Infotouch partners up with VASCO
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and ZURICH, Switzerland, August 27, 2013 - VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products, announces today that it partners up with Infotouch Technologies a leading Systems Integrator and eSolutions company in Middle East based at Dubai Internet City, United Arabic Emirates, to target the United Arab Emirates with its strong authentication and e-signature solutions.
Infotouch is a value-added Reseller which distributes IT products and services backed up by a highly qualified pre-sales and post-sales team. For the VASCO solutions, Infotouch is a premium VASCO Partner, after successfully completing both the technical and sales certifications. The team of certified engineers can handle both project implementation and after sales support and works together very closely with the local and global VASCO team.
VASCO provides the world with easy-to-use, convenient and secure authentication solutions and services. On the client-side VASCO offers a wide range of end-user authenticator devices, called DIGIPASS. These hardware or software devices enable users to generate a one-time password (OTP) that can only be used once in a limited period of time, to log in to a system in a secure way. More complex, but equally user-friendly authentication devices are the challenge/response, e-signature or PKI devices. On the server-side, VASCO offers back-end authentication platforms to secure remote access to corporate resources and various types of (web-based) applications.
Amitabh Tiwari, Business Head and Head of Operations for Infotouch in Middle East, asserts; “in the entire Middle Eastern region demand in the IT security and authentication segment is increasing significantly. Enterprises, big and small, have started recognizing the importance of providing secured access to their IT channels using ultra-secured authentication methods. VASCO, a specialist in securing Internet Security applications and transactions, is one of the most recognized suppliers of robust authentication & e-signature solutions and services. Infotouch is proud and privileged to be able to offer VASCO’s cutting edge solutions to its very elite list of clients, meeting their ever increasing demands of such solutions.”
Jan Valcke, President and COO VASCO Data Security, highlights; “We have experienced a great demand for secure authentication methods in the United Arab Emirates. By partnering with the value-added distributor Infotouch, we can take a big step forward in the region. Their broad experience in the local market enables us to target all different sectors with our secure authentication portfolio. We believe that with this partnership, we can expand our growth significantly over the coming years.”
VASCO Data Security will exhibit during the GITEX Technology Week, from 20 till 24 October, in the Dubai World Trade Center. Visit the VASCO booth D1-33 in Hall 1.
Infotouch is a leading IT systems Integrator and an interactive ICT company that combines design and technology to deliver innovative IT and e-business solutions. Infotouch offers cutting edge solutions in IT Security, Infrastructure, Business Automation, BI, Collaboration, and eSolutions. Infotouch is about integration of creative synergies, having elite level of partnerships with IT majors like Vasco, Microsoft, Cisco and many more. Infotouch offers years of experience in IT Infrastructure including Security and authentication solutions, software development. As a preferred solutions provider to many top clients from Oil & Gas, Government, Energy, Banking and Hospitality sector, Infotouch’s focus is not only on technology, tools or processes alone, but on implementing a rich mix of all the three, to most effectively deliver world class solutions and IT applications.
VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet Security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as global software company for Internet Security serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including approximately 1,700 international financial institutions. VASCO’s prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government. VASCO’s products and services are delivered on the customers’ premises or in the cloud.Forward Looking Statements:
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