Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that its solutions are now available to academic, government and non-profit institutions nationwide through one of the largest privately owned academic software resellers in the U.S., Software Express. Software Express sells volume licensing software primarily to educational institutions, with additional sales to government and non-profit organizations. The service provider will now offer its clients Panda Cloud Protection, a comprehensive managed security service that offers instantaneous, unobtrusive endpoint, Web, and email security anywhere, anytime. Software Express chose to represent Panda Security because of its track record for reliability, superior customer service, and positive user feedback.
“Our customers are looking for powerful, easy-to-manage solutions that can protect students’ and employees’ confidential data stored on local and remote systems,” said Rob Delevan, senior territory manager, Software Express. “Panda Cloud Protection is perfect for school environments that require robust security and minimal interference with the learning process. Because the service operates in the cloud and is managed through a Web-based administrative console, we can provide service and support to our clients whenever and wherever necessary without impacting the performance of their PCs or networks.”
Panda Cloud Protection solutions leverage the cloud to deliver optimum benefits to resellers and their customers though streamlined security and fully hosted anytime, anywhere management capabilities, enabling Software Express and other resellers to deliver better protection to more clients using fewer resources. The strength of Panda Security’s solutions, together with the company’s wide-ranging channel partner program, will help Software Express to protect its margins as well as increase deal registrations and customer satisfaction.
“We are proud that Panda’s partnership with Software Express is enabling educational, non-profit and government organizations to protect their networks unobtrusively and effectively,” said Rick Carlson, president, U.S. operations, Panda Security. “We are also confident that Software Express will see significant business growth with Panda Security’s line of high-margin, easy to implement and manage solutions.”
Panda Security’s channel program, solutions, and executive leadership have been recognized by leading channel experts. Recent awards include:
• Partner Program: The Panda Security Partner Program was recognized with a five-star rating in Everything Channel’s 16th annual 2010 Partner Program Guide.
• Technology: Panda Cloud Protection was named one of the “20 Coolest Cloud Computing Security Products” by CRN in February 2010.
• Executive Leadership: Panda Security’s President of U.S. Operations, Rick Carlson was recently named a CRN Channel Chief for his laser focus on executing effective channel partner programs and strategies in the company.
Panda Cloud Protection solutions are available through Software Express now. Interested organizations can contact the company at 800-527-7638 or nicepeople[.]swexpress.com.
About Panda Security
Founded in 1990, Panda Security (pandasecurity.com) is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based security solutions with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the world. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples per day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on PC performance. Panda Security has 56 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in California and European headquarters in Spain.
Panda Security collaborates with Special Olympics, WWF and Invest for Children as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy.