NEWTON, Mass – July 28, 2009 – Cyber-Ark, the leading global software provider for protecting critical applications, identities and information, today announced it has partnered with Computacenter, a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services in Europe. With this reseller agreement, Computacenter is able to deliver the benefits of Cyber-Ark’s full portfolio of Privileged Identity Management and Highly-Sensitive Information Management software solutions to the German market.
“This reseller agreement with Computacenter represents an important step in expanding Cyber-Ark’s European market share,” said Jochen Koehler, Cyber-Ark’s channel director for Germany. “Computacenter is an ideal partner for Cyber-Ark based on its established customer base, market reach and demonstrated technology expertise in the security and identity management sectors. Computacenter has also established an excellent reputation for outstanding customer service and support.”
In Germany, Computacenter has more than 4,000 employees at 22 locations. In addition to being in close proximity to its customers, Computacenter’s Security Consulting Group includes an experienced team of professionals who are experts in delivering Digital Identity Solutions including Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), smart cards, single sign-on and strong authentication. This deep technology experience is a great asset for Cyber-Ark in terms of helping to educate the market about the important role of Privileged Identity Management and High-Sensitive Information Management in a comprehensive IT security strategy.
“Our partnership with Cyber-Ark broadens our product portfolio significantly – especially in the business-critical and compliance-related field of privileged accounts,” said Carsten Dibbern, head of the Competence Center for Digital Identity, Computacenter. “This sector is becoming increasingly important. Cyber-Ark and Computacenter have already worked on several successful customer projects together, the results of which indicate that privileged identity management is becoming so important, organizations will not be able to ignore it.”
Cyber-Ark’s Privileged Identity Management Suite v5.0 is the industry’s most comprehensive solution for securing, managing and monitoring all activities associated with powerful privileged accounts, including both administrative and application identities. The Highly Sensitive Information Management Suite (HSIM) is a secure repository and sharing platform for managing and protecting an enterprises’ most critical and highly sensitive data.