business creating communication infrastructures for over half a century as partners of telecommunications carriers. MIRAIT Holdings, its parent company, had net sales of 271 billion yen in the FYE March 2013, growing into the industry's leading groups.

The Group conducts business in a wide range of areas including ICT, the environment and energy, based on the creation of communication infrastructure (fixed communication and mobile communication) that is its main business, accounts for about 70% of net sales.  With nationwide business expansion and multi-carrier compatibility, MIRAIT is actively expanding new growing markets, such as network security, cloud solution and other innovative areas. For more information about MIRAIT, visit www.mrt.mirait.co.jp/english.