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Forcepoint announces distie partnership with Orca Tech in Australia
Wed, 16th Aug 2017
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​Sydney-based IT security distributor Orca Tech has announced a strategic partnership with cybersecurity vendor Forcepoint.

According to Orca Tech, the deal will support both companies' efforts to better serve customers across Australia.

The partnership will provide Orca Tech with access to the full breadth of Forcepoint's human-centric security solutions, including DLP, insider threat, web security, email security and next-generational firewall technologies.

The specialist security distributor will become a key strategic partner for Forcepoint within Australia, focusing on both enterprise and government customers.

“Forcepoint's partnership with Orca Tech will help our customers protect their employees, critical business data and intellectual property by detecting and eliminating risky cyber behaviours,” says Guy Eilon, country manager of Forcepoint ANZ.

“Orca Tech has a proven track record in delivering value to their partner network and an exceptional reputation in the security market.

Australia and New Zealand marketing manager at Orca Tech, Jelena Milosevic says companies need to focus less on protecting infrastructure and more on human points of interaction with systems and data.

“Our customers face a rapidly evolving threat landscape. While many solutions on the market today focus on defending the perimeter, this partnership with Forcepoint enables us to offer our customers a new opportunity to implement a system of solutions that work together to eliminate cybersecurity blind spots everywhere,” says Milosevic.

“We are excited to bring our customers a differentiated, people-centric approach to security.

This is the second strategic agreement announced by Orca Tech in recent times after the distributor signing a distie agreement with Malwarebytes in March this year, with Milosevic noting they look forward to offering managed services providers, resellers and ultimately end user customers a high degree of support, focus and commitment for the Australian market.